Northern Lower Peninsula County Road Agencies “Don’t Miss” Fall Colors Routes

The leaves are changing colors which means fall is here! Northern Michigan county road agencies have recommended local roads for fall color tours. Peak fall color for Northern Michigan should be October 7-14! Plug intersections into your vehicle or smartphone navigation system and admire another Northern Michigan fall during peak viewing conditions. 

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Alpena County 
  • Bolton Road to Long Lake Road
  • Nicholson Hill Road and Scott Road
Antrim County
  • Deadman Hill overlook off US 131 viewing Jordan River Valley
  • Jordan River Road off US-131
  • Pinney Bridge Road off M-66
  • Cascade Road off Alba Highway (CR 620)
 Emmet County
  • Lake Grove Road from US-31 to Resort Pike Road
  • Indian Garden Road from Resort Pike Road along Walloon Lake
  • Lower Shore Drive from M-119 to M-119 in West Travers Township near M-119 Tunnel of Trees
  • Lamkin Road from M-119 to M-119 in Friendship and Readmond Townships
Leelanau County 
  • North Eagle Highway
  • Newman Road
  • Port Oneida Road
  • Gills Pier Road
  • Schomberg Road
Mason County 
  • Lakeshore Drive from Oceana Drive to Iris Road
  • Hawley from Pere Marquette Highway to Walhalla Road
  • South Masten Road to Washington Road and the Ruby Creek area
  • North Lakeshore Drive along Hamlin Lake
  • Custer Road from Hogue Road to US-10
Presque Isle County
  • Long Lake Highway from M-65 into Alpena County
  • E-634 Highway from Polaski Road west to Lake May Road
  • W-638 Highway Ocqueoc Road from Walker Highway to North Allis Highway from Ocqueoc Road west to M-211.
Montmorency County 
  • Pleasant Valley Road
  • Farrier Road
  • Carter Road
  • Meridian Line Road

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Article submitted by County Road Association of Michigan