2019 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:

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Alcona County

Curran BP Gas Station – Check Station
Address: M-65 & M-72, Curran, MI
Phone: (989) 348-6371 Ext. 7477
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 15 – December 1 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
November 28,29

Lincoln Field Office – Check Station
Address: 408 Main Street, Lincoln, MI
Phone: (989) 736-8336
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Before November 15 – By appointment only
November 15 – December 1 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm
After December 1 – By appointment only

Checkstation Closed:
November 28,29

Alger County

Cusino Field Office – Check Station
Address: Hwy M-28 West, Shingleton, MI
Phone: 906-452-6227
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
By appointment only. Please call to schedule an appointment.

Checkstation Closed:
Stations Closed on State Holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31

Allegan County

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

Allegan State Game Area – Check Station
Address: 4590 118th Avenue, Allegan, MI
Phone: 269-673-2430
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 15-18, 25 – 8:00am to 3:30pm or By appointent
October 1 to January 3 – 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28, 29
Dec 24, 25, 31
Jan 1, 2020

Plainwell Customer Service Center – Check Station
Address: 621 N. 10th Street, Plainwell, MI
Phone: 269-685-6851
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 16 through Nov 14 – Monday through Friday – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 15 through Dec 1 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 2 through Jan 3, 2020 – Monday through Friday – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28, 29
Dec 24, 25, 31
Jan 1, 2020

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Alpena County

Alpena Field Office – Check Station
Address: 4343 M-32 West, Alpena, MI
Phone: 989-785-4251 Ext. 5233
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 14,15 – 10:00am to 3:00pm
October 1-November 13 – Mon, Wed, Fri – 10:00am to 3:00pm
November 15-November 30 – 10:00am to 3:00pm
December 2-December 27 – Mon, Wed, Fri – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
November 11, 28, 29
December 25

Arenac County

Standish Field Office – Check Station
Address: 527 N. Main, Standish, MI
Phone: 989-846-4104
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 15-27 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Baraga County

Baraga Customer Service Center – Check Station
Address: 427 US-41 North, Baraga, MI
Phone: 906-353-6651
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 16 – November 14 Monday through Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm
November 15-16 – Friday, Saturday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
November 17-23 Sunday through Saturday 8:00am – 4:30pm
November 25-27 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
December 2-27 Monday through Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Stations Closed on State Holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31

Barry County

Barry State Game Area
Address: 1805 Yankee Springs Rd, Middleville, MI
Phone: 269-795-3280
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21 through Nov 14 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 15-30 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28, 29

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Bay County

Bay City Customer Service Center – Check Station
Address: 3580 State Park Drive, Bay City, MI
Phone: 989-684-9141
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 16, 2019 – Jan 6, 2020 – Monday through Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Nov 16-17 – 8:00am – 4:30pm

Checkstation Closed:
Closed all Weekends
Nov 11, 28, 29
Dec 24, 25, 31
Jan 1

Nayanquing Point SWA – Check Station
Address: 1570 N. Tower Beach Rd., Pinconning, MI
Phone: 989-697-5101
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 23 – 27 – By Appointment
Sept 30 – Oct 11 – 8:00am to 4:30pm
Oct 12 – Nov 27 – 8:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 30 – Dec 6 – 8:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 9 – Jan 6 – 8:00am to 4:30pm

Checkstation Closed:
Oct 5-6
Nov 28-29
Dec 24-25, 31
Jan 1

Calhoun County

Nagel Meat Processing – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 3265 22 Mile Rd. , Homer, MI
Phone: 269-795-3280
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station
September 14 to January 6, 2019

The Copper Kettle – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 720 S. Capital Ave, Athens, MI
Phone: 269-795-3280
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, Sept. 14 to January 6, 2019

Cass County

Crane Pond State Game Area – Check Station
Address: 60887 M-40, Jones, MI
Phone: 269-244-5928
Deer patch available?: No

Checkstation Open:
Nov 15-27, 30 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 28, 29

