FAQ’s

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Photo by www.kenscottphotography.com

*ARE PETS ALLOWED ON THE ISLAND?

NO PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON SOUTH OR NORTH MANITOU ISLAND. HOWEVER WE DO ALLOW PETS ON OUR EVENING SHORELINE CRUISE.

*WHERE CAN I LEAVE MY CAR?

WE HAVE A PARKING AVAILABLE FOR $2.00 PER DAY .

*DO WE NEED TO PURCHASE TICKETS AHEAD OF TIME?

WE DO FILL UP, SO WE DEFINITELY RECOMMEND GETTING TICKETS AS SOON AS YOU ARE SURE OF YOUR TRIP.

* DO I NEED A PARK ENTRANCE PASS?

YES, THE FEE IS $15.00 PER CAR. PASSES CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE MANITOU ISLAND TRANSIT OFFICE IN LELAND.  ALTHOUGH CARS DO NOT GO TO THE ISLAND, THIS IS HOW THE NATIONAL PARK CHARGES.  THE COST IS $15.00 PER GROUP OR WHOEVER RODE TOGETHER.

* HOW DO I GET A CAMPING PERMIT?

CAMPING PERMITS CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE MANITOU ISLAND TRANSIT OFFICE IN LELAND.

THE CAMPING PERMITS ARE $10.00 PER NIGHT PER INDIVIDUAL CAMPSITE OR BACKCOUNTRY PERMIT FOR 4 PEOPLE.

GROUP CAMPING ON NORTH MANITOU IS $20.00/NIGHT FOR EVERY 10 PEOPLE.

* IS GROUP CAMPING AVAILABLE?

YES, CALL 1-877-444-6777 OR http://www.recreation.gov (FOR SMI GROUP SITES ONLY)

IS THERE FOOD ON THE ISLAND?  

NO.  THERE IS NO FOOD OR AMENITIES ON THE ISLAND.  YOU NEED TO BRING EVERYTHING WITH YOU.