‘Three Free’ Weekend – explore fishing, ORV riding and state parks

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two orvs on dirt trail, mother and son fishing on edge of river and fishing pier jutting into lake

Enjoy 'Three Free' Weekend June 11-12

“Three Free” weekend – two full days when residents and visitors can fish, ride Michigan’s off-road trails or visit state parks and state-managed boating access sites at no cost – is set for Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12.


Free Fishing ►

Grab your gear and cast a line! Twice a year, you can enjoy two days of fishing without a license. All other regulations still apply.


Free ORV ►

Ride more than 4,000 miles of state-designated ORV routes, trails and scramble areas. No ORV license or trail permit required.

Recreation Passport logo in white


Free Passport ►

The Recreation Passport requirement is waived, so you can build state parks and boating access sites into your itinerary.

Avoid giving invasive species a ride by cleaning mud, seeds and debris from vehicles, gear and clothing. Clean, Drain, Dry watercraft and trailers. Find out how you can take action at Michigan.gov/Invasives.