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Very scenic

Many, many different places to stop along the way and see this scenic byway, but ready to climb... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Very nice drive--but you must stop at the lookouts

The drive is very nice--but long--about 20 miles---but it was a pretty drive--not... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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River Road, Oscoda, MI
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Many, many different places to stop along the way and see this scenic byway, but ready to climb down, and then of course, all the way back up, a lot of steps. They lead you down to trails and other paths. Can be done all...More

Thank JohnM18516
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The drive is very nice--but long--about 20 miles---but it was a pretty drive--not outstanding--until we stopped at the Logger mans Memorial and the Canoe monument--there you get this really great vistas of the river valley that you don't see on the tree lined drive.

1  Thank suedo66
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This area has been blessed with a marvelous river system (AUSABLE RIVER) and you will enjoy this ride. Stop along the way at the overlooks and take in the attractions like riding the Ausable River Queen-paddle wheel river boat cruise. This is a beautiful ride...More

1  Thank Mic B
Reviewed 23 October 2017

beautiful place but be ready for a walk. loike 500 steps to the bottom!!. part of the highbanks trail system!!

Thank Chad P
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A beautiful drive to catch the beauty of the autumn colors. Several marked spots for photo opportunities.

1  Thank Keith J
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We stopped at a couple of the "scenic outlooks" along the way, these were very nice although the steps are getting old. Iargo Springs and Lumberjack Monument are well worth stopping in.

Thank John J
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

A must see if you have some extra time. We only had time to spend a few minutes as a storm rolled through when we arrived. We'll be back for more beauty when Mother Nature cooperates

Thank Ally O
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I have only done the easternmost stretch of this, from Oscoda to Lumberjack's monument. I recommend stopping at the Eagle Access Hiking trails near the eastern edge (just past Grass Lake Road if headed west). There are 3 looping trails, for a total of 8...More

Thank ElaineMI
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I drove and walked on the river byway it was a nice morning activity although we didn't walk a great distance I took the steps to the river while my wife watched from mid stairway. Some beautiful views and some nice flora....More

Thank Jimandmona
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The River Road Scenic Byway including a stop at Iargo Springs is outstanding, There is a great platform overlooking the AuSable River just east of the Five Channels Dam. You can walk 290 steps down to the springs which provide cold clear water to the...More

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Angelique R
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Response from Janelle S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, here are a lot of paths and trails. Great for walking with a dog! Ours loved it.