hiking

geocaching
1 month ago

Very nice hike along the water. Entrance trail near boat launch was a little tight. Start at marker 10 for an easier hike, farther from the water. Great geocaches!

trail running
2 months ago

I'm not sure how this is listed as 1.3 miles considering the signage clearly shows it is nearly 8 miles total distance (one way out and back) if accessed from M-72. There is a sign at the trailhead, although it can be accessed at other points. Some down trees In had to climb over, but that is more of a small detail rather than a gripe. Follows the Au Sable for a nice stretch and there are some decent looks at the river. I half hiked half ran these trails. I'd go back for sure.

hiking
4 months ago

Beautiful trail, well marked. still lots of blueberries.

nice walk year round

Beutiful scenery, fairly flat, but didn't do all the trail

Beautiful hiking area. Been here several times with my dog. Check for ticks after hiking, but other than that, no complaints. 

Well marked trails, enjoyable forest hike.

Amazing. Bring bug spray !!

trail running
5 months ago

Ran this trail from Iargo Springs to Lumber Mans Monument. Total distance from Iargo to Lumber Mans is only 3.6 Miles. Not sure how these are mapped out since I keep reading conflicting distances. Even the trail head map put up by the forest service was wrong distance wise. Otherwise a great trail and good for a quick 5k or 10k (turn around at Lumber Mans and head back to Iargo)

hiking
5 months ago

The place beautiful.
The ticks are ridiculous, had to de-tick our dog and ourselves constantly. Even with 30% deep.
Get rid of ticks and I would give this place 5 stars all day long.

hiking
5 months ago

I hike this trail in every season as it is a favorite. Iargo Springs is a great place to get a cardio workout on the stairs and cool off in the shade, them off to the canoers memorial and lumberman's monument. The view along the AuSable is gorgeous!

hiking
7 months ago

Always a peaceful walk.
Trail could use maintenance though.

hiking
10 months ago

Great hike

camping
1 year ago

Had this trip in mind for a couple weeks, just waiting for the perfect timing for fall colors. Went up mid week and was not disappointed. Beautiful colors and had the trails and campsites all to myself. Junction 5 was poorly marked and ended up going back to junction 11 when I wanted to go to 4, but oh well. I'll know for next time.

hiking
1 year ago

The view of the river from the woods with the Jack pine is a beautiful sight.

hiking
1 year ago

Nice trails through the woods. Very quiet and peaceful since we pretty much had all trails to ourselves! You won't find spectacular views but an extensive trail system. We took the outer trails all around. That makes for about 12-13 miles of hiking.

on Highbanks Trail

hiking
1 year ago

Nice hike from lumbers monument to Iargo springs. The trail goes mostly along the river through the woods. The only down side are the parts where you walk under the power lines. We went down the stairs at Iargo springs and at the monument. It's absolutely worth it. Nice views. Total distance is about 8-9 miles going to and back.