Welcome to Smithville Landing

Located on the beautiful Big Manistee River, your river adventure begins here
Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend - Open 7 Days / Week

Canoes - Kayaks - Rafts - Tubes - Camping

2024 Canoeing & Camping Rates

Prices based on two people per canoe. Middle rider please add half the cost of canoe/camp fee. $20 reservation deposit per canoe required, no refunds. No private canoes allowed in campgrounds.

Days CanoeingNights CampingPer Canoe
1 Day2 Nights$80
1 Day3 Nights$100
2 Days2 Nights$110
2 Days3 Nights$130

Additional days of camping: $10.00 per night per person


$40 per day
$30 each additional day
Price based on two people per canoe.
Middle rider $10 (day trip only)
(age 8 years and under ride free)


$35 per day
Camp fee: $10.00 per night/Reservations required.
$20.00 deposit on all kayaks.
No private kayaks in campgrounds.
No refunds.


2 Hour Trip$100
4 Hour Trip$125

$50.00 deposit on all rafts.
Camp fee: $10.00 per night/per person/Reservations required.
No refunds.
Our rafts max out at 6 adults & coolers.


2 Hour Trip$15
4 Hour Trip$20
Cooler Tubes$10

Tubing & Camping
1 day tubing/2 nights camping $40.00
Reservations required. $10.00 per tube.
No private tubes.
No Refunds.


Smithville Landing is a privately owned campground, we offer rustic camping in a group setting. Each campsite is separate with capacity limits. All campers must be a registered camper. Reservations required.

  • Each site has picnic tables and a designated fire pit.
  • Outdoor privies
  • Hand pump for water/well house at building.
  • Coin operated showers are located on the west side of the office.
  • Private watercraft is prohibited in campgrounds.
  • No ATV’s or Golf Carts allowed in campgrounds.
  • NO FIREWORKS!! Please think of your fellow campers.
  • Pets – Please follow all leash laws and clean up after your pets. Aggressive dogs of any breed are not allowed.


We have firewood for sale and will deliver to your campsite. We ask that you do not bring firewood from your home. Please no cutting of trees: dead or alive.

Get in Touch with us

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Phone: (231) 839-4579
Location: 13177 Old M-66 SW, Fife Lake, MI, United States, Michigan
Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend - Open 7 Days / Week

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