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Gull Island

Directions, Address & Contact Info

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 Islands
Seney National Wildlife Refuge
1674 Refuge Entrance Road
Seney, MI 49883
Phone Number: 906/586-9851
Contact Refuge Staff 

Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuge
Lake Huron Islands – Thunder Bay, Scarecrow, Sugar, Big Charity and Little Charity Islands
Shiawasee National Wildlife Refuge 6975 Mower Road
Saginaw, MI 48601
Phone Number: 989/777-5930
Contact Refuge Staff

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday and closed all federal holidays.

Points of Interest

The islands are closed to the public.

Know Before You Go

The islands are closed to the public.

Page Photo Credits — Gull Island – Mark Vaniman/USFWS
Last Updated: Nov 06, 2015
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