Michigan Deer Check Stations and Drop Boxes

CWD is a fatal nervous system disease found in deer, moose, and elk. It attacks the brain of infected animals creating small lesions in the brain, which result in death. Get your deer tested at any deer check station or participating taxidermist. Below are the stations listed by county:

Click HERE for Taxidermist list.

Alcona County

Curran BP Gas Station – Check Station
M-65 & M-72, Curran, MI
989-275-5151

Hours: November 15-30 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Lincoln Field Office – Check Station
408 Main Street, Lincoln, MI
989-736-8336

Hours: November 15-30 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

After November 30 – By Appointment Only

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Alger County

Cusino Field Office – Check Station
Hwy M-28 West, Shingleton, MI
906-452-6227

Hours: November 15-17 – 10:00am to 2:00pm

November 19-21 – 10:00am to 2:00pm

November 26-30 – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Allegan County

Allegan State Game Area – Check Station
4590 118th Avenue, Allegan, MI
269-673-2430

Hours: September 22-25 – By appointment

October 1 to January 15 – By appointment

November 15-30 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Plainwell Customer Service Center – Check Station
621 N. 10th Street, Plainwell, MI
269-685-6851

Hours: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Staff will check deer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays if available

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Alpena County

Alpena Field Office – Check Station
4343 M-32 West, Alpena, MI
989-785-4251 Ext. 5233

Hours: September 22,23 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

October 1 to November 15 – Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 10:00am to 3:00pm

November 15-30 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

December 3-28 – Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Arenac County

Standish Field Office – Check Station
527 N. Main, Standish, MI
989-846-4104

Hours: November 15-30 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23, 24, 25. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Baraga County

Baraga Customer Service Center – Check Station
427 US-41 North, Baraga, MI
906-353-6651

Hours: September 24 to November 14 – Monday to Friday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

November 15-17 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

November 19-21 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

November 26-30 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

December 3-28 – Monday to Friday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Barry County

Fox Farm Processing Inc. Check Station/24hr Drop Box
14795 Hastings Rd., Freeport, MI
616-794-2658

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Bay County

Bay City Customer Service Center – Check Station
3580 State Park Drive, Bay City, MI
989-684-9141

Hours: October 1 to January 11, 2019 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 4:00pm

November 17, 18 – Saturday and Sunday – 8:00am to 4:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Nayanquing Point SWA – Check Station
1570 N. Tower Beach Rd., Pinconning, MI
989-697-5101

Hours: September 24 to October 12 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 4:30pm

October 13 to December 9 – Every Day – 8:00am to 4:00pm

December 10 to January 11 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 4:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Calhoun County

Nagel Meat Processing – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
3265 22 Mile Rd. , Homer, MI
269-795-3280

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Cass County

Crane Pond State Game Area – Check Station
60887 M-40, Jones, MI
269-244-5928

Hours: November 15 to December 1 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Chippewa County

Sault Ste. Marie Field Office – Check Station
2001 Ashmun, Sault Ste. Marie, MI
906-635-5281

Hours: November 15-17 – 10:00am to 2:00pm

November 19-21 – 10:00am to 2:00pm

November 26-30 – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Clare County

No Drop Box Location

Clinton County

Eagle Park – Check Station
14331 S. Grange Rd, Eagle, MI
517-641-4092

Hours: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Fowler Conservation Club – 24hr Drop Box
3580 S. Wright Rd, Fowler, MI
517-641-4092

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Rose Lake Field Office – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
8903 Stoll Road, East Lansing, MI
517-641-4092

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Staff will check deer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays if available

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Specialized Deer Processing – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
2571 W. Price Rd., St. Johns, MI
517-641-4092

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Hours Vary. Please call ahead.

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Delta County

Escanaba Customer Service Center – Check Station
6833 Hwy. 2, 41, and M-35, Gladstone, MI
906-786-2351

Hours: September 24 to November 14 – Monday to Friday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

November 15-17 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

November 19-21 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

November 26-30 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

December 3-28 – Monday to Friday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Hilltop RV Superstore – Big Buck Night – Check Station
2905 N Lincoln Rd., Escanaba, MI
906-786-2351

Hours: November 17 – 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Closed for Holidays: 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1

Rusty Rail – Check Station
9074 County 426 L Road, Cornell, MI
906-384-0111

Hours: November 15-30 – Every Day – 11:00am to 6:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Dickinson County