Chippewa County

Sault Ste. Marie Field Office – Check Station
Address: 2001 Ashmun, Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Phone: 906-635-5281
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 15 – 10:00am – 2:00pm
November 18-22 – 10:00am – 2:00pm
November 25-27 – 10:00am – 2:00pm
December 2 – 10:00am – 2:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Will be closed on state holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31

Clare County

No Drop Box Location

Clinton County

Bellingar Packing – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 1557 E. Wilson Rd., Ashley, MI
Phone: 517-641-4092
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Eagle Park – Check Station/24 hour Drop Box
Address: 14331 S. Grange Rd, Eagle, MI
Phone: 517-641-4092
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Rose Lake Field Office – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 8903 Stoll Road, East Lansing, MI
Phone: 517-641-4092
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 14-16, 21-23 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Oct 1-4, 7-14, 17-21, 24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 1-2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Jan 2-6 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29
Dec 24, 25 & 30
Jan 1

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Fowler Conservation Club – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 3580 S. Wright Rd, Fowler, MI
Phone: 517-641-4092
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Specialized Deer Processing – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 2571 W. Price Rd., St. Johns, MI
Phone: 517-641-4092
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Crawford County

Grayling DNR Field Office
Address: 1955 Hartwick Pines Road, Grayling 49738, MI
Phone: (989) 348-6371 Ext. 7477
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Before Nov 15 – By appointment only
November 15 – December 1 – 10:00am to 3:00pm
After December 1 – By appointment only

Checkstation Closed:
November 28,29

Delta County

Escanaba Customer Service Center – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 6833 Hwy. 2, 41, and M-35, Gladstone, MI
Phone: 906-786-2351
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 16 – November 14 Monday through Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm
November 15-16 Friday, Saturday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
November 17-23 Sunday through Saturday 8:00am – 4:30pm
November 25-27 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
December 2-27 Monday through Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Stations Closed on State Holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 16th until December 20th, 2019

Rusty Rail – Check Station
Address: 9074 County 426 L Road, Cornell, MI
Phone: 906-384-0111
Deer patch available?: Yes

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

Dickinson County

Norway Field Office – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 520 W. US-2, Norway, MI
Phone: 906-563-9247
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 16 – November 14 Monday through Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm
November 15-16 Friday, Saturday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
November 17-23 Sunday through Saturday 8:00am – 4:30pm
November 25-27 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
December 2-27 Monday through Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Stations Closed on State Holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, November 5 to January 7, 2019

Felch Field Office – 24hr Drop Box
Address: W4079 M-69, Felch, MI
Phone: 906-246-3245
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 16th until December 20th, 2019

Eaton County

Soil Conservation Office – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 551 Court House Drive, Charlotte, MI
Phone: 269-795-3280
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24-Hour Drop Box
Sept. 14 to Jan 6

Genesee County

Clio Highway Station – Check Station
Address: Southbound I-75, Clio Rest Area, Clio, MI
Phone: Not Available
Deer patch available?: Yes

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

Gladwin County

Gladwin Field Office – Check Station
Address: 801 N. Silverleaf, Gladwin, MI
Phone: 989-426-9205
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 14, 15 – 10:00am to 3:00pm
September 16 to November 14 – By Appointment Only
November 15-27 – Every Day – 10:00am to 3:00pm
December 1-15
Monday through Friday – 10:00am to 3:00pm
December 16 to January 1, 2020 – By Appointment Only

Checkstation Closed:
November 11
December 24, 25, 31
January 1, 2020

Gogebic County

Wakefield Field Office – Check Station
Address: 1405 East US-2, Wakefield, MI
Phone: 906-224-2771
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 15-16 Friday, Saturday – 9:00am – 1:00pm CST
November 18 – Monday – 9:00am – 1:00pm CST
November 25 – Monday – 9:00am – 1:00pm CST
December 2 – Monday – 9:00am – 1:00pm CST

Checkstation Closed:
*DNR stations will be closed on the following state holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31.

