Top 2023 Fall Photo Stops!

Capture some of the best fall memories at these spots in #MyManistee!

1. Manistee Riverwalk

Photo by: @peterschriemer
Location: Map It!
Details: The Manistee River – along Downtown Manistee – is a picture perfect stop to get out and walk along the river during the fall season. This nearly 2 mile walk will showcase beautiful fall color through the heart of our historic downtown.

2. Suspension Bridge

Photo by: @mateomeandering
Location: Map It!
Details: Getting here can be a little tricky, but there is a parking area just off the dirt road (Upper River Road) that will give you only about a 1/8 mile hike to the bridge. Here you will see beautiful color set off from the meandering Big Manistee River.

3. Magoon Creek

Photo by:@marciamallow58
Location: Map It!
Details: Set along Lake Michigan with an easy going trail network with diverse foliage – this makes for a perfect quick fall hike and beautiful Lake Michigan views all rolled into one package.

4. Manistee National Forest

Photo by:@nmi_dryfly
Location: various
Details: We are surrounding by beautiful fall color in the Manistee National Forest. With numerous trails to explore like Big-M, Manistee River Trail, Wellston Arboretum Trail, and the North Country Trail (to just name a few) – you are sure to find some amazing fall color in the heart of our forest this fall!

5. Manistee River Trail Loop

Photo by: @22North Photography
Location: Map It!
Details: This iconic trail has numerous trail spot that are breathtaking during the fall. If you have 4 wheel drive, and don’t mind a little mud, we recommend the Slagle Creek Road access off 30 Rd. to this hidden gem. It is a bit of a bumpy ride to get to (so only go if you have a good 4×4 vehicle) but it’s worth it!

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