Tawas Bay Pathway/Alabaster Pathway & Arboretum

This trail is good for Hiking Biking

The Alabaster Pathway starts at Dyer Road at the southern line of Iosco County and winds north along US 23. The paved pathway also doubles as an arboretum – you’ll find trees marked with QR codes to teach trail users about the trees they are seeing! The path is plowed all winter for walking. As you travel north, the Alabaster Pathway connects to the Tawas Bay Pedestrian and Bicycle Pathway which allows users to travel along Lake Huron and provides stunning views of Tawas Bay and the Tawas Point Light. The Pathway then curves out onto Tawas Point and ends at Tawas Point State Park.


Note: Not all sections of each trail are approved for every activity listed for the trail as a whole. Please click on individual trail sections to see approved activities for that section.

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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