Fri, Jul 27 | Manistee National Forest

Manistee River Valley 3 Day Backpacking Trip

Formerly a logging area, the Manistee forest is covered in deep, thick forests edged with sand bluffs that overlook the river on the east side. Some of the most beautiful campsites you'll see in the Midwest can be found here. 2 trails skirt the Manistee River, the MRT and part of the NCT.
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Manistee River Valley 3 Day Backpacking Trip

Time & Location

Jul 27, 2018, 8:00 AM – Jul 29, 2018, 5:00 PM
Manistee National Forest, Manistee National Forest, Lake Township, MI 49402, USA

About The Event

Established in 1938 the Manistee River Forest is located in northwest lower Michigan. Formerly a logging area, the Manistee forest is covered in deep, thick forests edged with sand bluffs that overlook the river on the east side. Some of the most beautiful campsites you'll see in the Midwest can be found here. 2 trails skirt the Manistee River, the MRT and part of the NCT.

Over the course of 2.5 days, hikers will have to the option to hike as a group or on their own. A meeting point will be established for pick up on Sunday for those that want to hike their own hike independently from the rest of the group.

More advanced backpackers can challenge themselves to a 30+ mile NCT section/looped hike by adding extra mileage by way of the NCT. Shuttling will be available.

Gear rental is available for an additional fee and includes the following:

-Backpack

-Tent

-Sleeping bag

-Sleeping pad

-Backpacking stove

-Water filter

-Headlamp

-Trowel

-10 liter dry bag to hang food

Tickets
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  • 1 Person
    $150
    $150
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  • 1 person w/gear rental
    $320
    $320
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