The West Branch Collection of Great Golf Courses - The Dream, Green Briar, Apply Valley, The Nightmare, and West Branch Country Club (all 18 hole golf courses) are just minutes from your hotel room.
Ogemaw County is home to many terrific trout streams, panfish lakes (be sure to ask for our Fishing and Canoeing Guide).
Public canoe access to the Rifle River is fairly good. Access sites are located in the Rifle River Recreation Area, the state forest campground, near Skidway Lake, Moffatt Bridge, and at Omer. In addition, there is a partially developed access site near the confluence of Klacking Creek with the Rifle.
West Branch Disc Golf Course
Ogemaw Hills Recreation Complex | 2124 Dam Rd, West Branch
New course in West Branch. Plays through rolling park. Hole #4 has option of alternate tee.
A serene place to get away and just hike for a short while or for hours. The Ogemaw Hills Pathway and The Rifle River Recreation Area give you a great facility to be able to relax and be part of nature on your hike.
If you are looking to do some trail riding Ogemaw County is the place to go.
Bike through the seasons in Ogemaw County. You can enjoy the change of scenery through our forests and even on our roads.
Want to know how much snow is covering the snowmobile trails or ski trails have been groomed? We have you covered with the Ogemaw County Trail Report.
There are many locations to set up camp in Ogemaw County.
Approximate Size: 4449 Acres
The Rifle River Recreation Area covers 4,329 acres in Ogemaw County, and is the most predominant recreation facility in the watershed. The park offers 159 campsites, has several hiking trails and several lakes in its boundaries. From biking to fishing to relaxing to birdwatching, the Rifle River Recreation Area is the perfect setting to enjoy your visit to Ogemaw County.
The Ogemaw Hills Pathway is located at the corner of Clear Lake Road and Fairview Road. Take Exit 212 (West Branch Exit) following Business Loop 75 to Fairview Road (5 miles to Ogemaw Hills Pathway).Trail Length: 13.6 Miles
Located in the hills north of West Branch, the trails of the Ogemaw Hills Pathway wind through approximately 15 miles of the AuSable State Forest providing trails for hiking and biking and groomed cross country trails for all skill levels.
Whatever your preference for outdoor activities in the wintertime, come to Ogemaw County and enjoy the best that nature has to offer for ice fishing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and more.