Platte River Campground in the Sleeping Bear Dunes Lakeshore

Platte River Campground is open year-round, on a first-come, first-served basis. Pull-in and pull-through sites are available for RV’s, including electrical hookups. Tent and walk-in sites are also available, some with electrical hookups.

Platte River Campground consists of 179 sites, with 44 reservable through the National Lakeshore at 1-800-365-CAMP. Portable water and a sanitation station are available near the entrance. Water is located throughout the campground, also there are flush toilets, camp sinks and shower facilities located at the restrooms.

Camping is limited to 14 days. Groups can reserve campsites by calling 877-444-6777, and there’s a nearby backcounty campground.

Platte River Campground map

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Platte River Campground Camping Fees

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Campsites with electrical hook-up for 1-6 persons: 96 Total Sites, 68 Reservable.
Fee/night = $21.00 with no reservation or $24.00 when reserved.

Campsites with no electrical hook-up for 1-6 persons: 53 Total Sites, 32 Reservable.
Fee/night = $16.00 with no reservation or $19.00 when reserved.

Walk-in Sites for 1-6 persons: 25 Total Sites, 17 Reservable
Fee/night = $12.00 with no reservation or $15.00 when reserved.

Platte River Group Campsites (hike-in, tents only) for 7-25 persons: 5 Total Sites, 5 Reservable.
Fee/night = $40.00 with no reservation or $43.00 when reserved.

Shower Tokens: One 6-minute Token for $1.00.

Information provided in part by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Current as of Jan 1, 2015

Platte River Campground page at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

These photos are by Craig (follow him on Flickr). Click the photos to see them bigger and view many more great photos in his Sleeping Bear Dunes photo set.

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