Diamond Point

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

White River

Diamond Point campground is surrounded by white pine forest. The most common use for the site is for canoe launching, particularly on weekends.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted. Forest quiet hours apply.
Rentals & Guides: Canoe Rentals -
  • Hesperia
    • Kellogg Canoe Livery
    • Montague
      • Happy Mohawk Livery
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Parking
Fees Recreation Enhancement Act Fee - Camping -
  • Per Night: $10.00
Permit Info: Special Use Permit -
  • No special use permit is required for individuals or small groups (74 people or less).
  • Permits are required for commercial, event or large groups (75 people or more).
Visit the Passes and Permits section for more information on obtaining a special use permit.
Usage: Light
Best Season: April 1 to November 30
Restrictions: As a visitor to the National Forest, you are asked to follow certain rules designed to protect the Forest, natural resources and to provide for public safety of visitors. These rules are available to you on-line or at any office of the Huron-Manistee National Forests. Please take time to read and understand them. General Topic orders apply across the Forests. Applicable Orders -
  • Motorized Vehicle Use of Roads, Trails and Off-road Areas; R904-14-02
  • Occupancy and Use - Developed Recreation Areas, Dispersed Areas, Being Publicly Nude, Marine Prohibitions, Parking and Sanitation; R904-14-03
  • Karner Blue Butterfly/White River Area; R904-14-16
Closest Towns: Muskegon
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Baldwin White Cloud Ranger District - (231) 745-4631
Information Center:

General Information


From Fremont -

  • Travel west on M-82 for 5 miles. M-82 becomes Skeels Rd.
  • Continue on Skeels Rd. for 8.75 miles.
  • Turn left and travel south on Nichols Rd. for .5 miles.
  • Turn right and travel west on Fruitvale Rd./B-86 for .75 miles.
  • Turn right and travel north on Kops Rd. for .5 miles.
  • Turn left and travel west on FR 9304.
  • The site is located on the right.

General Notes:

Location - White River, Candidate Wild and Scenic River

Nearby Recreation Areas - 

  • White River
    • Pines Point
    • Podunk
    • St. Huberts Angler Access
    • Sischo Bayou
  • Manistee OHV Trails
    • Cedar Creek Motorsport Trail

County - Oceana

Seasonal and Other Information -

  • This site is not gated during the off season.
  • This site is not maintained in winter:
    • Access road and/or parking lot are not plowed.
    • No water and/or toilet facilities available.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Amenities -

  • Trash Can
No. of SitesSingle: 2
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.

RV Camping

Amenities -

  • Trash Can
Hookup - SewerNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Vehicle ClearenceMedium
Pavement Type for ParkingDirt/Gravel
Dump StationsNo
No. of SitesSingle: 2
Reservation InfoNo reservation needed.  All sites are first come, first served.
Size Restrictions20 Ft. or Less
Hookup - WaterNo


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Water Activities

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Boat ramp Carry-in
Parking 8 vehicle capacity