Pointe Mouillee State Game Area

LOCATION: Rockwood, Michigan

DIRECTIONS: From 1-75 south of Detroit take exit #27 (Huron River Drive). Turn left on Huron River Drive and go approximately 2 miles to W Jefferson. Turn right on Jefferson (also known as Dixie Highway and U.S. Turnpike) and drive 2.5 miles to Sigler Road. Turn left Sigler Road and drive 0.25 mile to the parking lot.

HOURS: Open all year but birding is not recommended from September 15 through December 1 when much of the area is heavily hunted.

BEST TIMES: From early spring through May for waterfowl, and from late June through September for shorebirds.

BIRDING HIGHLIGHTS: Best site in Michigan and one of the best in the Midwest for shorebirds. Great waterfowl concentrations in early spring and fall. Good year-round birding.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Pointe Mouille State Game Area, 37205 Mouillee Road, Rockwood, MI 48173.