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Ed Golder, Public Information Officer (Lansing), 517-284-5815
John Pepin, Deputy Public Information Officer (Marquette), 906-226-1352 


Check closures

Temporary closures and trail detours in DNR facilities, including state-designated trails, boat launches, parks and campgrounds.

Conservation Officer Bi-Weekly Reports

Reports detailing the activity of COs in the field from across the state.

DNR News Releases

Get the latest news from the DNR, Michigan History Center, and Mackinac State Historic Parks.

Gather 'Round Blog

A quarterly feature of outdoor stories from people across the state, plus little-known critters, places, Michigan history and more.

Photos and Videos

Browse a variety of photos and videos, including a new collection of virtual backgrounds.


Check out in-depth stories on topics including hunting, fishing, camping, trails, historic sites and more.

Check Closures

COVID-19-related closures and cancellations

Closures and detours may take place due to improvement projects, repairs and weather-related events. Check the closures page to find information on temporary closures and trail detours in DNR facilities, including state-designated trails, boat launches, parks and campgrounds. Information on intermittent closures may not be posted.

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Social Media

The state of Michigan supports over 600 social media accounts on 11 platforms which reach over 6.8 million followers. Having been awarded an “A” rating for social media strategy by StateTech, the state of Michigan prides itself on enhancing transparency, communication, customer service, collaboration and information exchange among the state and the public through the use of social media.
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