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EV charging stations

Find current and upcoming electric vehicle charging stations located throughout the Michigan state parks and recreation system. To help encourage sustainable travel and reduce local air pollution, the DNR is working on increasing the range for EV motorists with new EV charging sites.

Current EV charger locations Charger type # of chargers Cost App needed Partners
Belle Isle Park (Wayne County) DC fast 2 self pay EV Connect App Diatomic Energy, DTE's Charging Forward program and Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy's Charge Up Michigan program
Bay City State Park (Bay County) Level 2 1 free Adopt a Charger
Holland State Park (Ottawa County) Level 2 4 free Rivian App Rivian, Adopt a Charger, ITC and Consumers Energy's Power Mi Drive program
Leelanau State Park Level 2 2 free Rivian App Rivian, Adopt a Charger, ITC and Consumers Energy's Power Mi Drive program
Mears State Park Level 2 2 free Rivian App Rivian, Adopt a Charger, ITC and Consumers Energy's Power Mi Drive program
Oden Fish Hatchery Level 2 2 free Rivian App Rivian, Adopt a Charger, ITC and Consumers Energy's Power Mi Drive program
Orchard Beach Level 2 1 free Rivian App Rivian, Adopt a Charger, ITC and Consumers Energy's Power Mi Drive program

Upcoming installations

As part of a partnership with Adopt a Charger and electric vehicle automaker, Rivian, Level 2 EV charging sites are planned for several state parks and a state fish hatchery over the next few years. The rollout is being done in phases with 15 planned for installation in 2023. State parks in the Upper Peninsula are scheduled to be part of the second phase.

  • Burt Lake State Park
  • East Tawas State Harbor
  • Harrisville State Park
  • Hartwick Pines State Park
  • Holly Recreation Area
  • Interlochen State Park - coming soon!
  • North Higgins Lake State Park
  • Otsego Lake State Park
  • Ralph MacMullan Conference Center
  • Seven Lakes State Park
  • South Higgins Lake State Park
  • Tawas Point State Park

Installations anticipated in subsequent years:

  • Palms Book State Park (Schoolcraft County)
  • Fayette Historic State Park (Delta County)