Area Attractions/Things to Do

West Branch area has so much to offer
Visit the following Ogemaw County sites for more information about local happenings and area attractions:

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By Elevatorrailfan (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

West Branch Visitor’s Bureau

West Branch Chamber Of Commerce

Visit Ogemaw County

Downtown Victorian West Branch

The Ogemaw County Herald – Covering West Branch and the surrounding area offering news and information regarding local events and happenings.

Outlets at West Branch – Located at exit 212 on Interstate 75 with 25 outlet stores.

Downtown Victorian West Branch – A wide variety of specialty shops offering antiques, clothing and so much more. Located in downtown West Branch.

Rifle River Recreation Area – is a wilderness located on the upper reaches of the Rifle River within the Au Sable State Forest in Ogemaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Covering 4,449 acres (1,800 ha), the area provides a variety of recreational opportunities, including boating, canoeing, hiking, hunting, fishing, cross-country skiing, biking, and swimming. – Wikipedia

Irons ParkA Municipal Park located on the West Branch of the Rifle River just S of Houghton Avenue on S Valley & Shrigley Streets. More info

There are several 18-hole golf courses just minutes away from downtown West Branch – The Dream, Green Briar, Apply Valley, The Nightmare, and the West Branch Country Club.