Norway Field Office – Check Station
520 W. US-2, Norway, MI
906-563-9247

Hours: November 15-30 – Please call ahead for appointment

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Eaton County

Whitetail Farms – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
4506 Butterfield Hwy., Olivet, MI
269-795-3280

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Genesee County

Clio Highway Station – Check Station
Southbound I-75, Clio Rest Area, Clio, MI

Hours: November 17, 18 – 10:00am to 5:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Gladwin County

Gladwin Field Office – Check Station
801 N. Silverleaf, Gladwin, MI
989-426-9205 Ext. 7630

Hours: September 22, 23 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

September 24 to November 14 – By Appointment Only

November 15-30 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

December 1-15 Monday through Friday – 10:00am to 3:00pm

December 16 to January 1, 2019 – By Appointment Only

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Gogebic County

Wakefield Field Office – Check Station
1405 East US-2, Wakefield, MI
906-224-2771

Hours: November 15-17 – 9:00am to 1:00pm CST

November 19, 26 – 9:00am to 1:00pm CST

December 3 – 9:00am to 1:00pm CST

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Grand Traverse County

Traverse City Customer Service Center – Check Station
2122 South M-37, Traverse City, MI
231-922-5280

Hours: October 1 to January 4 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm

November 17, 18 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 35, 31. January 1.

Gratiot County

Bellingar Packing – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
1557 E. Wilson Rd., Ashley, MI
517-641-4092

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Ithaca – Mcnabb Park – Check Station
575 S. Elm St., Ithaca, MI
517-641-4092

Hours: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Hillsdale County

Jerome Country Market – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
8985 E. Chicago Road., Jerome, MI
517-522-4097

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to November 14 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15, 16 – 9:00am to 8:30pm

November 17-30 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

December 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

M & M Smokehouse – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
4880 Hudson Rd., Osseo, MI
517-522-4097

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to November 14 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15, 16 – 9:00am to 7:30pm

November 17-30 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

December 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Razorback Outdoors – 24hr Drop Box
603 S Main St, Reading, MI
517-522-4097

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

The Archery Spot – 24hr Drop Box
3400 E. Territorial Rd., Canden, MI
517-522-4097

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Ingham County

Dansville State Game Area – 24hr Drop Box
578 Dexter Trail Rd., Dansville, MI
517-641-4092

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Lansing Customer Service Center – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
4166 Legacy Parkway, Lansing, MI
517-284-4720

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Staff will check deer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays if available

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Ionia County

Flat River State Game Area – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
6640 Long Lake Road, Belding, MI
616-794-2658

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Staff will check deer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays if available

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31, January 1.

Ionia Recreation Area – 24hr Drop Box
2880 W. David Hwy., Ionia, MI
616-794-2658

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Slater’s Deer Processing – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
1224 Prairie Creek Rd., Ionia, MI
616-794-2658

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Iosco County

East Tawas State Harbor Dock – Check Station
113 Newman Street, Hwy. US-23, East Tawas, MI
989-275-5151 Ext. 2039

Hours: November 15-30 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Iron County

Crystal Falls Field Office – Check Station
1420 Highway US-2 West, Crystal Falls, MI
906-875-6622

Hours: November 15-17 – 7:00am to 3:30pm CST

November 19-21 – 7:00am to 3:30pm CST

November 26-30 – 7:00am to 3:30pm CST

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Isabella County

Chipp-A-Waters Park – Check Station
402 W. High Street (M-20), Mt. Pleasant, MI
989-426-9205

Hours: September 22-25 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15, 2019 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Morbark – 24hr Drop Box
8507 S. Winn Rd., Winn, MI
989-426-9205

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Smith & Sons Meat Processor – Check Station/ 24hr Drop Box
5080 E. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, MI
989-426-9205

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 7 to December 7 – Saturdays – 9:00am to 2:00pmpm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Jackson County

Beef Barn – 24hr Drop Box
3095 Cooper St, Jackson, MI
517-522-4097

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Hutch’s Food Center – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
8025 Spring Arbor Rd., Spring Arbor, MI
517-522-4097

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to November 14 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15-30 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

December 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Rives Quality Meats – 24hr Drop Box
396 E. Main St., Rives Junction, MI
517-522-4097

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Waterloo Wildlife Office – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
13578 Seymour Road, Grass Lake, MI
517-522-4097

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to November 14 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15-30 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

December 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Kalkaska County

Kalkaska Field Office – Check Station
2089 Birch Street, Kalkaska, MI
231-258-2711

