Iosco County is located along the eastern shore of Lake Huron and is predominately regarded as a tourist area. There are several auto related manufacturers, local health SERVICES: Building, Dental, Personal, Professional, Medical, Real Estate, Rental, Repair, etc.: Building, Dental, Personal, Professional, Medical, Real Estate, Rental, Repair, etc.and various mining operations that contribute to the county's economy. Approximately 60% of the county is held in public ownership (Huron National Forest and State forest lands). The Au Sable River, which has been designated as a Wild and Scenic River by the State, runs across the northern portion of the county.
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Several inland lakes in the county have significant resort developments. These cottages are becoming retirement homes for many resorters. North-south access is provided by US-23 to the east near the shoreline and by M-65 to the west side of the county. M-55 connects with these roads to provide east-west access. Boating resources (259 stream mileage, 36.2 Lake Huron shoreline mileage, 11 public access sites); AuSable River; Corsair, Tawas Point Lighthouse and Life Saving Station; Tawas Point State Park; numerous public fishing sites and boat ramps; and Oscoda Yacht Clubs; Whittemore and Wilbur Speedways; golf courses, parks, and dams.
National Forest Campgrounds:
National Forest Pathways:
- Corsair National Forest Pathway - 28.3 miles
- Eagle Run National Forest Pathway - 6.8 miles
- Highbanks National Forest Pathway - 7 miles
- Shore-to-Shore National Forest Pathway - 85 miles
State Forest Campgrounds:
- Van Etten Lake State Forest Campground
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