Camp Grayling is a premier, full-spectrum, four-season joint training center, providing year round, customer-focused training support and high quality facilities to enable military commanders and civilian leaders to meet their unit readiness requirements.
Camp Grayling was founded in 1913 when local lumber baron, Rasmus Hanson, donated over 13,000 acres to the State of Michigan for military training. Camp Grayling has since grown to 147,000 acres that spans over three counties of maneuver area, state-of-the-art ranges, and modern support facilities, making it the largest National Guard training center in the country.
As a premier, world class Joint Maneuver Training Center, Camp Grayling is a leader in providing efficient, unparalleled customer-focused service and the highest level of modern training. Support resources are scheduled year-round to provide a wide range of high-quality training service members, emergency responders and private-sector customers worldwide. Training sites have unique combinations of resources that provide a wide variety of training scenarios to meet unit readiness requirements. Large artillery, mortar, tank ranges and maneuver courses are among the highlights of Camp Grayling.
Camp Grayling is located in Northern Michigan five minutes off from I-75. Approximately three hours northwest of Detroit via I-75 and five northeast of Chicago via I-196 and US-131. The Grayling Army Airfield is conveniently located on the Installation and there are commercial airports (TVC/MBS) one hour away in Traverse City or Saginaw.