Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is not staffed and is closed to public entry. The four islands in Lake Michigan are part of the Beaver Island Archipelago in the northern portion of the lake and are managed by the Seney NWR.Five of the islands in the refuge are located in Lake Huron and can be found in Saginaw Bay and Thunder Bay. These islands are managed by the Shiawassee NWR.
Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuge Lake Michigan Islands – Gull, Pismire, Hat and Shoe IslandsSeney National Wildlife Refuge1674 Refuge Entrance RoadSeney, MI 49883Phone Number: 906/586-9851Email: email@example.com Contact Refuge Staff
Michigan Islands National Wildlife RefugeLake Huron Islands – Thunder Bay, Scarecrow, Sugar, Big Charity and Little Charity IslandsShiawasee National Wildlife Refuge 6975 Mower RoadSaginaw, MI 48601Phone Number: 989/777-5930Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Refuge Staff
Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday and closed all federal holidays.
The islands are closed to the public.
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