The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will offer public land for sale through live auctions this month. Four auctions of state-managed public land will be held throughout the state at locations in Clare and Rogers City (Aug. 14 and 15) and in Muskegon and Manistee (for parcels in Muskegon and Newaygo counties, Aug. 20 and 22).

For all auctions, bidders may pre-register or get more information on the live auction process at Mineral rights may not be available on some properties. Details about each property (including the minimum bid amount, map, property descriptions and conditions of sale) also are available at

Conditions of sale are published on the DNR website at; click on Land Sales and Auctions Terms and Conditions. Printed property information may be requested from the DNR Real Estate Services Section, P.O. Box 30448, Lansing, MI 48909-7948. For general information about the sale of surplus, state-managed public land, persons may contact Patricia Harlow at (517) 284-5940.

Properties offered at auction are tax-reverted lands; the proceeds provide future outdoor recreation opportunities in keeping with the mission of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

State Surplus Land Auctions was last modified: August 12th, 2015 by Karen Elford