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Michigan Hunt Management Unit 486 Deer

  • ID:486
  • State:MI
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:23,193 square miles
  • Elevation:400 ft - 1,500 ft
  • Public Lands:567 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:3%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:124
  • Campgrounds:55
  • Fishing Access Sites:0
  • Trailheads:5
  • National Forests:Manistee National Forest
  • Lat-Long:42.840394, -84.626283

Unit 486 regulates hunting opportunities for deer in Michigan and covers 23,193 square miles. Public lands comprise 567 square miles (3%) of the total land covered by this hunt management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Southwest Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Warren. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 400 feet to a high of 1,500 feet above sea level. There are 5 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Manistee National Forest. Additionally, 124 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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