This overlook provides visitors with views of the Au Sable River and Foote Pond, created by the Foote Pond Dam. Habitat for eagles is visible from this vantage point, and visitors may have an opportunity to view eagles or other wildlife. This is also a spectacular location to view fall colors.
At a Glance
Managed season is from April 1 to November 30.
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week unless otherwise posted.
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).
April 1 to November 30
Huron Shores Ranger Station - (989) 739 - 0728
From Oscoda -
Travel west on River Rd. for 10 miles.
Site is located on the right.
Location - River Road National Scenic Byway, Au Sable River