Seney Wilderness

Description:

The Seney Wilderness now contains a total of 25,150 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Michigan. In 1970 the Seney Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...increasing population, accompanied by expanding settlement and growing mechanization,..." you play an important role in helping to "...secure for the American people of present and future generations the benefits of an enduring resource of wilderness" as called for by Congress in the Wilderness Act of 1964. Please follow the regulations in place for this area, and use Leave No Trace techniques when visiting to ensure protection of its unique natural and experiential qualities.Regulations:Motorized equipment and equipment used for mechanical transport are generally prohibited on all federal lands designated as wilderness. This includes the use of motor vehicles (including OHVs), motorboats, motorized equipment, bicycles, hang gliders, wagons, carts, portage wheels, and the landing of aircraft including helicopters, unless provided for in specific legislation. In a few areas some exceptions allowing the use of motorized equipment or mechanical transport are described in the special regulations in effect for a specific area. Click here for additional regulations or contact the agency.Contact Information:REFUGE MANAGER, SENEY NWR: Mark Vaniman1674 Refuge Entrance RoadSeney, MI 49883Phone: 906-586-9851Fax: 906-586-3800Email: mark_vaniman@fws.govOffice Hours: 7:30am-4:00pm Monday-Friday, Eastern Time Zone

Directions:

The Wilderness area is located 10 miles west of the town of Seney. Access is best from highway 28 or the Creighton Truck Trail. The Refuge headquarters and visitor's center are located 5 miles south of Seney on highway 77. The office is open Monday through Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm all year and the visitor center is open 9am to 5pm every day from May 15th - October 15th

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Wilderness

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FWS - Fish and Wildlife Service

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