Grand Traverse County

Traverse City Customer Service Center – Check Station
Address: 2122 South M-37, Traverse City, MI
Phone: 231-922-5280
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
October 1 to January 3 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
November 16, 17 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
November 11, 28, 29
December 24, 25, 31
January 1, 2020

Gratiot County

Forest Hills Nature Center 24hr Dropbox
Address: 11001-11489 N Rich Rd, Alma, MI, 48801, MI
Phone: null
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Ithaca – Mcnabb Park – Check Station/24hr Dropbox
Address: 575 S. Elm St., Ithaca, MI
Phone: 517-641-4092
Deer patch available?: Yes

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.

Checkstation Open:
Sept 14-16, 21-23 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Oct 1-4, 7-14, 17-21, 24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 1-2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Jan 2-6 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29
Dec 24, 25 & 30
Jan 1

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Hillsdale County

Jerome Country Market – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 8985 E. Chicago Road., Jerome, MI
Phone: 517-522-4097
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 14 – Nov 11 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 14 – Dec 2 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 5 – Jan 6 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Sept. 17, 18, 24, 25
Oct 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
Nov 5, 6, 12, 13, 28
Dec 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, Jan 1, 2020

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

M & M Smokehouse – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 4880 Hudson Rd., Osseo, MI
Phone: 517-522-4097
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 19 – Nov 30 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Oct 22, 23, 29, 30
Nov 5, 6, 12, 13, 28, 29

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Ingham County

Lansing Customer Service Center – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 4147 Legacy Parkway, Lansing, MI
Phone: 517-284-4720
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 14-16, 21-23 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Oct 1-4, 7-14, 17-21, 24-28 & 31 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 1-2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Jan 2-6 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29
Dec 24, 25 & 30
Jan 1

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Dansville State Game Area – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 578 Dexter Trail Rd., Dansville, MI
Phone: 517-641-4092
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Ionia County

Flat River State Game Area – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 6640 Long Lake Road, Belding, MI
Phone: 616-794-2658
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29
Dec 24, 25 & 30
Jan 1

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Fox Farm Processing Inc. Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 14795 Hastings Rd., Freeport, MI
Phone: 616-794-2658
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Ionia Recreation Area – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 2880 W. David Hwy., Ionia, MI
Phone: 616-794-2658
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Iosco County

Alward’s Market
Address: 118 South Washington Street, Hale, MI
Phone: 989-728-2315
Deer patch available?: Yes

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

Checkstation Closed:
November 28, 29

East Tawas State Harbor Dock – Check Station
Address: 113 Newman Street, Hwy. US-23, East Tawas, MI
Phone: 989-275-5151 Ext. 2039
Deer patch available?: Yes

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

Checkstation Closed:
November 28, 29

Iron County

Crystal Falls Field Office – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 1420 Highway US-2 West, Crystal Falls, MI
Phone: 906-875-6622
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 15-16 Friday, Saturday – 7:00am – 3:30pm CST
November 17-23 Sunday through Saturday – 7:00am – 3:30pm CST
November 25-27 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – 7:00am – 3:30pm CST
December 2 Monday – 7:00am – 3:30pm CST

Checkstation Closed:
*DNR stations will be closed on the following state holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31.

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, November 5 to January 7, 2019

Isabella County

Chipp-A-Waters Park – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 402 W. High Street (M-20), Mt. Pleasant, MI
Phone: 989-426-9205
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
October 21 to November 14, 2019 – Thursday through Monday – 9:00am to 4:00pm
November 15 to November 27, 2019 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
November 11

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, November 1 – January 6, 2020

Lincoln Township Fire Barn #3
Address: 8950 S. Crawford Rd, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Phone: 989-426-9205
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Morbark – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 8507 S. Winn Rd., Winn, MI
Phone: 989-426-9205
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Ole´s Deer Processing – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 11800 South Winn Road, Vestaburg, MI
Phone: 616-794-2658
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Smith & Sons Meat Processor – Check Station/ 24hr Drop Box
Address: 5080 E. Broadway St., Mt. Pleasant, MI
Phone: 989-426-9205
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
October 21 to November 14 – Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays – 9:00am to 4:00pm
October 21 to November 27 – Saturdays – 9:00am to 2:00pm
November 15-27 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Closed Sundays