Hours: November 13 to December 7 – Monday through Friday – 9:00am to 4:00pm

November 17, 18 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: Novmeber 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Kent County

Barb’s Deer Processing Check Station/24hr Drop Box
1709 10 Mile Rd., Comstock Park, MI
231-788-5055

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Lowell Twp. Hall – 24hr Drop Box
2910 Alden Nash Ave., Lowell, MI
231-788-5055

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Red Flannel Rod & Gun Club – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
7463 18 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs, MI
231-788-5055

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Tim’s Processing – Check Station/Drop Box
323 100th St. SW, Bryon Center, MI
231-788-5055

Hours: October 7 to December 7 – Monday through Saturday – 10:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

West Walker Sportsmen Club – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
599 Leonard Street, NW, Grand Rapids, MI
231-788-5055

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Lake County

Baldwin Field Office – Check Station
2468 W. 24th St., Baldwin, MI
231-745-4651 Ext. 6932

Hours: September 24 to November 14 – Monday through Friday – By appointment only

November 15, 16 – 8:00am to 4:00pm

November 17, 18 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

November 19-21 – 8:00am to 4:00pm

November 26-30 – 8:00am to 4:00pm

December 3-21 – Monday through Friday – By appointment only

January 2-11 – Monday through Friday – By appointment only

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Lapeer County

Lapeer State Game Area – Check Station
3116 Vernor Road, Lapeer, MI
810-664-8355

Hours: November 15 to November 30 – Monday through Friday – 10:00am to 3:00pm

December 3 to December 7 – Monday through Friday – 10:00am to 3:00pm

January 2, 3, 4 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Lenawee County

Lake Hudson Recreation Area – 24hr Drop Box
5505 Morey Hwy., Clayton, MI
517-522-4097

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

W J Hayes State Park – 24hr Drop Box
1220 Wamplers Lake Rd, Onsted, MI
517-522-4097

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Luce County

Newberry Customer Service Center – Check Station
5100 State Highway M-123, Newberry, MI
906-293-5131

Hours: September 24 to November 14 – Monday to Friday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

November 15-17 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

November 19-21 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

November 26-30 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

December 3-28 – Monday to Friday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Mackinac County

Naubinway Field Office – Check Station
W 11569 Hwy. US-2, Naubinway, MI
906-477-6048

Hours: November 15-30 – Please call ahead for appointment

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Macomb County

Mt. Clemens Fish Research Office – Check Station
33135 S. River Road, Harrison Township, MI
586-465-7214

Hours coming soon

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Manistee County

Big Bear Sportsman´s Club – Check Station
8927 Puustinen Road, Kaleva, MI
269-986-6211

Hours: September 24 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

October 22 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

November 4, 11 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

November 15 – 10:00am to 7:00pm

November 16-18 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

November 22-25 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

December 2, 9, 16 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

January 2 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Marquette County

Marquette Customer Service Center – Check Station
1990 US-41 South, Marquette, MI
906-228-6561

Hours: September 24 to November 14 – Monday to Friday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

November 15-17 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

November 19-21 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

November 26-30 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

December 3-28 – Monday to Friday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Mecosta County

Barryton Conservation Club – 24hr Drop Box
3444 18 Mile Rd., Barryton, MI
231-465-4188

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Big Rapids Highway Check Station – Check Station
US-131, South Rest Area, Big Rapids, MI
231-287-2217

Hours coming soon

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Cheapest Processing Around – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Eight,6th St., Altona, MI
231-465-4188

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Fate’s Country Market – 24hr Drop Box
2556 9 Mile Rd, Remus, MI
231-465-4188

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Morley Municipal Parking – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
164 S. Cass St., Morley, MI
231-465-4188

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Paris Field Office – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
22250 Northland Drive, Paris, MI
231-465-4188

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Staff will check deer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays if available

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Menominee County

Kubers Feed Mill – Check Station
912 41st Ave., Menominee, MI
906-786-2351

Hours: September 22 to December 29 – Monday to Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm CST

September 22 to December 29 – Saturday – 8:00am to 12:00pm CST

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Midland County

Sanford Field Office – Check Station
118 W. Saginaw, Sanford, MI
989-687-7771

Hours: November 16-30 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23, 24, 25. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Monroe County

Cabelas of Dundee – Check Station
110 Cabela Blvd East, Dundee, MI
734-529-4700

Hours: November 15 – 10:00am to 7:00pm

November 17, 18 – 10:00am to 4:00pm

November 24, 25 – 10:00am to 4:00pm

December 1 – 10:00am to 4:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Montcalm County

