closures

  • Closures and detours may take place due to improvement projects, repairs and weather-related events. Bookmark this page and find information on temporary closures and trail detours in Michigan Department of Natural Resources facilities, including state-designated trails, boat launches, parks and campgrounds. Information on intermittent closures may not be posted.

Boating Access Closures

Campground and Park Closures

  • Bruin Lake Campground (Pinckney Recreation Area) to close handful of campsites for site improvements July 8-Dec. 1

    Beginning July 8, a handful of campsites will close at the Bruin Lake Campground in the Pinckney Recreation Area so that site improvements can take place. This phase of improvements includes the replacement of the toilet building at the south end of the campground and the addition of a new campsites where the old building now stands. Construction is slated to take place through Dec. 1. (updated 7/6/18)

  • Flooding and Washouts Force Temporary Closures in Western Upper Peninsula (parks)

    DNR crews conducting storm damage assessments early this week said the weekend storm that hit the southeastern end of the Keweenaw Peninsula did extensive damage. A number of boating access sites have been impacted. All state parks in the Upper Peninsula remain open. (updated 6/19/18)

  • Fall construction closures to affect reservations at F.J. McLain State Park in Houghton County

    F.J. McLain State Park in Houghton County will be undergoing a major construction project beginning after Labor Day weekend 2018. Due to safety concerns, the day-use area and sections of the campground will be closed during construction. No new reservations will be accepted for Sept. 4 through the end of the camping season, which is Nov. 1, 2018, except for a limited number of sites that will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. A new park toilet and shower building has been completed and is now open. (updated 7/13/18)

Trail Closures

Other Closures

  • Access temporarily restricted to Portage Marsh State Wildlife Management Area in Delta County

    The parking lot for the Portage Marsh State Wildlife Management Area in Delta County will be closed for paving from July 6-20. There will be no access to this area by vehicle or by foot during the closure. (updated 7/3/18)

  • Copper Harbor Lighthouse tours unavailable

    The boat tour from Copper Harbor State Marina to the Copper Harbor Lighthouse is closed due to the absence of a contractor. The Copper Harbor lighthouse is located on state park land; however, the area between Fort Wilkins Historic State Park and the lighthouse is situated on private land and passage between the two is NOT allowed. (updated 6/7/2018)

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