Checkstation Closed:
November 11

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Jackson County

Beef Barn – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 3095 Cooper St, Jackson, MI
Phone: 517-522-4097
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Hutch’s Food Center – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 8025 Spring Arbor Rd., Spring Arbor, MI
Phone: 517-522-4097
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 14 – Nov 11 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 14 – Dec 2 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 5 – Jan 6 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Sept. 17, 18, 24, 25
Oct 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
Nov 5, 6, 12, 13, 28
Dec 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, Jan 1, 2020

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

J&J Meats
Address: 220 Hatch Rd., Horton, MI
Phone: 517-522-4097
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Razorback Outdoors – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 603 S Main St, Reading, MI
Phone: 517-522-4097
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Rives Quality Meats – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 396 E. Main St., Rives Junction, MI
Phone: 517-522-4097
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Waterloo Wildlife Office – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 13578 Seymour Road, Grass Lake, MI
Phone: 517-522-4097
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 14 – Nov 11 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 14 – Dec 2 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 5 – Jan 6 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Sept. 17, 18, 24, 25
Oct 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
Nov 5, 6, 12, 13, 28
Dec 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, Jan 1, 2020

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Kalkaska County

Kalkaska Field Office – Check Station
Address: 2089 Birch Street, Kalkaska, MI
Phone: 231-258-2711
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 13 to December 6 – Monday through Friday – 9:00am to 4:00pm
November 16, 17 – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
November 11, 28, 29
December 24, 25, 31
January 1, 2020

Kent County

Barb’s Deer Processing Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 1709 10 Mile Rd., Comstock Park, MI
Phone: 231-788-5055
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Lowell Twp. Hall – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 2910 Alden Nash Ave., Lowell, MI
Phone: 231-788-5055
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Red Flannel Rod & Gun Club – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 7463 18 Mile Rd., Cedar Springs, MI
Phone: 231-788-5055
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Lake County

Baldwin Field Office – Check Station
Address: 2468 W. 24th St. , Baldwin, MI
Phone: 231-878-7851 Ext. 6932
Deer patch available?: Yes

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
Address: 3116 Vernor Road, Lapeer, MI
Phone: 810-664-8355
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – 10am to 3pm
Nov 5, 12 – 10am to 3pm
Nov 15-30 – Monday – Friday 10am to 3pm
Dec 2-5 – 10am to 3pm
Dec 10, 17 – 10am to 3pm
Jan 2, 6-9 10am to 3pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 28-29

Lenawee County

Lake Hudson Recreation Area – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 5505 Morey Hwy., Clayton, MI
Phone: 517-522-4097
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Monahan’s Meat Market
Address: 3369 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI
Phone: 734-379-9692
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21 – Nov 30 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Oct 22, 23, 29, 30
Nov 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 28, 29

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

W J Hayes State Park – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 1220 Wamplers Lake Rd, Onstead, MI
Phone: 517-522-4097
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Luce County

Livingston County

Newberry Customer Service Center – Check Station
Address: 5100 State Highway M-123, Newberry, MI
Phone: 906-293-5131
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 16 – November 14 Monday through Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm
November 15-16 Friday, Saturday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
November 17-23 Sunday through Saturday 8:00am – 4:30pm
November 25-27 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
December 2-27 Monday through Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Stations Closed on State Holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31

Richardson Deer Processing
Address: 4402 Cohoctah Road, Linden, MI
Phone: 810-735-7268
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 31, 2020

Mackinac County

Naubinway Field Office – Check Station
Address: W 11569 Hwy. US-2, Naubinway, MI
Phone: 906-477-6048
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 15-27 – Please call ahead for appointment

Checkstation Closed:
Stations Closed on State Holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31

