Westgate Scenic Overlook
Summer view from small viewing deck.
Westgate Scenic Overlook
Fall color surrounds Loud Pond
Westgate Scenic Overlook is the west gateway to River Road National Scenic Byway. Two wooden decks sit high above Loud Pond providing panoramic views of the Au Sable River.  Trumpeter Swans can often be seen from this area. Fall colors are spectacular in early October. Information and maps of the byway can be obtained here.

Things To Do

Birding, Scenic Viewing, Self-Guided Touring, Wildlife Watching

Available in Spring Available in Summer Available in Fall Accessible Public Restrooms

M-65 8 miles north of Hale, MI
GPS: 44.45601, -83.76687
Hours: Day use area, open daily 6:00 am to 10:00 p.m.
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