The River Road - National scenic byway

 

river road sceneThe River Road Scenic Byway runs 22 miles along the Au Sable River. This drive, begins at the junction with U.S. 23 in Iosco county.  This is one of two National Scenic Byways in Michigan.  The road winds through the forest that is home to a variety of wildlife including the magnificent bald eagle.

Another drive that is gorgeous in all four seasons, you will be treated to breathtaking views from the high river banks and Iargo Springs is just a short distance off the main track. There are six dams in this section of the river and there are several monuments to visit including the Lumberman's Monument.

If you want to hear all the local news and gossip, a stop at The Dam Store would be just the thing.  You can get supplies and updates on where the salmon are.

For lodging options visit www.backroadslodging.com