FALL COLOR ROUTE #3
PINE RIVER ROUTE
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.
Route #3: Color Status Update | September 1, 2020
Fall color along the Pine River is still in the full stages of green and late summer. There are a few areas that are showing signs of early color, but nothing that is close to what you can expect to experience over the next 30-45 days!