Welcome to the natural beauty of Manistee County's four regions: North Coast, North Woods, River Country and City of Manistee. In all our regions, an appreciation of adventure melds with a love of nature where you will discover year-round opportunities to explore our sandy beaches, hike and bike our trails, paddle our rivers, challenge our golf courses and land a salmon all in one week! It's easy to make memories and create traditions with our self-guided tours.

Lake Michigan Beaches

Escape from your hectic schedule and let our 25 miles of shoreline soothe and calm you at one of our 12 beaches.

M-22 Pure Michigan Byway
A favorite drive through coastal towns with scenic vistas and farm markets to keep you coming back in all seasons.
North Pier LIghthouse
Towering 39 feet above the Manistee Harbor, the North Pierhead Lighthouse is an architectural and nautical icon.
Manistee River Trail
Explore the outdoors along the Manistee River Trail.
Downtown Manistee Riverwalk
The Manistee River flows through downtown for a two mile stroll to Lake Michigan.
The bluffs overlooking Lake Michigan and the mature hardwoods of the Manistee National Forest make the perfect setting for golfing in Northern Michigan.
Manistee is a world-class fishing destination with three big lake harbors and three scenic rivers.
Manistee National Forest Festival
Celebrate Independence Day June 30 - July 4th on the Lake Michigan shoreline.