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Michigan Hunt Management Unit 249 Deer

  • ID:249
  • State:MI
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:864 square miles
  • Elevation:600 ft - 1,000 ft
  • Public Lands:549 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:64%
  • Campgrounds:11
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:4
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:67 acres
  • National Forests:Hiawatha National Forest
  • Lat-Long:46.162688, -84.925164

Unit 249 regulates hunting opportunities for deer in Michigan and covers 864 square miles. Public lands comprise 549 square miles (64%) of the total land covered by this hunt management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Raco. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 600 feet to a high of 1,000 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 67 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. There are 4 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested and wilderness areas: Hiawatha National Forest, Delirium Wilderness, Horseshoe Bay Wilderness, Mackinac Wilderness.

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