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18660AA 23 Fun~ Art~History Your Family Vacation Destination Natural Attractions: There are 258,000 acres of forest land and 37,400 acres of water. Include the Red Pine Natural Area (north of St. Helen), Margaret Gahagan Preserve (Roscommon), and the Observation Deck (Old 27 Houghton Lake Flats) for your nature tour. For the casual or serious birder, at least 235 species have been documented in habitats of Roscommon County’s lakes, forests, fields and wetlands. Maple Valley Bison Ranch. View bison at 6260 E. West Branch Road, south of St. Helen Historic Sites: Roscommon Area Historical Society – Gallimore House and Richardson School open Friday and Saturday Memorial Day through September 30. Admission is free. 407 Lake Street, Roscommon Roscommon Historic Model Train Club, Open Wednesday and Saturday, 815 Lake Street, Roscommon AuSable River Center, Open Saturday, Memorial Day through October. Admission is free. 211 N. Main Street, Roscommon Civilian Conservation Corps Museum, across from North Higgins Lake State Park, Roscommon Wellington Farm USA, 6994 s. Military Road, Grayling, Working 1932 farm and events, Michigan Firemen’s Memorial, 1295 E. Robinson Lake Road, Roscommon Trestle Park, 2565 South Gladwin Road, Prudenville Houghton Lake Area Historical Playhouse. Open Friday and Saturday Memorial Day through Labor Day. 1701 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake Houghton Lake Historical Village. 1701 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake Old Stone School, N. St. Helen Rd. (F97) and Madison St., St. Helen Quilt Trail: Self-guided tour of quilt blocks on historic, business and family sites. Crafts and Markets: Memorial Day Arts & Crafts; July Fourth Weekend; Labor Day Weekend; Christmas Show, all at Houghton Lake Schools. Farmer’s Market in front of the Historical Lake Playhouse, seasonal on Fridays. Farmer’s Market by Lakeland Amusement, seasonal on Wednesdays and Fridays. St. Helen: Farmer’s Market on Saturday. Roscommon: Farmer’s Market at AuSable River Center, seasonal on Saturdays. July Arts Festival and Craft Show, Roscommon Christmas in the Village Libraries: Roscommon Area District Library, 106 Lake Street, Roscommon, 989-821-9111 Houghton Lake Public Library, 4431 W. Houghton Lake Dr., Houghton Lake, 989-366-9230 Richfield Township Public Library, 1410 N. St. Helen Road, St. Helen 989-389-7630 Entertainment: Kirtland Center for the Performing Arts, 10775 N. St. Helen Road, 989-275-6777 Pines Theatre, 4673 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake Family Amusement: Funland Amusement Park, 6329 W. Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake Lakeland Recreation, M-55, Houghton Lake Roscommon Zoo, 989-275-4500

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