Dickson Township is a civil township of Manistee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 929 at the 2000 census.
Most of the township lies within the Manistee National Forest. The Manistee River runs through the eastern and souther portions, with the Tippy Dam forming the Tippy Dam Pond along the south-central boundary.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 71.7 square miles (185.7 km²), of which, 70.1 square miles (181.5 km²) of it is land and 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²) of it (2.29%) is water.