Carson City Village Market – Check Station/24hr. Drop Box
10715 E Carson City Rd, Carson City, MI
616-794-2658

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays:  November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Helena Chemical – 24hr Drop Box
7460 N Crystal Rd., Vestaburg, MI
616-794-2658

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Howard City – 24hr Drop Box
125 E. Shaw St., Howard City, MI
616-794-2658

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Montcalm Township Hall – Check Station
1880 S. Greenville Rd., Greenville, MI
616-794-2658

Hours: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Ole´s Deer Processing – 24hr Drop Box
11800 South Winn Road, Vestaburg, MI
616-794-2658

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Parr’s Deer Processing – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
2028 West County Farm Road, Sheridan, MI
616-794-2658

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Montmorency County

Atlanta Field Office – Check Station
13501 M-33, Atlanta, MI
989-785-4251 Ext. 5233

Hours: September 22, 23 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

October 1 to November 15 – By Appointment

November 15-30 – Every Day – 8:00am to 4:30pm

December 2-28 – By Appointment

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Muskegon County

Cushman Meat Processing – Drop Box
11575 Brickyard Rd, Holton, MI
231-465-4188
231-788-5055

Hours: September 18 to January 7, 2019 – Monday through Friday – 9:00am to 12:00pm AND 1:00pm to 6:00pm

September 18 to January 7, 2019 – Saturday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

September 18 to January 7, 2019 – Sunday – 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Muskegon State Game Area – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
7600 E. Messinger Road, Twin Lake, MI
231-788-5055

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Staff will check deer on Tuesdays and Wednesdays if available

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Ravenna Conservation Club – 24hr Drop Box
2530 S. Slocum Rd, Ravenna, MI
231-788-5055

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Town & Country Grocery – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
5311 E Apple Ave, Muskegon, MI
231-788-5055

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Newaygo County

Hometown Headquarters – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
60 E. 82nd Ave., Newaygo, MI
231-465-4188

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: September 22-25 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

October 1 to January 15 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 15 to December 1 – Every Day – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

M-37 Meat Shack – 24hr Drop Box
12642 N Woodbridge Ave, Bitely, MI
231-465-4188

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station – September 18 to January 7, 2019

Pro Cut – Check Station/Drop Box
1260 S. Ransom Rd., White Cloud, MI
231-465-4188

Hours: Drop Box: Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019 – 6:00am to 10:00pm

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Terry’s Flooring – 24hr Drop Box
5983 S Warner Ave., Freemont, MI
231-465-4188

Hours: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Woodbridge – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
7342 N Woodbridge Rd, Broman, MI
231-465-4188

Hours: Drop Box: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

November 20, 21, 27, 28 – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Oakland County

Holly Wildlife Area – Check Station
8100 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI
248-634-0240

Hours: October 1 to November 14 – Mondays – 9:00am to 4:00pm

October 1 to November 14 – Tuesdays – 11:00am to 7:00pm

November 15 to November 30 – Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays – 9:00am to 4:00pm

November 15 to November 30 – Tuesdays – 11:00am to 7:00pm

December 3 to December 7 – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 9:00am to 4:00pm

December 3 to December 7 – Tuesday – 11:00am to 7:00pm

December 9 to December 31 – Mondays – 9:00am to 4:00pm

December 9 to December 31 – Tuesdays – 11:00am to 7:00pm

January 2, 3, 4 – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 9:00am to 4:00pm

January 6 to January 31 – Mondays – 9:00am to 4:00pm

January 6 to January 31 – Tuesdays – 11:00am to 7:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Ogemaw County

Rifle River Recreation Area – Check Station
2550 E. Rose City Road, Lupton, MI
989-473-2258

Hours: November 15-30 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

West Branch Field Office – Check Station
410 N. Fairview Road, West Branch, MI
989-345-0472

Hours: November 15-30 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Osceola County

Reed City – Check Station
US-10, 1/2 mile West of the US 131 interchange, Reed City, MI
231-775-9727

Hours: October 11 to January 7 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:30pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Oscoda County

Mio Field Office – Check Station
191 S. Mt. Tom Road, Mio, MI
989-275-5151

Hours: September 16-25 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

October 1 to November 12 – Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays – 10:00am to 3:00pm

November 15 to December 3 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

December 8-17 – Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays – 10:00am to 3:00pm

December 22, 23 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

December 29, 30 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

January 4 – last day to check deer – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 10

