Sawmill Point Primitive Campsites

Oscoda, Michigan 48750

Sawmill Point Primitive Campsites

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Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"The Mio Dam marks a significant change in the Au Sable River. Upstream the watercourse runs unregulated. The Mio Dam, however, widens the river and slows its pace, creating Mio Pond. This dam is the first portage on the Au Sable, and the four dams and four flood ponds that follow create a river that is a far cry from the one paddled by Native Americans and early European explorers, or even the loggers who used the river to float their lumber to Lake Huron.

Much of this stretch of the Au Sable lies within the Huron National Forest, and the U.S. Forest Service has made good use of the recreational opportunities these dams create."

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This is a really great place to camp and explore. There's some history information like a monument to the state's lumbermen. Also a bunch of trails like some easy nature trails and a staircase that goes down to the river with sand dunes. There's also some logging information and history by the river too. The camping spots are nice and big and on the river and cheap too.

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Trail Information

Nearby City
Fishing, Hiking, Cross Country Skiing
Additional Use
Local Contacts
Fees per Night
Hand-pumped water and vault toilets

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Dec 2018