Roughly 700 wolvesRoughly 700 wolves live in Michigan, all in the Upper Peninsula, according to the DNR’s latest count in 2019-2020. Wolves roamed the state in the early 1800s. They vanished from the Lower Peninsula in 1935 and had virtually disappeared from the Upper Peninsula by the early 1970s.

How many wolves are in the UP Michigan?

600-700 wolves

Population – According to the Michigan DNR there are approximately 600-700 wolves in the Upper Peninsula.

How many wolves are in lower Michigan?

695 wolves

The comeback of the wolf in Michigan is a remarkable wildlife success story, according to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The most recent survey of gray wolves, conducted between December 2019 and March 2020, by the Michigan DNR counted a minimum of 695 wolves, compared to only 20 wolves in 1992.