Surrounded by Serenity: Huron-Manistee's Reid Lake
Get a breath of fresh air in the Huron-Manistee National Forest this November and experience the transformation of nature, stunning views, and natural beauty at Reid Lake, a 3,000 acre park densely covered in forests and scattered with low-lying swamps and rolling hills. Reid Lake finds itself a popular spot for wildlife watching and hiking surrounded by the serenity of a remote lake environment. If you tamper with escapism and desire peace, quiet, and fresh air, this is the place to do it. Twelve miles of hiking trails lead you across easygoing pathways and views of the 13-acre lake that become breathtaking with the onset of Fall. Reid Lake is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and about 45 minutes away from the Huron House. To view more information as well as photos, visit the website.
On your way to Reid Lake, you also have the opportunity to visit the Lumberman's Monument, a 14-foot bronze trio dedicated to the hard workers of Michigan's legendary logging industry. Built in 1931 by Robert Aitken, who sculpted the west pediment of the Supreme Court Building, the monument symbolizes Michigan's role in the 19th century when the states lumber was used to construct many of the homes of the Midwest. Visit the website for more information and views of the monument. The monument is located at 5401 Monument Road Oscoda, MI.