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Greenbush is located along the shores of Lake Huron between the towns of Alcona and Harrisville, and just seven miles north of Oscoda. Cedar Lake and Van Ettan Lake are also in the near vicinity. This small town began in 1849 when a fishery was constructed here, and later became a lumber town. Today the village of Greenbush relies mainly on tourism. Numerous resorts are located along the Lake Huron shoreline near Greenbush, and the town itself offers more than 300 feet of sandy beach for summertime activities. There are many things to see and do in the near vicinity, including scenic riverboat trips along the Au Sable River, and fishing, swimming, boating, canoeing and kayaking. There are over 130 miles of scenic trails in the area for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing and birding is popular at Three-Mile Beach Park just a few miles south of town. Charter boats are also available at several locations along the shoreline that fish for salmon and trout in Lake Huron. Nearby Oscoda holds several special events throughout the year, such as "Art on the Beach," "Paul Bunyan Days," and the "Gagaguwon Traditional Pow Wow."

Surrounding areas: Harrisville, Michigan (4.9 mi), Oscoda, Michigan (11.6 mi), Hubbard Lake, Michigan (20.0 mi), East Tawas, Michigan (22.6 mi), Tawas, Michigan (23.0 mi), Tawas City, Michigan (24.4 mi), Hale, Michigan (28.1 mi)

Greenbush Vacation Rentals




Greenbush Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Stefan's R&R Resort4497 S Us#23Greenbush, MI (989) 739-2778
Lakeland Resort & Motel5821 N US Hwy 23Oscoda, MI11.6 mi.(989) 739-5875
Rest All Inn Oscoda4270 N US 23Oscoda, MI11.6 mi.(989) 739-8822
Americinn Lodge And Suites720 E Harbor StOscoda, MI12.4 mi.(989) 739-1986
Holiday Inn - Tawas Bay Resort300 E Bay StEast Tawas, MI22.9 mi.(989) 362-8601
Harbor View MotelTawas City, MI24.1 mi.(989) 362-3971
Super 8-tawas1020 W LK StTawas City, MI24.1 mi.(989) 362-0088

Greenbush Weather & Climate

The West Central Portion of Michigan's Lower Peninsula, near Wilson State Park, experiences four distinct seasons. There is a saying for the region that goes "if you don't like the weather, wait a day and it will change." This is true because the area is influenced by both the cold, dry air coming down from the Arctic, and the warm, humid air coming up from the Gulf of Mexico. Summers are generally warm and humid, but not unbearably so, and winters are cold and snowy. Nearer the shoreline, lake effect breezes help moderate the temperatures in the summer and moisture laden air coming off the lake in the winter creates heavy snowfalls in some areas. Spring can be a mixed bag of cool temperatures and snow, or mild with periods of rain and thunderstorms. Fall is often the sunniest, driest time of the year in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 27°F 11°F 1.83 in. -
February 29°F 11°F 1.22 in. -
March 38°F 20°F 2.16 in. -
April 49°F 31°F 2.16 in. -
May 60°F 41°F 2.48 in. -
June 70°F 50°F 2.81 in. -
July 76°F 57°F 3.10 in. -
August 75°F 56°F 2.90 in. -
September 68°F 49°F 2.91 in. -
October 56°F 38°F 2.20 in. -
November 42°F 28°F 2.25 in. -
December 32°F 18°F 2.03 in. -

Greenbush Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Oscoda Wurtsmith airport (OSC) located about 10 miles southwest of Greenbush in Oscoda, Michigan, the Alpena County Regional airport (APN) located approximately 35 miles northwest of Greenbush in Alpena, Michigan, the West Branch Community airport (Y31) located roughly 48 miles west of Greenbush in West Branch, Michigan, the Huron County Memorial airport (BAX) located around 58 miles south of Greenbush in Bad Axe, Michigan, and finally the Otsego County airport (GLR) located about 74 miles northwest of Greenbush in Gaylord, Michigan.

Greenbush Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Deer Acres Storybook ParkPinconningMI60.0 mi.
 
Water Parks
Andersen Water ParkSaginawMI86.7 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Greenbush Golf CourseGreenbushMI 
Country Town Golf CourseSpringportMI3.0 mi.
Springport Hills Golf CourseHarrisvilleMI4.5 mi.
Red Hawk Golf ClubEast TawasMI22.6 mi.
Singing Bridge Golf CourseTawas CityMI24.6 mi.
Tawas Creek Golf ClubTawas CityMI24.6 mi.
Wicker Hills Golf CourseHaleMI28.2 mi.
 
Ski Areas
Treetops SylvanGaylordMI73.2 mi.
Apple MountainFreelandMI83.7 mi.
Boyne USA ResortsBoyne FallsMI88.0 mi.
Shanty CreekBellaireMI96.8 mi.
Nubs NobHarbor SpringsMI100.5 mi.
Caberfae Peaks Ski & Golf ResortCadillacMI105.5 mi.
 
State Parks
Harrisville State ParkMI3.8 mi. 
Sturgeon Point State ParkMI8.8 mi. 
Alpena State ParkMI18.1 mi. 
Tawas Point State ParkMI24.1 mi. 


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