Oscoda is a small town in Losco County that is perfect if your pup loves splashing around in the water, since it is on the Northern side of the Au Sable River. Oscoda is located near the Huron National Forest, so if Fido is up for exploring, this is a great area to visit. With two veterinarians in town, your dog will be in great hands in Oscoda.
Enjoy a day out with your pup at the Old Orchard Park which sits inside of the Huron National Forest. The park has a plethora of amenities that your dog will absolutely love. Enjoy the playground, restrooms, a large pavilion, or fitness trail together. If Fido wants more of a hike, then take advantage of the nature hiking trail the park has and go explore together.
Grab a great meal together at the AuSable Inn. They specialize in hearty comfort food like soups, slow roasted pork sandwiches, or pasta. Their outdoor patio offers a beautiful scenic view of the AuSable River and is dog-friendly.
Your dog will love spending time alongside you in Oscoda and checking out all the wonderful attractions this lovely town has to enjoy together.
Grab Fido and head out on to the River Road Trailhead to get a good walk in with your furry pal. The trail takes you through the Huron National Forest and offers a twenty-two-mile hike. The forest sits between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, with over one-million acres waiting to be explored. Journey through a lush forest where you will be shaded on your hike, and admire beautiful vistas along the way. The Eagle Run Trail also offers you a beautiful view of the lower AuSable River as you hike. This trail is a quiet one and remote, so if Fido likes less people on his walks this is the trail for you. The trail is on a loop style route type and there are plenty of spots where Fido can jump in the river to cool down.
Spend a day out at the Oscoda Beach Park. This 9.6-acre park sits on Lake Huron and features a playground, picnic tables, and restrooms. The Riverbank Park is a lovely 5.2-acre park with a paved trail perfect for walking, plus restrooms and a picnic area. This park doesn't sit as close to the river, so if Fido isn't a water loving dog, this is a great park to visit and get your walk in. Piety Hill is a small park that sits along the river and has a bridge that overlooks the river. Take advantage of the walking path a get a great walk in with your pup.
Bolen Park is a great park to spend some time at with your dog. The park offers amazing amenities like restrooms, a playground, baseball fields, tennis courts, and a large grass area for fetch. There is a covered picnic area where you and Fido can relax while you are visiting. The Dewey Durant Memorial Park will also have your dog jumping for joy. The park is filled with a playground, softball fields, tennis courts, and restrooms. The covered picnic area is a great place to eat a meal with your pup and make sure to take a walk around the park. Located in East Tawas and fourteen miles out from Oscoda, your dog will enjoy both these parks.