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Address: MI
Description: This 180-mile river in the Lower Peninsula is famed for its trout fishing.

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Father and son canoeing and camping

Our church has an annual trip to the forest where we camped while canoeing down river over two days (first day, we canoe down to our camp, second day we canoeing further down.) It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Our church has an annual trip to the forest where we camped while canoeing down river over two days (first day, we canoe down to our camp, second day we canoeing further down.) It is quite a hike to the campsite from the limited parking area outside of the National Forest. There are also no reservations, so first come, first... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Myself and 3 friends spent 4 days fishing the Au Sable and it's Southern Branch, also the upper Manistee. We stayed at Faye's Motel in Grayling. Love the city. People are friendly, Faye's was great and the local fly shop had some very helpful people. I recommend the area, we have been there a few times now and plan to... More 

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Milan, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I've loved the Au Sable since I was a child more than 50 years ago. I've loved it in many ways: from a canoe, from the end of a fishing rod with a steelhead on the hook, on skates in the winter time, and from a boat with my dad and grandpa who taught me how to bait a hook... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

Went canoeing at Penrods. They were great. They helped u into and out of the canoe. Very nice scenic trip down the river. Lots of filtered sun so u don't get burned to badly. Would highly recommend this place! Plus u can bring ur dog canoeing!!

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

Go forth paddlers and festival lovers!!!! The Annual Au Sable River Fest brings you to the very heart of Michigan Americana. We cannot say enough about this wonderful experience and its tiny hamlet. Grayling, MI, surrounded by the lushness of nature itself, sits near two marvelous canoeing rivers: The Au Sable and the Manistee. Every year, a very famous canoe... More 

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Address: MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)

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