River Road National Scenic Byway

    Historic Site Features:

    The River Road Scenic Byway is 22 miles of paved highway that parallels the beautiful and historic Au Sable River. Byway travelers have many opportunities to enjoy panoramic vistas atop high sand bluffs, to reflect upon the rich historical events that shaped a nation, and to view wildlife and unique plant communities in their natural setting. Most of the sites have barrier-free access and can be enjoyed year-round. While traveling the Byway, tune your radio to 1610 AM for information on what to see and do in the area.


    Information on interpretive sites along River Road is also available on the Oscoda/Tawas Bay page on this site. Click on the interactive map and turn on icons for attractions you are interested in!


    Map Legend

    • Trail Head
    • Historical Site
    • Beach
    • Natural Feature
    • Campground
    • Park
    • Cultural Interest
    • Scenic View
    • Educational Interest
    • Visitor Center
    • Emergency Care
    • Water Access
    • Fishing
    • Wildlife or Nature Viewing
    • Trail Friendly Business



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