Recreation Passes & Permits

Recreation Special Use Permits

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National Interagency Passes

National interagency passes offer discounts, free entrances, and cover some standard amenity fees at recreation sites with the following federal agencies:  US Forest Service, National Park Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Bureau of Reclamation. For more information about these passes and where they can be obtained, visit the USGS online store.

  • Interagency Annual Pass ($80) - For anyone to purchase
  • Interagency Senior Lifetime Pass ($80) - For those ages 62 or older
  • Interagency Senior Annual Pass ($20) - For those ages 62 or older (If you purchase four annual passes, you can turn them in for an Interagency Senior Lifetime Pass.)
  • Interagency Access Pass (Free) - For those with a permanent disability 



Several Hiawatha National Forest and Grand Island National Recreation Area camping facilities offer reservations through the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS).  To make your reservations, contact the NRRS at 877-444-6777 or go to


Hiawatha facilities listed on the NRRS system include:

Grand Island

  • Juniper Flats Group Campsite
  • Murray Bay Group Campsite 
  • Bermuda Campsite
  • Channel Marker Campsite
  • Gamefence Campsite
  • Driftwood Campsite
  • Duck Lake Campsite
  • Freighter View Campsite
  • Gull Point Campsite
  • Hemlock Campsite
  • Hardwood Campsite
  • Little Duck Campsite
  • Little Dune 1 Campsite
  • Little Dune 2 Campsite
  • Loon Call Campsite
  • Preservation Point Campsite
  • Roads End Campsite
  • Shelter Ridge Campsite

Munising Ranger District

  • AuTrain Lake Campground
  • Bay Furnace Campground
  • Cooksen Lake Dispersed Campsite (rustic drive-in)
  • Council Lake Dispersed Campsite (rustic drive-in)
  • Ewing Point Dispersed Campsite (rustic walk-in)
  • McKeever Cabin (rustic walk-in)
  • Petes Lake Campground
  • Widewaters Campground

Rapid River/Manistique Ranger District

  • Bass Lake Dispersed Campsite
  • Bear Lake Dispersed Campsite
  • Camp Cook Dispersed Campsites
  • Camp Seven Lake Campground
  • Colwell Lake Campground
  • Carr Lake Dispersed Campsite
  • Chicago Lake Dispersed Campsites
  • Crooked Lake Dispersed Campsite
  • East Lake Dispersed Campsites
  • Flowing Well Campground
  • Gooseneck Lake Dispersed Campsites
  • Ironjaw Lake Dispersed Campsite
  • Jackpine Lake Dispersed Campsites
  • Lake Nineteen Dispersed Campsite
  • Little Bay de Noc Campground
  • Lyman Lake Dispersed Campsites
  • Leg Lake Dispersed Campsites
  • Minerva Lake Dispersed Campsite
  • Mowe Lake Dispersed Campsites
  • Steuben Lake Dispersed Campsites
  • Swan Lake Dispersed Campsites
  • Triangle Lake Dispersed Campsites
  • Tom's Lake Cabin (rustic)

St. Ignace Ranger District

  • Brevoort Lake Campground
  • Carp River Campground
  • Lake Michigan Campground

Sault Ste Marie Ranger District

  • Bay View Developed Campground
  • Monocle Lake Campground
  • Soldier Lake Campground
  • Three Lakes Campground

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