Plan Your Visit

Frosty Leaves

These beautiful frost covered fall leaves were entered in the 2010 Photo Contest.  Kimber Reagle, the photographer, won 2nd place in the Plants Category.


Hours and Dates of Operation

The Visitor Center is open May 15 to October 20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily including all federal holidays.

The Marshland Wildlife Drive is open May 15 to October 20 during daylight hours including all federal holidays.

The Fishing Loop is open May 15 to September 30 during daylight hours including all federal holidays.

The Headquarters office is open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and closed for all federal holidays.

The refuge is open daily from dawn until dusk for approved activities.

There is no charge to visit the refuge.

Brochures

Apps

 

  • Tour Seney Refuge App - Available at the App Store and Google Play
  • Agents of Discovery App - Available at the App Store and Google Play

 

Directions, Address & Contact Info

DIRECTIONS TO SENEY:
From Highway M-28, turn south on M-77 in Seney and continue 5 miles to the Refuge Entrance Road. Turn right (west) – the Visitor Center is approximately one mile ahead on the right. 

From US-2, turn north on M-77 in Blaney Park and continue 12 miles to the Refuge Entrance Road (2 miles north of Germfask). Turn left (west) – the Visitor Center is approximately one mile ahead on the right. 

Seney National Wildlife Refuge - Headquarters
1674 Refuge Entrance Road
Seney, MI 49883
906-586-9851
Email: Seney@fws.gov

Point of Interest

Seney National Wildlife Refuge – Visitor Center
1606 Refuge Entrance Road
Seney, MI 49883
Phone Number: 906-586-9851 x15
Email: Seney@fws.gov

The Visitor Center is open May 15 to October 20th.

What to Do

  • Walk the Pine Ridge Nature Trail
  • Drive the Marshland Wildlife Drive
  • Paddle the Manistique River
  • Bike, hike, ski, or snowshoe the backcountry
  • Visit the Whitefish Point Unit
    • Walk the Trail to the Point Boardwalk
    • View thousands of birds migrating to and from Canada in the Spring and Fall
    • Enjoy the beach
    • Learn about the Great Lakes Piping Plover a Federally Endangered Species that uses the beach to nest from April/May to August.

Know Before You Go

Remember to bring:

  • Sunglasses
  • Bug Spray/Head Net
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes for walking/hiking

Attention Northern Hardwood Hiking/Cross-country Ski Trail Users.
Be aware of the possibility of falling limbs or trees in the area. Due to Beech bark disease, there are many dead or dying trees in the hardwood forest and limbs or branches may fall unexpectedly. Use these trails with caution, especially during high winds.

Learn more about Beech Bark Disease on the US Forest Service's website.