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

  • Beaufort State Forest Campground (Baraga County) closed for season

    Beaufort State Forest Campground (Baraga County) is completely under water and will be closed through the end of the season. It will re-open in spring 2019. (updated 10/12/18)

  • Rainfall forces early campground closures at Baraga, Porcupine Mountains state parks

    Significant rainfall over several days has forced the early closure of campgrounds at Baraga State Park in Baraga County and the Union Bay campground at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Ontonagon County. The modern campgrounds at both parks are closed for the remainder of the season. (updated 10/11/18)

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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)

Other Updates