Explore the Pine River and small communities along the way – head south and west from Downtown Cadillac to explore the Manistee National Forest.

Sights: Pine River | Manistee National Forest 

The Pine River Route is about 70 miles. Leaving from Downtown Cadillac from make your way south along Mackinaw Trail out of the Greater Cadillac area.  Make your way along southern Wexford County though Tustin, Bristol and Luther. Here you will have multiple opportunities to cross the Pine River.  Venturing north along State Road towards Hoxeyville will give you many opportunities to explore the Pine River.  You will continue north until reaching Harrietta. and the MDNR Fish Hatchery.  Make your way through Boon and the Boon Country Store before making your way  back to Cadillac.

Weekly Update: September 10th, 2021

Warm temperatures are making for a beautiful start to the fall color season! We have those "early turners" popping up here and there along our fall color routes, but most of our color is still showing that bright and rich green you expect to see before the colors start to turn. To stay up to date on the latest fall color throughout the region, subscribe to our weekly fall color updates where we will give you the latest information and user photos from across the area. We can't wait to see you in the area this fall!



Here are some of the great views you may be able to experience along the Pine River Route!



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