Macomb County

Mt. Clemens Fish Research Office – Check Station
Address: 33135 S. River Road, Harrison Township, MI
Phone: 586-465-7214
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Nov 18 – 22 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 25 – 27 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Jan 6, 31 & Feb 3 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Manistee County

Big Bear Sportsman´s Club – Check Station
Address: 8927 Puustinen Road, Kaleva, MI
Phone: 269-986-6211
Deer patch available?: null

Checkstation Open:
Sept 16 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Oct 21 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nov 3, 10, 15, 16, 17, 23, 24, 29, 30 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Dec 8,15 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Jan 3 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Marquette County

Marquette Customer Service Center – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 1990 US-41 South, Marquette, MI
Phone: 906-228-6561
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 16 – November 14 Monday through Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm
November 15-16 Friday, Saturday – 8:00am – 4:30pm
November 17-23 Sunday through Saturday 8:00am – 4:30pm
November 25-27 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am – 4:30pm
December 2-27 Monday through Friday 10:00am – 2:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Stations Closed on State Holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 16th until December 20th, 2019

Gwinn Field Office – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 410 West M-35, Gwinn, MI
Phone: 906-346-9201
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 16th until December 20th, 2019

Mecosta County

Big Rapids Highway Check Station – Check Station
Address: US-131, South Rest Area, Big Rapids, MI
Phone: 231-287-0521
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Nov 16-17 Open 9am-4pm

Checkstation Closed:
All September, All October, Nov 1-15 & 18-30, All Dec

Morley Municipal Parking – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 164 S. Cass St., Morley, MI
Phone: 231-287-0521
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Paris Field Office – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 22250 Northland Drive, Paris, MI
Phone: 231-465-4188
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 14-16, 21-23 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Oct 1-4, 7-14, 17-21, 24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 1-2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Jan 2-6 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29
Dec 24, 25 & 30
Jan 1

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Menominee County

Stephenson Field Office – 24hr Drop Box
Address: West 5420 River Rd., Stephenson, MI
Phone: 906-753-6317
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, 24hr Self-service Station, September 16th until December 20th, 2019

P-S Locker Plant – 24hr Drop Box
Address: W3765 US-2/41, Spalding, MI
Phone: 906-786-2351
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 16th until December 20th, 2019

Kubers Feed Mill – Check Station
Address: 912 41st Ave., Menominee, MI
Phone: 906-786-2351
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 16 – December 27 Monday through Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm CST, Saturday 8:00am – 12:00pm CST

Checkstation Closed:
Stations Closed on State Holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31

Midland County

Sanford Field Office – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 118 W. Saginaw, Sanford, MI
Phone: 989-687-7771
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
October 21 to November 14
Thursday through Monday 9:00am to 4:00pm
November 15-27 – Every Day – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
November 11

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Monroe County

Cabelas of Dundee – Check Station
Address: 110 Cabela Blvd East, Dundee, MI
Phone: 734-529-4700
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Nov 15, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 1 & 7 – 9:00am to 4:00pm

Dropbox Open:
24hr Self-service Station, September 14 to January 6, 2020

Montcalm County

Carson City Vmarket – Check Station/24hr. Drop Box
Address: 10715 E Carson City Rd, Carson City, MI
Phone: 616-794-2658
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Helena Chemical – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 7460 N Crystal Rd., Vestaburg, MI
Phone: 616-794-2658
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 5th

Montcalm Township Hall – Check Station
Address: 1880 S. Greenville Rd., Greenville, MI
Phone: 616-794-2658
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Montmorency County

Atlanta Field Office – Check Station
Address: 13501 M-33, Atlanta, MI
Phone: 989-785-4251 Ext. 5233
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 14 – November 14 – By appointment
November 15-November 30 – 8:00am to 4:30pm
December 2-December 27 – By appointment

Checkstation Closed:
November 28, 29

Muskegon County

Cushman Meat Processing – Drop Box
Address: 11575 Brickyard Rd, Holton, MI
Phone: 231-287-2217
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Muskegon State Game Area – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 7600 E. Messinger Road, Twin Lake, MI
Phone: 231-788-5055
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 14-16, 21-23 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Oct 1-4, 7-14, 17-21, 24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 29 & 30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 1-2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-23, 26-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Jan 2-6 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29
Dec 24, 25 & 30
Jan 1

