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This place is so much more than we originally thought. The views and sounds of the running water... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
m_tmartin2924
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Iargo Springs in the winter is magical

Traversing the steps can be hazardous, so make sure you bring your Yaktrax in case it's icy, but... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
MichiganTraveler2010
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River Road Scenic Byway, River Road Scenic Byway, Oscoda, Michigan, Oscoda, MI
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All reviews day trip clear water ausable river awesome views worth the trip rest rooms take your time the au sable river nature steps ducks trees scenery canoers spots workout hike
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so much more than we originally thought. The views and sounds of the running water are spectacular. Pictures don’t do it justice. There is a climb of about 300 stairs to get there but very well worth it. We were in awe...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Traversing the steps can be hazardous, so make sure you bring your Yaktrax in case it's icy, but the quiet, peaceful, cold, white ethereal atmosphere of the springs area in winter make it an entirely different visit than one in the summer.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This Scenic park has awesome views of the Au Sable River. There are well built steps leading down to the water's edge. The steps down, though well maintained, is not the best idea for out of shape people! There are rest rooms and picnic tables...More

Thank PJMith
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is our first stop on vacation and worth the look. There are three hundred steps down which means three hundred up, so pace yourself and don't forget the bug spray. At the bottom you will find the spring and walkways to many beautiful views....More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My boyfriend and I went for a ride and ended up at Iargo Sprigs. He has never seen the springs and it's has been a few years since I ventured the steps. The streams are so beautiful with it trickling clear water running down the...More

1  Thank Renee H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Iargo Springs is beautiful and a great destination for a day trip. We loved checking out the beautiful springs and ventured along to a hike to Canoers Memorial and back to Iargo. There are beautiful points that overlook Cooke Lake. The kids enjoyed and we...More

5  Thank Ellsbells810
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The springs are peaceful and beautiful. We happened to be the only ones there when we went. Sitting by the water listening while we ate our lunch.

2  Thank Ally O
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have been coming here since I was 5 years old. There are a lot of stairs to walk down. The harder part is going back up. There are benches to rest at while going up or down. It's located in the woods and at...More

2  Thank eurasianchick87
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful! It's a great place to see if you have some time to look around. My family visited this site on vacation. We made the hike down, stairs are all wooden, but in good shape. There is plenty of resting spots along the way if...More

3  Thank Shanna920
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I always picture the area as flatter, but the view from here and the number of stairs reminds you that there are some hills. Nice spot to relax and take in nature. Worth the trip. As others have noted, take your time and enjoy the...More

2  Thank NeverUnpacked
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CherylABC
13 June 2018|
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Response from LighthouseKpr |
Someone in one of the reviews said close to 300 to get to the springs.
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willflyforfood2013
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Response from DA2guy | Reviewed this property |
The springs are not conducive to swimming. The ponds are small and shallow. Visitors are supposed to stay on the boardwalk. There is a great beach on Lake Huron in nearby Alpena.
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onahfields
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Response from Eva C | Reviewed this property |
No it is not hot it is cold.
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