2680 Bialik Rd, Manistee, MI 49660
stay@matsonscampground.com

Boat Rentals

BOAT, KAYAK, CANOE AND TUBE RENTALS AVAILABLE

BOAT RENTALS

Plan a fishing trip and catch a fish of a lifetime!  Use your expertise or luck and become a master angler fishing on the Big Manistee River! Fishing boats are available for rent at the office. Bringing your own boat? Boat launch is available on-site as well as docks that are also available for rent.

WATERCRAFT
DAILY RATE
16′ Boat w/ Motor $100
14′ Boat w/ Motor $85
Boat w/o Motor $40

All rentals include paddles, life vest/cushion, litter bag and transport to drop off site.

KAYAK AND CANOE TRIPS ON THE BIG MANISTEE RIVER

Enjoy floating the Big Manistee River by Kayak, Canoe or Tube to see  the beauty of the Wild and Scenic portion of the river as you float back to the campground.  Our shuttle service will take you “up river” to a federally maintained boat launch for easy access to the river and begin a wonderful relaxing float back to Matson’s Campground.

Other river trips may be available, please check with office for fees, length of trips and availability. Personal Watercraft transport fee per person $10-$15. Car spotting is available for a fee.

TRIPS & RENTALS
DURATION
Tippy Dam to Matson’s Campground 8 Hours
High Bridge to Matson’s Campground 4.5 to 5 Hours
Bear Creek to Matson’s Campground 1.5 to 2 Hours
Bear Creek to Matson’s Campground (Tube) 2.5 Hours
Kayak Rental (Single) $35
Kayak Rental (Double) $55
Canoe Rental $55
Tube Rental
(transport only/per person $10)
$15

All rentals include paddles, life vest/cushion, litter bag and transport to drop off site.

DOCK, STORAGE AND LAUNCH SERVICES

BOAT SERVICES
FEE
Seasonal Dock Rental $350
Monthly Dock Rental $125
Weekly Dock Rental $45
Weekend Dock Rental $25
Daily Dock Rental $15
Single Boat Launch $5
Seasonal Boat Launch $40
Monthly Trailer/Boat Storage $50

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