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Ravenna Conservation Club – 24hr Drop Box
Address: 2530 S. Slocum Rd, Ravenna, MI
Phone: 231-788-5055
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Town & Country Grocery – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 5311 E Apple Ave, Muskegon, MI
Phone: 231-788-5055
Deer patch available?: No

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 5th

Newaygo County

Hometown Headquarters – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: 60 E. 82nd Ave., Newaygo, MI
Phone: 231-287-2217
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Pro Cut – Check Station/Drop Box
Address: 1260 S. Ransom Rd., White Cloud, MI
Phone: 231-287-2217
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

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
Address: 5983 S Warner Ave., Fremont, MI
Phone: 231-287-2217
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Oakland County

Holly Wildlife Area – Check Station
Address: 8100 Grange Hall Road, Holly, MI
Phone: 248-634-0240
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 1-30 – Monday 9am to 4pm and Tuesday 11am to 7pm
Nov 1-14 – Monday 9am to 4pm and Tuesday 11am to 7pm
Nov 15-30 – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am to 4pm & Tuesday 11am to 7pm
Dec 2-6 – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am to 4pm & Tuesday 11am to 7pm
Dec 9-23 – Monday 9am to 4pm and Tuesday 11am to 7pm
Jan 2, 3, 6 – 9am to 4pm
Jan 7, 14, 21, 28 – 11am to 7pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28-29
Dec 24-31
Jan 1

Ogemaw County

Rifle River Recreation Area – Check Station
Address: 2550 E. Rose City Road, Lupton, MI
Phone: 989-473-2258
Deer patch available?: Yes

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

Checkstation Closed:
November 28, 29

West Branch Field Office – Check Station
Address: 410 N. Fairview Road, West Branch, MI
Phone: 989-345-0472
Deer patch available?: Yes

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

Checkstation Closed:
November 28, 29

Osceola County

Ontonagon County

Reed City – Check Station
Address: US-10, 1/2 mile West of the US 131 interchange, Reed City, MI
Phone: 231-775-9727
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 1 to January 6 – Friday through Monday – 9:00am to 5:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
November 11, 28, 29
December 24, 25, 31
January 1, 2020

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park – Check Station
Address: 33303 Headquarters Rd., Ontonagon, MI
Phone: 906-885-5275
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 15-27 – Please call ahead for appointment

Checkstation Closed:
Stations will be closed on the following state holidays: Nov. 11, 28, 29, Dec. 24, 25, 31

Oscoda County

Mio DNR Field Office
Address: 191 S. Mt Tom Rd, Mio MI 48647, MI
Phone: (989) 348-6371 Ext. 7477
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 15-24 – 10:00am to 3:00pm
October 5- November 10 – Sat, Sun, Mon – 10:00am to 3:00pm
November 15-December 1 – 10:00am to 3:00pm
December 7-December 30 – Sat, Sun, Mon – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
November 11, 28, 29

Otsego County

Gaylord Customer Service Center – Check Station
Address: 1732 West M-32, Gaylord, MI
Phone: 989-732-3541
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 14, 15, 21 22 – 10:00am to 3:00pm
Sept 16 through Nov 14 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Nov 15-27 – Every Day – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Dec 2 through Jan 3, 2020 – 8:00am to 5:00pm – Monday through Friday

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11
Dec 24, 25, 31
Jan 1

Ottawa County

West Walker Sportsmen Club – Check Station/24hr Drop Box
Address: O-599 Leonard Street, NW, Grand Rapids, MI
Phone: 231-788-5055
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 21,24-28 & 31 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 1-4, 7-11, 14-30 Open 9:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28 & 29

