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Acreage of DNR-managed lands

Statewide acres of land managed by DNR

Type Number of Acres
Statewide total surface ownership 4,595,625
North of Mason-Arenac Line 3,862,383
South of Mason-Arenac Line 733,242
Mineral rights under a development lease 365,410
Land managed by the DNR (including leased lands and conservation easements conveyed to the DNR) 4,962,000
Land open for public hunting on managed lands 4,764,411


Owned and Managed by the DNR Totals
Forest Resources 3,862,801 acres
Parks and Recreation 358,847 acres
Wildlife (state game and waterfowl) 364,104 acres
Public boating access sites 1,045 sites
Motorized trails 7,738 miles
Non-motorized trails 4,780 miles
Trails categorized as both motorized and non-motorized 1,024 miles

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

Updated Sept. 1, 2022