Nearly 185,000 acres of public land and 10 State Wildlife / Game Areas make Roscommon County a hunter's paradise. Large (black bear, white tail deer) and small game (hare, rabbit, squirrel, grouse, wild turkey and waterfowl) abound.

Hunting Areas

  • Michigan DNR
    State Wildlife / Game Areas
    • Backus Creek State Game Area
    • Backus Lake Flooding State Wildlife Management Area
    • Bear Creek Flooding State Wildlife Management Area
    • Dead Stream Flooding State Wildlife Management Area
    • Denton Creek Flooding State Wildlife Management Area
    • Houghton Lake State Wildlife Research Area
    • Houghton Lake Flats North and South Flooding State Wildlife Management Areas
    • Marsh Creek / Beaver Lake Flooding State Wildlife Management Area
    • Robinson Creek Flooding State Wildlife Management Area
  • Hunting Related Activities

  • Whitetails Unlimited
    Whitetails Unlimited Dinner and Auction

    Phone:(989) 366-6530

    Wonderful fun, great wildlife prints, clothing, bows, rifles, knives, even jewelry for the favorite doe in your life. Come join us for food, fun and bring your friends and family. Tickets available from any Kiwanis Club member. You can contact them for more information at (989) 366-6530.

  • Kirtland
    Kirtland Community College Rifle/Pistol Range

    10775 N St Helen Road · RoscommonPhone: (989) 275-500 Ext.283

    Various distance ranges. Must provide your own firearms, and hearing and eye protection. Contact Kirtland for hours and fees (989) 275-500 Ext.283