Government Landing, MI

US Forest Service

Government Landing

This camping area is named for Government Island. The 3 campsites are part of the Forest Services' 41 designated dispersed sites along the Upper Manistee River. The main access road along the powerline...[more]



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From Manistee -

  • Travel east on M-55 for 15 miles.
  • Turn left and travel north on High Bridge Rd. for 6 miles.
  • Turn right and travel east on Coates Hwy. for 3.5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel south on Dilling Rd. for 2.5 miles.
  • Turn left and travel northeast on Upper River Rd. for 2.5 miles to the entrance of the site.

From Brethren -

  • Drive 3.5 miles east on Coates Hwy.
  • Turn right onto Dilling Rd. And drive 2.5 miles.
  • Turn left onto Upper River Rd. and drive 2.5 miles northeast to the entrance of the site.

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