The State Forest State Park has three attended entrance stations at Ranger Lakes and North Michigan. The Entrance stations are staffed in the summer season only.
Self Serve stations are open and available throughout the year. Locations are; Visitor Center, North Michigan, Ranger Lakes, Bockman, 7-Utes and Crags entrances as well as the top of the pass at the start of the Michigan Ditch-American Lakes trailhead.
Stop at any of the self serve stations to buy a $9 park pass ($4 for a Michigan Ditch Walk-In Pass), or stop into the Moose Visitor Center during open hours.