Otsego County

Gaylord Customer Service Center – Check Station
1732 West M-32, Gaylord, MI
989-732-3541

Hours: September 24 to January 4 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm

September 22, 23 – 9:00am to 3:00pm

November 17, 18 – 9:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Ottawa County

Mike’s Processing – Check Station/Drop Box
12196 6th Ave, Allendale, MI
231-788-5055

Hours: October 7 to December 7 – Monday through Saturday – 9:00am to 5:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Presque Isle County

Onaway – Check Station
Tom’s IGA 20597 State St, Onaway, MI
989-785-4251 Ext. 5233

Hours: November 15-30 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Posen – Check Station
10941 Michigan Avenue, behind Huron Oil Co, Posen, MI
989-785-4251 Ext. 5233

Hours: November 15-30 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Roscommon County

Roscommon Customer Service Center – Check Station
8717 N. Roscommon Road, Roscommon, MI
989-275-5151 Ext. 2039

Hours: September 24 to November 14 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm

November 15-30 – Every Day – 8:00am to 5:00pm

December 1 to January 4, 2019 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Saginaw County

Cabela´s Saginaw – Check Station
5202 Bay Rd., Saginaw, MI
989-321-5700

Hours: November 15-21 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

St. Charles Field Office – Check Station
225 E. Spruce Street, St. Charles, MI
989-865-6211

Hours: October 1 to November 14 – Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays Fridays Saturdays- 8:00am to 4:00pm

November 15 to November 30 – Every Day – 8:00am to 4:00pm

December 1 to December 21 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 4:00pm

January 2, 3, 4 – Wednesday, Thurdsay, Friday – 8:00am to 4:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Shiawassee County

Perry Twp Hall – 24hr Drop Box
2770 W. Ellsworth Rd. , Perry, MI
517-641-4092

24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

R &B Processing – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
451 E. M-71, Corunna, MI
517-641-4092

Hours: Dropbox: 24hr Self-service Station, September 18 to January 7, 2019

Check Station: October 7 to December 7 – Hours Vary. Please call ahead.

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

St. Clair County

Harsens Island Managed Waterfowl Area – Check Station
3857 Columbine Road, Harsens Island, MI
810-748-9504

Please call for an appointment.

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Kenockee Trading Post – Check Station
7530 Beard Road, Kenockee , MI
586-465-4771 Ext. 24

Variable hours, please call ahead.

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Tuscola County

Cass City Field Office – Check Station
4017 E. Caro Rd. (M-81), Cass City, MI
989-872-5300

Hours: Hours Coming Soon

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Fish Point State Wildlife Area – Check Station
7750 Ringle Rd, Unionville, MI
989-674-2511

Hours: October 13 to December 9 – 7:00am to 10:00am AND 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Van Buren County

Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery – Check Station
34270 C. R. 652, Mattawan, MI
269-668-2696

Hours: November 15-30 – Monday through Friday – 10:00am to 2:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Wayne County

Metro Detroit Customer Service Center – Check Station
1801 Atwater St., Detroit, MI
313-396-6890

Hours: October 1 to January 4 – Monday through Friday – 9:00am to 5:00pm

January 7 to January 31 – Wednesdays – 9:00am to 5:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Pt. Mouillee State Game Area – Check Station
37205 Mouillee Road, Rockwood, MI
734-379-9692

Hours: October 2 to November 15 – Tuesdays, Thursdays, Sundays – 8:00am to 12:00pm

October 2 to November 15 – Wednesdays – 3:00pm to 7:00pm

November 16-30 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 4:00pm

December 3-7 – Monday through Friday – 9:00am to 2:00pm

January 2-4 – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 9:00am to 2:00pm

January 7-31 – Wednesdays – 8:00am to 12:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Wexford County

Cadillac Customer Service Center – Check Station
8015 Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac, MI
231-775-9727

Hours: September 22, 23 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

September 24 to January 11 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm

November 17, 18 – Saturday and Sunday – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Closed for Holidays: November 6, 12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

Carl T. Johnson Hunt And Fish Center – Check Station
6087 E M-115, Cadillac, MI
231-779-1321

Hours: October 1 to November 10 – Saturdays and Sundays – 12:00pm to 5:00pm

November 24, 25 – By appointment only

December 1-15 – Saturdays and Sundays – 12:00pm to 5:00pm

December 22, 23, 29, 30 – By appointment only

Closed for Holidays: November 6 ,12, 22, 23. December 24, 25, 31. January 1.

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