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Clay-colored Sparrow NestA Clay-colored Sparrow's Nest in Kirtland's Warbler Habitat.

Directions, Address & Contact Info

Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Management Area is located throughout the northern part of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan in Presque Isle, Montmorency, Oscoda, Ogemaw, Crawford, Kalkaska, Roscommon and Clare counties. The management area properties are located adjacent to State of Michigan Lands. A county plat book should be referenced to find the specific tract locations. The headquarters office can also provide maps upon request. Parcels of property occupied by the Kirtland’s warbler are closed to entry during the bird’s breeding season (May 1st – August 15th). Refuge hours are daily from dawn until dusk for approved activities. 

Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Management Area is not staffed and is managed by the Seney National Wildlife Refuge. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, except federal holidays. There is no entrance fee.

Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Management Area
1674 Refuge Entrance Road
Seney, MI 49883
Phone Number: 906/586-9851

Points of Interest

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Forest Service offer a 58-mile self-guided auto tour route, the 67 Jack Pine Wildlife Viewing Tour, through the heart of Kirtland’s warbler habitat.

Know Before You Go

Remember to Bring

  • A plat book of maps for the county you wish to visit to help you find the property. At this time the property is not signed.
  • Sunglasses
  • Bug Spray
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable shoes for walking/hiking
  • Camera


Page Photo Credits — Clay-colored Sparrow Nest - Dan Elbert/USFWS
Last Updated: Nov 06, 2015
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