AuSable River Valley Online is dedicated to the promotion businesses, organizations and recreational resources located in Michigan’s beautiful AuSable River Valley. It contains 147 pages of information relating to these topics.
Lodging is plentiful in the Au Sable River Valley, accommodations include: bed & breakfast inns, cabin & cottage rentals, campgrounds, condominiums, hotels & motels and resorts.
The Huron National Forest offers excellent outdoor recreational opportunities for biking, boating, canoeing & kayaking, camping, fishing, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and wildlife viewing.
Charter Boat Services operating from Au Gres, Harrisville, Oscoda, and Tawas City harbors offer excellent sport fishing opportunities for Chinook & Coho Salmon, Steelhead, Lake Trout, Walleye and Perch. Higgins, Houghton and Hubbard Lakes as well as many smaller lakes offer excellent fishing Bluegills, Bass, Pike and Walleye.
The Au Sable River and it’s tributaries offer some of the best trout fishing available in the nation. There are several fly shops and trout fishing guides available in Grayling and Mio.
As you travel through the Au Sable River Valley visit one of the many museums that pay homage to log cabins and logging, sports, Indian and maritime heritage, aviation, and people who laid trails for the future of the Great Lakes State. The Bottle-Cap Museum in Grayling includes a restored 1950’s diner.
Lighthouses located in Alpena, Au Gres, East Tawas and Harrisville are popular subjects for artists and photographers. The lighthouses on Charity and Middle Islands are operated as Bed & Breakfast Inns. Others have maritime museums as part of their facilities.