Officials seek feedback on Michigan park management plan

Posted at 6:46 AM, May 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-03 06:46:50-04

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Officials are looking for looking for feedback on a draft plan to manage Michigan’s state parks over the next five years.

The state Department of Natural Resources says the blueprint identifies issues that need to be dealt with in the system, which includes 103 state parks and recreation areas.

The Parks and Recreation Division also oversees the state’s boating program, the motorized and non-motorized trail system and 138 state forest campgrounds.

Division chief Ron Olson says officials consulted with stakeholder and advisory group as well as DNR staff in developing the plan.

It’s available for review online. Comments can be emailed to through May 19.