Information and links to vacation lodging facilities and recreational resources in Alcona County, Michigan. Includes information on bed & breakfast inns, cabins & cottages, condominiums, hotels & motels, houseboats and resorts & lodges.
Alcona Park, Harrisville State Park and numerous National Forest Campgrounds provide campers with a large variety of camping experiences. The hilly countryside and hardwood forests of Alcona County make it a great location for spring mushroom hunting and Fall Color Tours. The Hoist Lake and Reid Lake Foot Travel Areas provide hikers and cross-country skiers with the opportunity to view wildlife in it’s natural habitat. The picturesque Sturgeon Point Lighthouse and Museum located a short distance north of Harrisville is popular destination for photographers and tourists. Harrisville Harbor is consider to be one of the most beautiful on Lake Huron and provides sports fishermen with access to great salmon and trout fishing. County Offices: 106 Fifth St., Harrisville, MI 48740. Population: 10,232.
PRINCIPAL ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS: Huron National Forest, Hoist Lake and Reid Lake Foot Travel Areas; Harrisville State Park, Alcona Park, and Jewel Lake and Horseshoe Lake U.S. Forest Service Campgrounds; 27 miles of Lake Huron shoreline; 120,000 acres of national and state forest land; Sturgeon Point Lighthouse & Museum; Hubbard Lake (one of Michigan’s largest inland lakes), recreational harbor facilities in Harrisville on Lake Huron; Local Outdoor Activities, including fishing, camping, boating, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling; Art and Craft Show, Harrisville (September), Eagles Car Show, Glennie (June); 4th of July Celebrations, Barton City, Glennie and Harrisville.
ALCONA COUNTY COMMUNITIES: Barton City, Black River, Curran, Curtisville, Glennie, Greenbush, Harrisville, Lincoln, Mikado and Spruce