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Rates & Activities


Tent sites with water and power
$20.00 per night based on 4 people (2 adults and 2 kids under 12) Additional people $2.00 each

Campsites with water and power
$26.00 per night based on 4 people (2 adults and 2 kids under 12) Additional people $2.00 each

Campsites with Full Hook-Up electricity, water, and sewer
$31.00 based on 4 people 2 adults and 2 kids under 12) Additional people $2.00 each

Contact Info

Big Cedar Campground, Canoe & Kayak Rental Manistique River Shuttle Service

In the heart of Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Open between May 1st - October 15th

7936 Highway M-77
Germfask, MI 49836

Office Hours: 9am - 8pm


Canoe & Kayak Rentals, River Tubes, Shuttle Service
Camp at Big Cedar or just stop in and rent canoes or kayaks for a trip through the Seney National Wildlife Refuge, over 95,000 acres of land and water devoted to wildlife preservation, right here in the Upper Peninsula.

Tube rentals starting at $10

Kayak rentals starting at$26.00 for a 2 & 1/2 to 3 hour trip

Canoe rentals start at$30.00 for a 2 & 1/2 to 3 hour trip


Your hosts are Barry & Tanya Peters

  • Big Cedar

    is a family owned

    and family oriented campground. We are the perfect place to stay and take day trips to the entire eastern U.P. attractions. Our campground is located on the banks of the beautiful Manistique River with many sites overlooking the river. Our playground is a safe place for your children with many things to do. Everyone is welcome from tents and pop-ups to the big RV's. New for 2015, we are proud to be a "Good Sam Park" and "Full Time Families Parks".

  • All of our sites

    have water & electric

    with 9 FHU sites and a dump station. For those who do not want to unhook, we have 6 pull throughs for you 1 nighters. Our very clean and modern bathhouse has flush toilets, hot showers and a coin laundry. We have a playground with lots fun things to do. We also have a picnic pavilion and a barbecue. There are Fire pits and picnic tables on all sites.

  • Take a relaxing trip

    on the Manistique River

    with our canoe, kayak, or river tube rentals. Enjoy a trip through the southern portions of the Seney Wildlife Refuge; or for you rugged fisherman, take the Fox River challenge. Tube trips are about 1 hour, with canoe and kayak trips starting at 2½ hours up to 3 days. Groups are always welcome and can receive discounts.

    Enjoy hiking, biking, fishing and especially birch watching in Seney Wildlife Refuge, home to all kinds of wildlife.

    Germfask and Seney have good eateries with limited shopping available.

  • Attractions

    close to Big Cedar Campground

    • Seney Wildlife Refuge - 3 miles
    • Grand Marais - 31 miles
    • Fayette - 57 miles
    • Big Springs - 35 miles
    • Seul Choix Pte. Lighthouse - 28 miles
    • Toonerville Trolley - 44 miles
    • Garlyn Zoo - 34 miles
    • Pictured Rocks & Cruise - 43 miles
    • Tahquahmenon Falls - 65 miles
    • Oswald Bear Ranch - 34 miles

campground map

Layout of our campground

Campground Map

Contact Us

Use our contact form or email us at: bigcedar_up@yahoo.com to contact us

Have any questions? Get in touch with us!