Smokey Bear overlooking colorful trees in fall

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Fee-Free Days

The Forest Service waives recreation fees at most day-use sites on lands managed by the agency. Participation by concession-operated sites may vary. The 2023 dates are:

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Jan. 16, 2023
  • President's Day: Feb. 20, 2023
  • National Get Outdoors Day: June 10, 2023
  • Juneteenth – June 19, 2023
  • National Public Lands Day: Sept. 23, 2023
  • Veterans Day: Nov. 11, 2023

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Current Recreation Conditions

Area Name Status Area Conditions
Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness - Nurnberg Trailhead Open Open Open. Annual maintenance and amenity services all-year round. No camping in the parking lot/trailhead. Please practice Leave No Trace principles.


Corsair Area

Corsair Cross Country Ski Trail

This area contains all recreation sites located near the Corsair Area, located south of the Au Sable River and River Road National Scenic River in the southeast corner of the Huron National Forest. This area includes Corsair Hiking and Cross-Country Skiing Trail, Sand Lake Day Use Area, Round Lake Campground and Tuttle Marsh.