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"The park hosts the Fourth of July fireworks show and the annual Shoreline Arts & Crafts Show."

Shoreline Park

2015 Shoreline Pavilion 590 280The pavilion at Shoreline Park

2015 Shoreline Playscape85The playscape  at  Shoreline ParkAdjacent to Town Square, Shoreline Park recreational identity comes from the 450-foot-long pier. The presence of the pier encourages active (fishing) as well as passive (benches) recreational opportunities. Aside from the pier, Shoreline Park, 429 W. Lake St., is also equipped with picnic pavilions, a food concession stand, restrooms, boardwalk along the beach and playscape for the children. In 2012, the Concession stand was remodeled with new log siding and a steel roof. In 2013, the park was renovated with a DIG Grant.  The parking lot area was doubled,  new ADA compatible sidewalk that runs across the length of the park, a new playscape , a electric car charging station, benches, bike rack, new lighting and new signage.  In 2015, two crosswalks were installed to cross Lake Street. In 2016,  the existing restroom was razed and replaced with a new restroom with an additional restroom constructed at the south end of the park.  In 2017 an ADA compatible swing was installed on the existing swing set.

Tawas Point Lighthouse is visible from this park. The 8.2-acre park is host to the annual Shoreline Arts & Crafts Show, on Memorial Day weekend; the Tawas Bay Water Front Fine Art Festival the 1st weekend of August, the Tawas Antiques on Tawas Bay the 2nd weekend in August and the Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show on Labor Day weekend. These events attract thousands of visitors. 

The park pavilion can be rented.

Availability Calendar

Park features:

  • Off-street parking
  • Indoor restrooms
  • Benches/seating area
  • Picnic tables
  • Electric Car Charging Station
  • Picnic shelter/pavilion
  • Barbecue grills
  • Concession stand
  • Lake swimming
  • Shore/pier fishing
  • Shoreline trail/bike path
  • Playscape equipment


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“This program receives Federal funds from the National Park Service. Regulations of the U.S. Department of Interior strictly prohibit unlawful discrimination in departmental federally-assisted programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, age and handicap?”


Please send complaints to:


Director- Equal Opportunity Programs
National Park Service
US Department of the Interior
PO BOX 37127
Washington DC 20013-7127

Heritage Route

Untitled document Heritage Route Brouchure

The Huron Shores Heritage Route brouchure points out some great places to visit in Iosco County.

From Lumbermen's Monument to Tawas Point Lighthouse, this guide will give you an inside peek to what makes the sunrise side so special.

Download the U.S. 23 Huron Shores Heritage Route brochure here.


US23 Heritage Route website

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