Arenac County Parks and Recreation
Call 989-846-6188 for Reservations for both Parks
Public Notice: 2015 Parks Master Plan
2015 Parks Master Plan DRAFT:
Parks Open: Pt. AuGres Park: June 13th. Oasis Lake Park: Weekends only starting Memorial weekend, then open everyday starting June 13th.
Parks Close: Labor Day
Pets are NOT allowed at the Oasis Lake Day Park...they are ONLY allowed at the campground...and must be tied up or on a leash at ALL times!
There are two County Parks for both visitors and residents to enjoy:
Pt. Au Gres Park is located just south of the village of AuGres on Rumsey Rd. Open from June to September, the park is located on Lake Huron on Saginaw Bay and has five rustic cabins for overnight rental. It also has three pavilions, 17 campsites, a large day-use park with picnic tables and grills, access to over 900 feet of beautiful sandy beach, and is the trailhead for the Arenac Blue Water Trail.
Oasis Lake Park is located on M-76 between Sterling and Alger. It is over 200 acres in size with a 22 acre lake, 25 primitive campsites, "Andy's" walking trail along the lake and through the woods, various picnic areas and two beach volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, and 4 pavilions. Oasis Lake is great for kayaking, canoeing, and bluegill fishing.
Daily Vehicle Passes $5.00 per day (for County residents)
Non-County residents $7.00 per day
Motorcycles & Bicycles $3.00 per day
Season Passes: $30.00 per year for Car/truck
(includes both parks)
Motorcycles & Bicycles $15.00 per year
Family Passes: $30.00 per year for immediate family (AuGres only)
Pavilion Rates: $30.00 with no vehicle passes
Cabin Rental: $45.00 per night (AuGres Park)
Campsite Rental: $15.00 per night (Camping is FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED, ONLY) NO reservations taken.
Pet Charges: $5.00 per pet
Daily Passes and Season Passes are available from the Pt. AuGres & Oasis Lake Park Gate Attendants.
Season Passes are also available at the County Building in Room 202, Board of Commissioners Secretary Office.
IMPORTANT NOTE: PAVILION & CABIN RENTALS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED RESERVED UNTIL RESERVATION PAYMENT IS RECEIVED
Call: 989-846-6188 for Reservations
A Blue Water Trail is being established along the bay for canoeists and kayakers to better enjoy our area. You can download a map of the current access points below. Visit the Water Trail page on this website for more information on this new trail project.
Arenac Blue Water Trail Map
Arenac County Parks Brochure
Arenac County 2010 Parks and Recreation Master Plan:
Arenac County ORV Ordinance
Easy to use ORV Pamphlet