Eagle Run Cross-Country Ski and Hiking Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Eagle Run Trail along the Au Sable River

This trail runs along the south shore of the Lower Au Sable River. Eagle Run provides a loop trail system for hiking and cross-country skiing.

Scenic views of the Au Sable River, and a quiet, remote setting allow visitors to experience nature first hand. The trails are maintained with the support of volunteers.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This trail is groomed.
Operational Hours: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted.
Area Amenities: Parking
Fees No Fee
Permit Info: Special Use Permit -
  • No special use permit is required for individuals or small groups (74 people or less).
  • Permits are required for commercial, event or large groups (75 people or more).
Usage: Light
Best Season: January 1 to December 31
Restrictions: Allowed -
  • Nonmotorized Use
  • Nonmotorized Snow-use
  • Camping at Designated Sites
Prohibited -
  • Motorized Vehicles
  • Over-snow Motorized Vehicles
Discouraged -
  • Dog sleds and pack/saddle animals are discouraged on groomed ski trails
Closest Towns: Oscoda
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Huron Shores Ranger Station - 5761 N. Skeel Rd., Oscoda, MI 48750

General Information


From Oscoda -

  • Travel west on River Rd. for 2.5 miles.
  • The site is located on the right.

General Notes:

Location -   River Road National Scenic Byway, Au Sable River

Nearby Recreation Areas -

  • Whirlpool Angler Access   

County -  Iosco  

Season and Other Information - 

  • This site is not gated during the off season. 
  • Trail is groomed.
  • This site is not maintained in the winter: 
    • Access road and/or parking lot are not plowed. 
    • No water and/or toilet facilities are available.



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Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nature Viewing

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