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Est. 1968 - Renovated 2001
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Could it be a world record?
Rockford Man Catches Record
Brown on the Big Manistee! "Click Here"
Outdoor Life Magazine
has ranked Manistee as number 62 in the "Top 200 Towns for Hunters and Anglers Click Here for the whole Story
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Our Web site has gone through some layout and navigational updates. The biggest change is our drop down menus at the top.  You can now move between any page on the site with a single click. . Please be patient while we work out the Bugs.  Our goal is to provide you with top Quality service during your stay at R&J Resort Campground.

Welcome from Hosts Riley & Vicky Turner; we encourage you to visit us on your next vacation up north get-a-way. Come enjoy some adventurous fun filled days, year-round for people of all ages. 20 Acres of sprawling beauty at R & J Resort Campground brings great atmosphere for things like fall salmon, spring walleye, summer skamania, crappie, trout and year-round steelhead fishing at world renowned Tippy Dam on Big Manistee River (open water all year) and Bear Creek. Anglers try fishing nearby designated trout steams on Pine Creek or Little Manistee River. Boating sportsmen, the backwaters above tippy have record walleye, bass, pike, perch, blue gill and other pan fish or ride your jet ski. Thrill seekers try adventurous canoeing, kayaking or float down the Pine River, Big or Little Manistee River. Explore the beauty of wilderness nature with-in the woods of the Manistee National Forest. Plenty of small game, turkey, white tail deer to hunt and woodland surprises such as tasteful morel mushrooms. We also have other great extraordinary tasting mushrooms that pop their head up, in our surrounding area so you can enjoy festivals and picking fun through out the year. Fabulous trails near-by to hike or bike through some spectacular sights and terrain.  R & J Resort location in Brethren Michigan, offers comfortable, affordable cottages (fully furnishes just like home); semi modern cabins (sleeping units with a few amenities) or rustic cabin (just like camping with a bed between you and the ground) and campers enjoy large secluded wooded campsites for tents, travel trailers, 5th wheels or motor homes 45 ft. w/slid outs, along with a place to storage your RV. Spacious views as the world awakes, you can sit on cabin porch or picnic table to watch the sunrise, hear the birds sing and life dance around you, while sipping your start-up coffee. Fun family environment, pet & kid friendly park. Playground area is centrally located, easy to access and easy for you to supervise. Feel safe for all to see, as your children play and interact with others. Try your luck at winning our special fishing contest or The Little River Casino or adventure with some nearby geo caching or near-by golfing. We're standing by waiting for you in nature's paradise.  Kick back and relax or keep busy with all the attractions just minutes away. Stroll down our private nature foot trail to encounter natural beauty, wild-flowers, fall colors, hunt fall mushroom, watch birds and wildlife, pick berries, walk with your pets or walk holding hands with your loved ones. Winter enthusiasts enjoy the snow rush; snowmobile right from your door to Wellston trails toward Cadillac and Irons or Benzie-Manistee snowbirds through Kaleva toward Traverse. Hit the slopes downhill, cross-country skiing, snowboard, snowshoe the trails or ice fish our inland lakes. Or just a peaceful, quiet, relaxing time, under a star filled sky, by your campfire, roasting marshmallows for s’mores. The sky truly is the limit for quality family friendly fun, activities, finds, and thrills with/in our great down home hospitality. Come join us so we may help stimulate your heart, bring back old remembrances to tell stories or make new lasting memories and share lots of healthy laughter. We hope to see you, to share some enjoyable outdoors season fun in the future (make your reservations today).