Permission to Use State Lands - Michigan.gov/dnrlanduse
- Map of Contact Information
- Permission to Use State Lands
In an effort to consistently administer and regulate certain activities such as commercial operations and events that may occur on state lands, the DNR has developed a draft procedure for the review of applications for these activities to be conducted on state lands.
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Regarding Permission to Use State Lands
- Use Of State-Owned Lands Administered By The Department - Policy It shall be the policy of the Natural Resources Commission (NRC) to manage State-owned lands in a manner that protects and enhances the public trust while providing for the use and enjoyment of those lands as outlined in the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act.
- Use Permits for Natural and Cultural Research in State Parks & Recreation Areas
Conducting research in a state park or recreation area requires a permit. Learn more about how to obtain your permit.
- PR-1138 Event Application/Permit to Use State Land
Request permission to host an event on all other lands (ie. not Parks and Recreation Division administered lands). Please provide a detailed description and additional requested documents, such as maps as part of the application.
- PR-1138-1 Non-Event Application/Permit to Use State Land
Request permission for use of state lands for activities - other than events.
- Event Fee Schedule
Outlines the fees associated with PR-1138 Event Application/Permit to Use State Land.
- State Land Use Rules These Administrative Rules are the official regulations of lands administered by the Department of Natural Resources:
- Insurance guidance and information
- Land Use Fee Schedule
Guiding on State-Owned Lands
- As a public service to the hunting guides and the hunting public, the Department of Natural Resources is providing the following directory to help put Michigan sportspersons in contact with a hunting guide authorized to do business on department-administered lands. This listing is provided solely as a convenience, and the department does not endorse or certify a guide's knowledge or ability. Guides desiring to be added to the list should complete the Guide Application/Permit to Use State Land or contact Casey Reitz, Wildlife Division Permit Specialist at 517-284-6210 or email at email@example.com.
- Information on Commercial Hunting Guides Using State Lands