Hunting Information - The Leelanau Conservancy

Hunting Information

Hunting on Conservancy Natural Areas and Preserves

Hunting is allowed only on select natural areas and with a Conservancy permit. Please click the links below for downloadable PDFs of maps, permits, and car permits for those areas where hunting is allowed (primarily in the fall). Please use caution when hiking during hunting season and wear orange. Hunting permits are valid for one year only.

Instructions for Permits

  • Fill out hunting permit(s) with name, address, phone number and signature.
  • Please return a signed permit to the Leelanau Conservancy by:
    • dropping if off at our office, 105 North First Street, Leland, MI 49654
    • emailing a signed and scanned copy to [email protected]
    • faxing a signed copy to (231) 256-9693 OR
    • mailing signed permits to 105 North First Street, P. O. Box 1007, Leland, MI 49654
  • A copy of your permit, signed by the Conservancy, will be given back to you in person or by mail, along with a map of the site as well as a windshield permit for placement in your car while actively hunting.

Hunter Observation Survey

Land Open to Hunting

Belanger Creek Preserve

Belanger Creek Preserve Hunting Permit 2018 -deer archery only

Belanger Creek Preserve Hunting Map

Cedar River Preserve

Cedar River Preserve Hunting Permit 2018 – Deer

Cedar River Preserve Hunting Permit 2018 -duck

Cedar River Preserve Hunting Permit 2018 Upland Game Birds

Cedar River Preserve hunting map

Clay Cliffs Natural Area

Clay Cliffs Natural Area Hunting Permit 2018 -deer archery only

Clay Cliffs Natural Area Hunting Permit 2018 -duck

Clay Cliffs Natural Area Hunting Map

DeYoung Natural Area

DeYoung Natural Area Hunting Permit 2018 -deer archery only

DeYoung Natural Area Hunting Permit 2018 -duck

DeYoung Natural Area hunting map

Finton Natural Area

Finton Natural Area Hunting Permit 2018 -deer archery only

Finton Natural Area Hunting Map

Frazier-Freeland Preserve

Frazier-Freeland Natural Area Hunting Permit 2018 -deer archery only

Frazier-Freeland Hunting Map

Greeno Preserve

Greeno Preserve Hunting Permit 2018 – deer archery and muzzleloader

Greeno Preserve Hunting Permit 2018-duck

Greeno Hunting Map

Houdek Dunes Natural Area

Houdek Dunes Hunting Permit 2018- deer archery, firearm, muzzleloader, late antlerless

Houdek Dunes Natural Area hunting map

Gull Island Preserve

Gull Island Preserve Hunting Permit 2018 -duck

Hatlem Creek Preserve

Hatlem Creek Preserve Hunting Permit 2018 – deer archery and muzzleloader

Hatlem Creek Preserve Hunting Map

Kehl Lake Natural Area

Kehl Lake Hunting Permit 2018 – deer archery, firearm, muzzleloader, late antlerless

Kehl Lake Hunting Permit 2018 -duck

Kehl Lake Hunting Permit 2018 Upland Game Birds

Kehl Lake Natural Area hunting map

Krumwiede Forest Reserve

Krumwiede Forest Reserve Hunting Permit 2018 – deer archery, firearm, muzzleloader, late antlerless

Krumwiede Forest Reserve Hunting Permit 2018 Upland Game Birds

Krumwiede Forest Reserve_hunting map

Mebert Creek Preserve

Mebert Creek Preserve Hunting Permit 2018 -deer archery only

Mebert Creek Preserve Hunting Map

Palmer Woods Forest Reserve

Palmer Woods Forest Reserve Hunting Permit 2018 – deer archery, firearm, muzzleloader, late antlerless

Palmer Woods Forest Reserve Hunting Map_2018

Soper Preserve

Soper Preserve Hunting Permit 2018 – archery and muzzleloader

Soper Preserve hunting map

Swanson Preserve

Swanson Preserve Hunting Permit 2018 – deer archery and muzzleloaderr

Swanson Hunting Permit 2018-duck

Swanson Preserve hunting Map

Teichner Preserve

Teichner Preserve Hunting Permit 2018 -deer archery only

Teichner Preserve Hunting Map