With more than 35,000 acres of unique Michigan hiking and cross country skiing trails in and around the Oscoda area, hikers, backpackers and skiers will see some of the State’s most spectacular natural treasures.

From the quiet sanctuary of Hoist Lake’s 10,600 acres of the finest backpacking route on Michigan’s East Coast (the trail network encompasses seven small lakes and courses through rugged terrain with many hills topping 1,200 feet).

To a favorite day in the Reid Lake Trail Area where visitors will find a very large beaver pond, many marshes and bogs and an abundance of birds and wildlife.

To the Highbanks Trail, offering hikers and backpackers the view of the towering bluffs along the AuSable River

Additional Hiking & Ski Trail Information:
Corsair Ski Trail Information
Department of Natural Resources
Huron~Manistee National Forest


View/Download the Eagle Run Trail Map

View/Download the Highbanks Trail Map

View/Download the Hoist Lakes Trail Map

View/Download the Reid Lake Trail Map


Oscoda offers up to 700 campsites close to the AuSable River and Lake Huron. The campsites can accommodate the needs of any camper from luxury motor homes to tent camping.

Alcona Canoe Rental and Campground
Old Orchard Park Campground
Oscoda KOA Family Resort Campground
Monument Campground