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Michigan Hunt Management Unit 053 Deer

  • ID:053
  • State:MI
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:511 square miles
  • Elevation:600 ft - 900 ft
  • Public Lands:258 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:51%
  • Campgrounds:11
  • Fishing Access Sites:1
  • Trailheads:2
  • National Forests:Manistee National Forest
  • Lat-Long:43.995395, -86.249958

Unit 053 regulates hunting opportunities for deer in Michigan and covers 511 square miles. Public lands comprise 258 square miles (51%) of the total land covered by this hunt management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Ludington, Scottville, and Custer. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 600 feet to a high of 900 feet above sea level. This area contains 11 campgrounds, and 1 public fishing access sites. There are 2 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Manistee National Forest, Nordhouse Dunes Wilderness.

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