Welcome to R and J Resort Campground in Brethren Michigan Near the Tippy Dam on Manistee River
3070 Keith Rd. - Brethren Michigan 49619    877-757-3767    231-477-5549
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We invite you to stop by and enjoy Brethren's soft spoken presence offering picnics in the park, family getaways, fishing at Tippy Dam, year round outdoor activities for every kid at heart and genuine down home friendliness.

Located in the heart of the Manistee National Forest, Brethren is an outdoor lover's dream and home of the famous Tippy Dam on the Manistee River, renowned for it’s world class salmon, walleye, steelhead & trout fishing waters. Warm weather offers hiking & biking on the “Big M” and “North Country” trails nearby.  Camping, canoeing and all season fishing on its lakes, streams and rivers.  Cooler weather brings hunting, ice skating, ice fishing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross country and downhill skiing at nearby Crystal Mountain Resort or Caberfae Peaks. And don’t forget the beautiful fall color display along the Mansitee River. 

Open all year so you can enjoy the natural beauty the area has to offer no matter what the season! 

Nestled on 20 acres, our resort and campground area features everything from cozy cottages, to rustic or semi-modern cabins, as well as a campground with individual campsites or a larger group campsite, perfect for a family reunion or getaway.  RV storage is also available click here for storage rates and more information. 

  • Explore the beauty of nature and envelop yourself in the Manistee National forest. 
  • Hike on our private, marked scenic nature trail. 
  • Visit the “Bottle House” in nearby Kalvea. (A home completely made from pop bottles) 
  • Test your luck at "The Little River Casino" 
  • In the fall, our campground offers some of the prettiest color displays you’ll ever see. 
  • The Wellston & Snowbird snowmobile trail systems, a hub for all trail systems in this part of the state. 
  • Golf courses galore for every player including, world class Arcadia Bluffs. 
  • Unique shopping opportunities exist in the area. 
  • Mushroom hunting and fly fishing celebrate the arrival of spring. 
  • For the avid angler we are only a short distance from Tippy Dam and the Manistee River, and don’t forget to enter into our guest only spring and fall fishing contest, for details click here
  • DNR fishing report click here
We're looking forward to your visit and to showing you a pleasant relaxing vacation experience.
Your hosts,
Riley & Vicky Turner

Keep smiling : ) Life is only the fun and good memories you can make out of it ....
So have yourselves a great fun filled year with super memories and lots of good healthy laughs 

R&J Resort Campground
Brethern Michigan in the heart of the Manistee National Forest
R and J Resort Campground, Brethern Michigan
3070 Keith Rd
Brethren MI  49619
Local: 231.477.5549
Reservations: 877.757.3767
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