GRAYLING, Mich. – This will be one of the last weeks/weekends that we will have several military units training up here at Camp Grayling. The Units will be utilizing most of our “South” camp ranges. Residents in and around our Small Arms Ranges located north of Howe Road, east of the gas pipeline, south of Portage Creek and west of Lake Margrethe may hear small arms firing during the time frame.
A little further north at Camp Grayling’s Multi-Purpose Range Complex also known as the Range 30 complex, located north of North Down River Road, east of Jones Lake Road, south of County Road 612 and west of Bald Hill Truck Trail it will be a little quieter. All roads and trails west of Wakeley Bridge road, to include; Bucks East-West Truck Trail from Jones Lake Road to Wakeley Bridge Road, Ketchum truck Trail from Bucks East-West to North Down River Road, and Stephen Bridge Road from County Road 612 to North Down River Road will be open to civilian traffic. There may be some periodic timeframes the gates may be closed but should not be closed for very long. Please respect all closed gates and do not enter these areas for your safety.
Camp Grayling’s Range 40 Complex, also known as the Air to Ground range, which is located north of County Road 612, east of Guthrie Lake, south of Old State Road 618 and west of County Road F97 (Twin Bridge Road) residents in the area may see or hear low flying fixed wing aircraft and explosions within the impact area of Range 40, Tuesday, October 15th – Thursday, October 17th.
If persons are looking for the most current information on the PFAS Water Contamination investigation, visit the Michigan PFAS Response Action Team (MPART) website, www.michigan.gov/pfasresponse.