Acreage of DNR-managed lands

County maps of publicly owned lands managed by the DNR

Statewide acres of land managed by DNR

Type Number of Acres
Statewide total surface ownership 4,594,121
North of Mason-Arenac Line 3,860,369
South of Mason-Arenac Line 733,752
Mineral rights under a development lease 439,207
Land managed by the DNR (including leased lands and conservation easements conveyed to the DNR) 4,960,000
Land open for public hunting on managed lands 4,769,800


Owned and Managed by the DNR Totals
Forest Resources 3,862,643 acres
Parks and Recreation 357,310 acres
Wildlife (state game and waterfowl) 364,231 acres
Public boating access sites 1,401 sites
Motorized trails 7,859.3 miles
Non-motorized trails 2,681.4 miles
Trails categorized as both motorized and non-motorized 690.8 miles

This information is provided in accordance with PA 240 of 2018.

Updated Aug. 20, 2020