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The mighty Ausable river offers many spectacular scenic overlooks and Lumbermans Monument in Iosco... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MDFCMF
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Great Place to Explore and Learn Local History

One of our favorite local attractions. Beautiful vistas. For the more adventurous, climb down to... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Jeff B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The mighty Ausable river offers many spectacular scenic overlooks and Lumbermans Monument in Iosco County is one of the best. Take a drive along River Rd from M65 to the West and Oscoda to the East and enjoy Iargo Springs, Conquers Monument and Lumbers Monumets....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MDFCMF
Reviewed 24 September 2018

One of our favorite local attractions. Beautiful vistas. For the more adventurous, climb down to the lake via stairway, or take a run down the nearby dunes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I have been coming here since I was a boy and now I'm in my early 50's. I've seen a lot of additions here like the steps going down to the water and wheelchair accessible paths. It's neat to see the videos explaining life back...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SleepyMan67
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous views of the mighty Ausable River. Nifty lumbering and insect critter display and a walk down the steps will reveal a lumbermans “general store”. The kids working in the little shop are friendly and fun and you can even saw a piece of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sonshine64
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

So glad TripAdvisor recommended this stop. Great little park and amazing views!! Steps down to the lakeside are really nice. Lots of places to stop on the way back up. Well done!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mlelliott
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Hadn't been to Lumberman's Monument for many years. Was surprised by the upgrade to the steps and the nice shop on site. Wish I were younger and able to go up and down the steps once more. The view of the Au Sable River was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fhn67
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Great place to explore with family. Our kids love climbing the steps and sand dunes. You can swim, hike and learn about the history of lumber mills in the Great Lakes area.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank swurts
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I wish it wasn’t so hot and that we could have really enjoyed this park. We were able to walk around the upper section of the park and see the monument and the river overlook. The park also had a great little gift shop with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank paulandnichole
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Took my family here for a hike and climbing the dune. It was very nice. We have been here many times over the years and its fun to remember other times we had this adventure

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SteveandChrisN
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We live near the monument so we go every year- they have a summer learning program for kids but also nice trails and stairs down to the river and a museum type cookshack lumberjacks used

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Small_T0wn_M0m
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