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Acreage of DNR-managed lands

Statewide acres of land managed by DNR

Type Number of Acres
Statewide total surface ownership 4,593,468
North of Mason-Arenac Line 3,859,879
South of Mason-Arenac Line 733,589
Mineral rights under a development lease 363,866
Land managed by the DNR (including leased lands and conservation easements conveyed to the DNR) 4,960,000
Land open for public hunting on managed lands 4,766,013


Owned and Managed by the DNR Totals
Forest Resources 3,859,801 acres
Parks and Recreation 359,801 acres
Wildlife (state game and waterfowl) 364,161 acres
Public boating access sites 1,423 sites
Motorized trails 7,701.3 miles
Non-motorized trails 2,585.5 miles
Trails categorized as both motorized and non-motorized 1,010.4 miles

This information is provided in accordance with PA 240 of 2018.

Updated Aug. 27, 2021