BEACHES & PARKS
Offering the finest in peace and serenity in Northern Michigan, AuSable, Oscoda and Greenbush have more than 20-miles of pristine, sandy beaches along the beautiful Lake Huron. Wonderful beaches can also be found on the famous AuSable River, Cedar Lake or Van Etten Lake.
Whether it’s the public beach scene on Lake Huron which gives children fun playground activities and safe shallow water depths… or places to launch a watercraft and take advantage of the warm water temperatures and exciting sand hills along one of our inland lakes… or the tranquility of your own private beach where you can experience the most breathtaking sunrises while staying at one of our lodging facilities… you’ll find Oscoda a place worth returning to year after year.
In Oscoda, it’s not just a change of pace… it’s a way of life!
Oscoda Beach Park
Oscoda Beach Park has approximately one-thousand and twenty-five feet (1,025) of Lake Huron frontage and includes a skateboard park, a small basketball court, a band shell, a pavilion, children’s play equipment, picnic tables and grills, benches, a bathhouse with restrooms and a paved parking area and it’s all handicapped accessible. The bathhouse is surrounded by a sunbathing and observation deck with a lighted boardwalk leading to the south along the shoreline and linking to a street-scape pathway originating in the central business district.
Huron Sunrise Park
Huron Sunrise Park is located approximately 3 miles north of downtown Oscoda and includes over 2,600′ of Lake Huron shoreline. Residents and visitors alike can enjoy swimming, sunbathing, picnicking, wildlife observation, fishing and scenic viewing. The park also includes a newly completed, paved bike-path linking the park with the State of Michigan Roadside Park.
Van Etten Beach Park
Van Etten Beach Park is located 3 miles from downtown Oscoda on F-41. This park is a fresh water lake that has all the recreation activities for swimming, boating, water skiing, wave running and of course, fishing.
AuSable Shoreline Park
The Shoreline Park provides access to several hundred yards of sugar sand beach for your family fun. Picnic tables, grills and a gazebo are also located at the park. This is also the location for our annual fireworks display on the 4th of July. Located next to the Oscoda Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Information Center on US-23 where Lake Huron meets the AuSable River.