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Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has campgrounds that offer many options for a variety of camping styles. The Platte River Campground has a little bit of everything including back-in and pull-through RV sites, beautiful tent sites, group camping, and even adventurous walk-in or back-country sites. Much of the campground is open all year, with both reservation sites and first come first serve site available. The campground is located 10 miles south of Empire on Lake Michigan Road off M-22 at 5685 Lake Michigan Road, Honor, MI 49640.

Platte River Campground Information
Hours:
Open All Year (Reservations accepted for the summer months only)
Memorial Day to Labor Day (Summer) 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Spring & Fall – Hours vary
December thru March (Winter) Self-Registration
Phone: 231-325-5881
Location: At the entrance to the Platte River Campground, Lake Michigan Road, 1/4 mi. off M-22, southern end of the park.
Special Programs: Amphitheater located adjacent to the Ranger Station provides Evening Campfire Programs every day during the summer.
Campground: Platte River Campground is open all year.


Campsites with electrical hook-up for 1-6 persons: 96 Total Sites, 27 Reservable.
Fee/night = $21.00 with no reservation or $24.00 when reserved.
Campsites are reservable 5/22/2009 to 9/7/2009.

Campsites with no electrical hook-up for 1-6 persons: 53 Total Sites, 10 Reservable.
Fee/night = $16.00 with no reservation or $19.00 when reserved.
Campsites are reservable 5/22/2009 to 9/7/2009.

Walk-in Sites for 1-6 persons: 25 Total Sites, 6 Reservable
Fee/night = $12.00 with no reservation or $15.00 when reserved.
Campsites are reservable 5/22/2009 to 9/7/2009.

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.
Reservations Required 5/01/2009 to 10/1/2009.

Shower Tokens : Two 3-minute Tokens for $1.00.

Backcountry Sites (Open All Year)

White Pine Campground: 6 Sites Total, 0 Reservable. $5.00/night
Valley View Campground: 5 Sites Total, 0 Reservable. $5.00/night

For more information on camping fees, or to make online camping reservations click here.

For Sleeping Bear Dunes entrance fee information click here.

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