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
  • 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 (Grand Island)
  • Murray Bay Group Campsite (Grand Island)

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

  • Camp Seven Lake Campground
  • Colwell Lake Campground
  • Flowing Well Campground
  • Little Bay Campground
  • Manistique - Rapid River Dispersed Campsites (Bass, Bear, Camp Cook, Carr, Chicago, Crooked, East, Gooseneck, Ironjaw, Jackpine, Nineteen, Lyman, Leg, Minerva, Mowe, Steuben, Swan, and Triangle Lakes)
  • 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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