(h) Destroy, damage, or remove a tree, including a dead and downed tree and woody
debris, shrub, wildflower, grass, or other vegetation. Except in a wildlife food plot, this
subdivision does not apply to picking and removing mushrooms, berries, and edible fruits
or nuts for personal use.
(i) Solicit business of any nature; distribute or post any handbill or other advertising
material; post a sign; paint or otherwise mark any tree or rock on any state-owned land,
water, structure, or property, except with written permission from the department.
(j) Possess a glass container within any state-owned land or water area that is designated
as a bathing beach or state-owned land or water area that is regularly used for sunbathing,
swimming, or wading.
(k) Obstruct any road or trail in a manner that hinders public access to state-owned land.
(l) Park a vehicle of any type in an area posted as no parking; or, where a designated
parking area exists, to park a vehicle of any type in an area other than the designated parking
area. If a motor vehicle is found parked on state-owned land and is found to be in violation
of this rule, the registered owner is prima facie responsible for the violation as defined in
(m) Park any vehicle in or otherwise occupy a designated campsite, except by a
registered camper or authorized visitor to a registered camper.
(n) Hold an event including, but not limited to, a race, endurance contest, tournament, or
trail ride, unless the event is conducted pursuant to a permit issued by the department.
The permit may include a charge to the permittee for the use of state-owned land. The
permit may require a performance bond and may require public liability insurance. The
department may waive the requirement for a permit for an event if the department
determines that the event will not require department oversight, and the event is
anticipated to have a minimal impact on the resource or facilities and on the use of state-
owned land by others.
(o) Use a loudspeaker, public address system, or sound-amplifying equipment of any
kind without written permission, except for an electronic game-calling device that is
lawfully used while hunting, or to operate a motor, motorboat, motor vehicle, radio,
television, generator, or any other device in a manner that produces excessive noise.
(p) Use or operate any wheeled, motorized vehicle, except a PAMD, on state-owned
land in the Upper Peninsula of this state, except on a designated route, a designated trail,
a designated area, or a forest road not otherwise posted as closed to the use of motorized
vehicles or entry.
(q) Use or operate any wheeled, motorized vehicle, except a PAMD, on state-owned
land in the Lower Peninsula of this state, except on a designated route, a designated trail,
or a designated area. A wheeled, motorized vehicle that is properly registered under 1949
PA 300, MCL 257.1 to 257.923, may be operated on a forest road not otherwise posted as
closed to the use of motorized vehicles.
(r) Camp in a state park, recreation area, public access site, or designated campground
on other than a designated site.
(s) Camp in a designated campground or location in a state forest or state game area for
more than 15 consecutive nights, except as provided in R 299.922(t), or to use as a
permanent or semi-permanent residence. To be considered a new camp, the location shall
be not less than 1 mile from the previous camp.