2680 Bialik Rd, Manistee, MI 49660


Amenities at Matson’s Campground

Tucked inside the Huron-Manistee National Forest on the Big Manistee River and Borski Bayou, there are many things to do at Matson’s Big Manistee River Campground!


  • Tent sites, RV/trailer sites
  • Lodge, cabins and RV rentals
  • Wooded & waterfront campsites
  • Full hook-ups (water, 30 amp electric, and septic)
  • Clean restrooms & showers
  • Coin laundry
  • Camp store & firewood
  • Water fill & dump station


  • Boat launch
  • Boat storage
  • Swimming area (at your own risk)
  • Hiking trails (Huron-Manistee National Forest, Big M, North Country Trail)


  • Boat 14’ w/motor
  • Boat 16’ w/motor
  • Boat 14’ w/o motor
  • Dock rental
  • Kayak (single)
  • Kayak (tandem)
  • Canoe
  • Inflatable Tubes
Our bathhouse and laundry facility is one of the best in the industry.
Visit our new camp store!


  • Manistee North Pierhead Lighthouse
  • Little River Casino
  • S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia
  • The Vogue Theatre
  • Douglas Valley Winery
  • Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts
  • Iron Fish Distillery
  • Crystal Mountain


  • Orchard Beach Aviation
  • Golf Courses (Arcadia Bluffs, Heathlands, Manistee National, Manistee Country Club, Fox Hills)
  • Arcadia Area Historical Museum
  • Little Manistee River Weir
  • M-22 Scenic Drive
  • Manistee Farmers Market
  • Lake Bluff Bird Sanctuary
  • Big-M Recreation Area
  • Beautiful Lake Michigan Beaches and Sunsets
  • Victorian Port City of Manistee
  • Big Lake Fishing – Lake Michigan Charters available
  • Festivals – Manistee National Forest Festival, Manistee County Fair, Manistee Victorian SleighBell Weekend, Brethren Days, Onekama Days, Hop and Props


Fishing guides available to help you land "the big one!"
Take a hike through the Huron-Manistee National Forest.

Contact us at (231) 723-5705 for more information or to inquire about options and available dates!