Michigan Closing 12 State Forest Campgrounds
The state budget cuts announced this week have led to the closing of 12 state forest campgrounds in Michigan, according to the Associated Press.
The Department of Natural Resources says the closings take effect immediately and will be in place until further notice.
The closings idle 156 campsites in the northern Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula.
The closed campgrounds are Thunder Bay River in Alpena County, Twin Lakes in Cheboygan County, Big Oaks in Montmorency County, Lake Marjory in Otsego County, Muskrat Lake in Oscoda County, Forks in Grand Traverse County, Pike Lake and North Horseshoe Lake in Marquette County, Little Brevort Lake South in Mackinac County, Shelldrake Dam in Chippewa County, West Branch in Dickinson County and Headquarters Lake in Luce County.