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

Gaylord Customer Service Center – Check Station
Address: 1732 West M-32, Gaylord, MI
Phone: 989-732-3541
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Sept 14, 15, 21 22 – 10:00am to 3:00pm
Sept 16 through Nov 14 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Nov 15-27 – Every Day – 8:00am to 5:00pm
Dec 2 through Jan 3, 2020 – 8:00am to 5:00pm – Monday through Friday

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11
Dec 24, 25, 31
Jan 1

Presque Isle County

Onaway – Check Station
Address: Tom’s IGA 20597 State St, Onaway, MI
Phone: 989-785-4251 Ext. 5233
Deer patch available?: Yes

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

Checkstation Closed:
November 28, 29

Posen – Check Station
Address: 10941 Michigan Avenue, behind Huron Oil Co, Posen, MI
Phone: 989-785-4251 Ext. 5233
Deer patch available?: Yes

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

Checkstation Closed:
November 28, 29

Roscommon County

Roscommon Customer Service Center – Check Station
Address: 8717 N. Roscommon Road, Roscommon, MI
Phone: 989-275-5151 Ext. 272203
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 16 to November 14 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
November 12-30 – Every Day – 8:00am to 5:00pm
December 1 to January 3, 2020 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
November 11, 28, 29
December 24, 25, 31
January 1, 2020

Saginaw County

Cabela´s Saginaw – Check Station
Address: 5202 Bay Rd., Saginaw, MI
Phone: 989-321-5700
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 16-20 – 9:00am to 3:00pm

St. Charles Field Office – Check Station
Address: 225 E. Spruce Street, St. Charles, MI
Phone: 989-865-6211
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 1 – 4 – 8:00am to 4:00pm
Oct 7 – Nov 12 – 8:00am to 4:00pm
Nov 15 – 27 & 30 – 8:00am to 4:00pm
Dec 1 – Jan 3 – 8:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Oct 7 – Nov 12 – Closed Tues & Wed
Dec 24-25, 28-29, 31
Jan 1, 4-6

Dropbox Open:
Sept 14, 2019 – Jan 3, 2020 – open 24 hrs

Shiawassee County

Shiawassee Conservation District
Address: 1900 S. Morrice Road 48867, Owosso, MI
Phone: 517-641-4092
Deer patch available?: No

Dropbox Open:
24 Hour Self-service Station, Sep 14th- Jan 6th

St. Clair County

Harsens Island Managed Waterfowl Area – Check Station
Address: 3857 Columbine Road, Harsens Island, MI
Phone: 810-748-9504
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 12 – Dec 8 – 4:30am – 12:30pm

Kenockee Trading Post – Check Station
Address: 7530 Beard Road, Kenockee , MI
Phone: 586-465-4771 Ext. 24
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Variable hours. Please call ahead.

Checkstation Closed:
November 11, 28, 29
December 24, 25, 31
January 1, 2020

Tuscola County

Fish Point State Wildlife Area – Check Station
Address: 7750 Ringle Rd, Unionville, MI
Phone: 989-674-2511
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Nov 15 – 27, 29-30 – 8:00am to 4:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 28, 2019

Van Buren County

Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery – Check Station
Address: 34270 C. R. 652, Mattawan, MI
Phone: 269-668-2696
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
November 15,18-22, 25 -10:00am to 2:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 16,17, 23, 24-30

Wayne County

Metro Detroit Customer Service Center – Check Station
Address: 1801 Atwater St., Detroit, MI
Phone: 313-396-6890
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
Oct 1 – Dec 20 – 9:00am to 5:00pm
Dec 23, 26-27, 30 – 9:00am to 5:00pm
Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 – 9:00am to 5:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
Nov 11, 28-29
Dec 24-25, 31
Jan 1-3

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
Address: 8015 Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac, MI
Phone: 231-775-9727
Deer patch available?: Yes

Checkstation Open:
September 14, 15 – 10:00am to 3:00pm
September 16 to January 6 – Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 5:00pm
November 16, 17 – Saturday and Sunday – 10:00am to 3:00pm

Checkstation Closed:
November 11, 28, 29
December 24, 25, 31
January 1, 2020

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