• Still just $11 when purchased with your annual license plate renewal, the Recreation Passport is your key to exploring Michigan's great outdoors and protecting our natural resources for the next generation. That's just 3 cents a day for a year's worth of exploration.

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About the Recreation Passport

  • What the Recreation Passport is

    Michigan's Recreation Passport is your key to:

    • Visiting more than 100 state parks and recreation areas.
    • Accessing staffed public boat launches.
    • Parking for rustic forest campgrounds and hundreds of miles of trails.
    • Attending free family outdoor events and classes.
    • Protecting our natural resources for the next generation.

    What the money is used for

    The money you spend on your Recreation Passport goes right back into maintaining and improving the resources you use! Recreation Passport money helps to fund:

    • State parks and recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, trails and boat launches.
    • Local park improvements via Recreation Passport Grants.
    • Historic sites within state parks.
    • Outdoor recreation facilities and opportunities.