Arenac County Attractions

Lake Huron, Arenac County

 

Pt. AuGres County Park (on Lake Huron)

Open from late May to October, the park has five cabins for rent along with three pavilions and 17 campsites as well as large day-use park with picnic tables and access to 900 feet of sandy beach on Saginaw Bay. Also the trailhead for the Arenac Blue Water Trail. Call to make reservations:
3199 Rumsey Rd.
AuGres, MI 48703
989-846-4146
Parks

Oasis Lake

Open from late May to October. The Park has 25 rustic campsites as well as a large day-use park with 4 pavilions available for rental, picnic tables, volleyball, horseshoes, and a man made lake with a large sandy beach area. Located between Alger and Sterling. Call to make reservations. 30 S. M-76 Sterling, MI 48659 989-846-4146

Saganing Eagle's Landing Casino

A 32,000 square foot gaming complex with 700 slot machines and 40 gaming tables, year round entertainment and dining. Located just south of Standish.
2690 Worth Rd.
Standish, MI 49658
888-732-4537
www.saganing-eagleslanding.com

Arenac County Historical Museum and Genealogical Center

Museum collection documents Arenac County's rich prehistoric and historic past. Programs held monthly from June to September.
304 E. Michigan Ave.
Au Gres, MI 48703
989-876-6399
www.cityofau-gres-mi.org/museumhome.html

AuGres City Park

Open from mid April to mid October, this park has 109 campsites (daily, weekly and monthly rentals available), a family picnic and day use area complete with playground equipment and a small boat launch with access to Saginaw Bay.
522 Park St.
AuGres, MI 48703
989-876-8310
www.cityofau-gres-mi.org/city-park.html

Charity Island – Michigan Island National Wildlife Refuge 

Accessible by AuGres Boat Launch or privately-run ferry service. Charity Island is the largest island in the Saginaw Bay (222 acres) offering unique bird watching opportunities.
www.fws.gov/midwest/michiganislands/

City of AuGres Industrial Park

Lots with all new infrastructure are available for manufacturing. Easy access off US 23.
989-876-8811
www.cityofau-gres-mi.org/indus-park.html

Huron Shores Heritage Route (Arenac County is one of 6 counties along the route)

A 200 mile scenic tour route that begins in Standish and goes all the way to Mackinaw City. The perfect way to discover the coastal and inland treasures on the Sunrise Side of the State of Michigan.
www.US23heritageroute.org/

Lake Huron Boat Launch, Breakwall, and Pier: Lookout Harbor of Refuge 

The only designated harbor of refuge between Bay City and East Tawas, this is one of the largest boat access sites (4 ramps) to Lake Huron.

Maple Ridge Historic School House

A fully restored, one-room schoolhouse built in 1904 complete with school artifacts of the period. From US 23, take M-65 to Maple Ridge Rd. and turn left.

Old Courthouse and Masonic Hall

National Register of Historic Places site built in 1890 as the County Courthouse. Later purchased by the Masons, it is now owned by the Historical Society. 
120 Center St.
Omer, MI 48749 989-876-7029

Rifle River (a State designated Scenic River)

One of the State's fastest rivers and most popular trout and white sucker fishing destinations in the State. Also an outstanding canoeing/kayaking river, there are several private rental operators along its banks.

Singing Bridge Lake Huron Public Access

Open year round for fishing, canoe or Kayak launching, nature observation and beautiful sandy beaches for great swimming.
http://www.us23heritageroute.org/arenac.asp?ait=av&aid=710

Standish Historical Depot and Welcome Center

The former Michigan Central Railroad Depot built in 1889. Now the first stop on the Huron Shores Heritage Route, the depot is located in the center of Standish on US 23.
107 N. Main St.
Standish, MI 49658
989-718-3021
www.standishdepot.org