The Manitou Islands are a pair of backcountry wilderness islands, part of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan’s eastern shore. Attainable only by ferry or an eight-mile kayak crossing, the Manitou Islands offer 15,000 acres of wilderness camping and hiking, and over 60 miles of pristine Great Lakes kayaking.
Learn how to get there and how to get around this unique wilderness destination. Bring your paddle …
E-Booklet in PDF format:
• 3 trip outlines for Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced sea kayakers, plus numerous additional sidetrips
• Maps, photos, route details, planning resources, contact info, and more!
• 29 full-size color pages
Paddlers and hikers can visit historical sites of the Native Americans, early Great Lakes sailing and steamships, lighthouses and pioneer settlers. Learn how to get there and how to get around this wilderness retreat.