Manistee County Visitors Bureau
Beaches~Experience 25 miles of freshwater shoreline on Lake Michigan with over 50 access points! Since we know you can't get to them all, we have outlined the best ones you can expect to find along the lake shore. Manistee County also offers six universally accessible river and lake access platforms for people of all needs, ages and abilities. Explore the Shores is aMust See Manistee.
River Adventures~Of the five Wild and Scenic Rivers in Michigan's Lower Peninsula, three flow through Manistee County creating 276 miles of rivers and streams. Paddling the Manistee waterways varies from the gentle flow of the Big Manistee River to the swift white water twists and turns of the Pine River. View the salmon egg harvest at the DNR Weir on the Little Manistee River during the fall color season.
Hiking & Biking Trails~Manistee County has mountain and road biking trails from the shores of Lake Michigan to the winding rivers through the Manistee National Forest. Useful maps for North Country Trail, Manistee River Trail, Arcadia Dunes, the Lake Bluff Bird Sanctuary and many more state and federal trail systems at the link above.
ScenicM-22begins in Manistee. Turning west, the road takes you along farmland, corn fields, apple orchards, old schoolhouses, wineries, art studios, B&Bs, the magnificent lakeshore, dunes, charming coastal towns and White Birch trees.
Things To Do~Something for everyone - easy relaxing days by the beach, adventure hikes along Lake Michigan, or mountain biking in the National Forest. World class golf or World Record fishing, breathe in the fresh, clean air of northern Michigan in Manistee County.
Lodging~From business to pleasure, you are sure to find a perfect place to stay while in Manistee County! From quaint bed and breakfasts to beautiful golf resorts, Manistee is home to a diverse set of lodging options all with friendly staff that are excited to have you staying in Manistee County.