The mission of MiOFO is to provide improved outdoor recreation opportunities for wounded veterans and individuals with health challenges.

Michigan Operation Freedom Outdoors (MiOFO) is a collaborative partnership whose mission is to provide outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities to wounded veterans and individuals with health challenges; and, to coordinate a support network that facilitates their recovery through connecting with nature.

MiOFO activities are centered around DNR-managed Sharonville State Game Area. The property is near several population centers: Ann Arbor, Jackson, Lansing, and Detroit.

Assistive Resources Available for Use:

  • Tracked Wheelchair Reservations – Limited number of chairs available for use at Sharonville State Game Area and other areas as arranged
  • Accessible Hunting Blind Reservations – Limited number of accessible blinds on public land available
  • Hunting Guide to Assist Outdoorspeople – MiOFO certified volunteer helpers are available on scheduled days to provide one-on-one assistance

Contact Tom Jones, MiOFO Project Coordinator, to inquire about availability of services and resources from events to individual outdoor opportunities.

Call 734-612-6677, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (unavailable on state holidays). Or email Tom at tjones -dot- miofo -at- gmail -dot- com for more information.



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 The availability of this unequaled, publicly accessible center for barrier-free outdoor experiences is expected to draw numerous outdoors people to the area, providing an economic boost to nearby businesses and facilities. Check out our social media profiles as well:

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“You guys do a great job thank you very much!”
Arlie K.
“A big thank you to Tom Jones for everything he is doing. Even though I only got one shot and had issues, it was overall a great time thanks to Tom. I hope to see much more of him and hope that his dreams continue to happen. A very great man and even better brother.”
Ross N.
Thank You So Much Tom for getting me out in the woods today. It truely was aswesome. I thought my hiking days were over! You showed me otherwise!!! Can’t wait till hunting season, and getting out into one of the blinds for the day!!!!!
Cliff B.


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