My husband and I are birders. We went to this Sanctuary to see what there was to see. It offered not only good birding opportunities but was, as well, a pleasant place to take a walk. Nicely done!
While driving through Alpena, my husband & I noticed this picturesque covered bridge and had to stop and see it. We didn’t have any problem finding a parking space in the paved parking lot (entrance is off Long Rapids Road). Entrance to this City-owned park is free. The relatively new (2015) covered bridge is the entrance to Island Park. This... 更多
The new bridge is very nice. They don't allow bikes...you must walk. But it's an easy walk with many paths that go off the main path. It was fun exploring!
This is a beautiful park. I would have stayed there all day if I had the chance. There was a section of pine forest, dunes, prairie, and of course there was water all around. I also walked the whole thing in flip flops, so it wasn't challenging at all. There's even a handicap accessible path through the majority of the... 更多
Absolutely gorgeous. The island park is within a lake. There is a beautiful Bridge to cross into the park for an easy hike. You can also rent kayaks on site and kayak around the lake. We rode bicycles around the lake, enjoying the scenery and wildlife. Great bike trail. This is a must see if you go to Alpena.
This island is a beautiful walk to do when you are in Alpena. The nature and the views during your walk will calm you and astound you at the same time
Island Park has easy, walkable paths that crisscross all over the island. I went with my family, which includes grandparents and a three year old, and we all had a good time doing some low-key exploring. It's great if you want a little wilderness without leaving town.