Upper Peninsula County Road Agencies “Don’t Miss” Fall Color Routes

Cool air means fall colors are upon us! Michigan county road agencies in the Upper Peninsula have recommended some especially colorful local roads. Peak fall color for the Upper Peninsula should be early October. Plug intersections into your vehicle or smartphone navigation system to take advantage of the UP’s peak viewing conditions.
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Chippewa County 
  • North and South Caribou Lake Roads in the DeTour Village area
  • Gogomain Road from Goetzville to Pickford
  • Lakeshore Drive from Brimley to M-123
  • Salt Point Road from M-28 to Lakeshore Drive
Dickinson County 
  • Kramer Drive on the north side of the city of Iron Mountain
  • Metropolitan Road near Felch
Houghton County
  • Covered Drive Road
  • Paradise Road
  • Freda Road
  • Pike River Road
  • Calumet Waterworks Road
Iron County
  • Ottawa Lake Road/ Hagerman Lake Road loop
  • Pentoga Trail (CR-639) to CR-424 along Chicagon Lake and Pentoga Road from CR-424 to Brule River
  • Bates-Amasa Road (CR-643) US-2 to US-141 by Paint River and Hemlock River
  • Gibbs City Road and Ponozzo Road
  • US-2 to Houghton County
Keweenaw County
  • Brockway Mountain Drive
  • Lac La Belle Road
  • Gratiot Lake Road
  • Mohawk-Gay Road
  • Eagle Harbor Road
Marquette County 
  • County Road 510 from County Road 502 north to Big Bay
  • Triple-A off County Road 510 in Big Bay
  • County Road 533 in Skandia
  • M-35 from County Road 480 to Gwinn
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Article submitted by County Road Association of Michigan