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Lumberman's Monument Visitor Center

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About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Lumberman's Monument Visitor CenterLumberman’s Monument Visitor Center interprets the area’s colorful lumbering past. The 14-foot Lumberman’s Monument stands on a high bank with the Au Sable River providing a scenic backdrop. Learn about the industry that helped develop northern Michigan and the…

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Access

  • Drive In
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  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

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  • AT&T
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

3 Reviews of Lumberman's Monument Visitor Center

Ratings Breakdown

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Becky K.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2021

Family Friendly

Quiet campground with lots to do. Hike to the nearby monument and attend one of their educational programs, visit the museum, take the steps down to the floating shanty, or visit the small store. Float trips available and fishing available nearby.

  • Roomy campsites.
Max O.
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2019

Sand dunes and amazing views!!

Awesome spot, a must see if you're in the area. Just a mile or two walk to the dunes overlook where you can descend a 100+ ft sand dune down to the water and go for a swim. Be sure to take the forest observatory trail on the way and learn a bit about the history of the area. Definitely a place to…

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Matthew L.
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2019

Amazing AWESOME‼️‼️one of my favorite place.CAMP,HIKE ETC..

The AUSABLE RIVER .. the last 25 miles of river before it empties into Lake Huron.. I love it ‼️‼️Super AWESOME PLACE TO EXPLORE the outdoors hike camp backpack etc... a must if you love tho out doors THE VIEWS ARE AMAZING‼️‼️‼️one can hike and backpack the many trials in the surrounding area and…

Location

Lumberman's Monument Visitor Center is located in Michigan

Directions

Lumbermans Monument 5401 Monument Road Oscoda, MI 48750    _ From Tawas - _ From M-55 turn right onto Wilber Rd. go 1.25 miles north to Monument Rd. Continue on Monument Rd. for 11 miles to River Rd. _ From Oscoda - _ Travel 15 miles west along River Rd.

Coordinates

44.43542626 N
83.62368697 W

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Lumberman's Monument Visitor CenterLumberman’s Monument Visitor Center interprets the area’s colorful lumbering past. The 14-foot Lumberman’s Monument stands on a high bank with the Au Sable River providing a scenic backdrop. Learn about the industry that helped develop northern Michigan and the men who cut the timber that helped build a nation. Climb through a log jam, use a peavey, cut a wooden cookie with a cross-cut saw, and learn about the life of a lumberjack through video and displays. Hike the stairway down to the wanigan, a loggers floating kitchen, or take the short trail to the dune observation deck. Enjoy a Kid’s Day program or take a guided nature hike. Brochure with map : River Road National Scenic Byway (pdf) - this brochure shows River Road, the Au Sable River and Lumberman's Monument Highbanks River Trail Map (coming soon) Eagle Run Trail Map (coming soon) The brochure is set to print on 11 x 17 paper, landscape (wide) orientation. To print on 8 1/2 x 11 paper set the print area to "shrink to printable area", this will make the text on the page smaller. The trail maps are set to printon 8.5x11 paper. Flickr Photo Albums: Au Sable River - Alcona Dam to Lake Huron Visitor Center and Grounds Programs Monument Campground River Road National Scenic Byway Iargo Springs Highbanks River Trail Eagle Run Trail

Connection Details

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  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

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    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

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