We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Orchard Beach State Park

2064 Lakeshore Rd, Manistee, MI 49660-9226
+1 231-723-7422
Review Highlights
Beautiful view...campground not so great

The view at this park is absolutely beautiful. The campground leaves a lot to be desired. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carrie B
Mason, Michigan
One of our favorite State campgrounds!

While it can get a little crowded and there isn't much of a beach, the view of Lake Michigan and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brad C
Lansing, Michigan
via mobile
Read all 102 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
2064 Lakeshore Rd, Manistee, MI 49660-9226
+1 231-723-7422
Write a Review
Reviews (102)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The view at this park is absolutely beautiful. The campground leaves a lot to be desired. I literally felt like we were camping in a parking lot. There are not many trees and the sites are super small. The bathrooms and showers were very dated,...More

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While it can get a little crowded and there isn't much of a beach, the view of Lake Michigan and sunsets are hard to top. Manistee has nice beach and cool downtown. Close to M22. Bathrooms and showers are dated, but decent. Lots of shaded...More

Thank Brad C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

once the campground filled up, it felt like you where often on others sites that where next to you. check in here was quick and easy, our site was pretty level , we were in the inside of the loop, would have preferred a site...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A pretty but looking worn state park right on Lake Michigan but with little to no beach. The lake is right at the bottom of very high bluffs. The views are great. The lots are large but very open. There are about 10 full hook...More

1  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a week, and it was beautiful. Quiet campground in the fall. Hot showers, large sites. Only issues, beach was closed & there is no warning for water shut off.

1  Thank KylAma97
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Great for a quick dip or just watching the sunset. If you collect rocks than you will love this beach. Small but very nice.

Thank Brandy M
Reviewed 1 September 2016

When we first heard about Orchard Beach Start Park,, we though it was just that, A State Park. We didn't relize it was a camp ground. When we arrive to visit it, the gentleman at the gate was ver friendly when he realized that we...More

2  Thank 735myrah
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I was so surprised how the one end of the campground has such a beautiful view of Lake Michigan. Just sat there for a few days looking at beautiful Lake Michigan. The sunsets were unbelievable. A little bit of a crowded campground but we were...More

1  Thank Judy R
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We havent spent much time camping on the East side of the State so we found an opening here. It is a very nice small -medium size campground. The office sells firwood and ice. it is a quiet well kept campground but the bathrooms are...More

1  Thank Glen S
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Average campground. Dated showers/bathrooms. Seemed like small sites. Everyone was great - nice location in Manistee

1  Thank J M
Nearby Restaurants
House of Flavors
292 reviews
3.48 km away
Blue Fish Kitchen
291 reviews
3.57 km away
TJ's Pub
170 reviews
3.74 km away
Iron Works Cafe
41 reviews
3.42 km away
Nearby Attractions
Manistee North Pierhead Lighthouse
66 reviews
3.99 km away
Manistee Riverwalk
37 reviews
3.43 km away
S.S. City of Milwaukee/ USCGC Acacia
48 reviews
2.40 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Orchard Beach State Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines