Rolling hills, dense pine forest, flowing streams–no need to pinch yourself, this place is fo’ real. Seaton Creek Campground is just a short walk away from Seaton Creek where brown and brook trout are likely to be swimming about and trail access to the 23-mile loop Manistee River Trail. Shallow water shuns canoeing on the Seaton Creek. Instead, Huckleberry Finn it up and take a journey down the creek bed and keep a keen eye out for outlaws–er, crawfish.
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Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
19 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Seaton Creek Campground.

River, stream or ...
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Jeff M.
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May 31st, 2017

This little gem of a campground is nicely tucked away in the Manistee National Forest. It is clean and comfortable with nice large sites. The best thing is that you can hop right on the Manistee River Trail and hike along the east side of the Manistee River for about 10 miles. If you cross the bridge to the other side you can take the North Country Trail back to a foot bridge and arrive right back at the campground. It's gorgeous 20 mile hike.

Seaton Creek CampgroundSweet Mackinac bridge replica over Manistee River
Hipcamper Jill
Jill W.
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January 29th, 2019

This is a great place to keep your car while you backpack the Manistee River Loop. Unfortunately, the Loop itself has become really crowded -- it's best to go during the week.

Waterfalls! (well, Michigan waterfalls)Stopping for lunch on the east side of the river, overlooking the cliffs.We made it! Crossing the suspension bridge on day 3 in the rain.We made it! Day 3, crossing the suspension bridge in the rain.
Hipcamper Lisa R.
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July 2nd, 2018
Hipcamper Jeff M.
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May 31st, 2017
Hipcamper Starr H.
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December 5th, 2016
Huron-Manistee National Forests
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44.358° N, 85.81° W
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