Fall Color Tours

One of the loveliest seasons in Gaylord is autumn. Visitors flock to our area to discover the intense red, yellow and orange hues that Mother Nature bestows upon us. Majestic pines are scattered in among the hardwoods, making for a beautiful contrast of colors. Our high elevation creates some never ending views that you won’t want to miss. Choose one of our color tours below or stop at the Gaylord Information Center for a free map of the area and plan your own.

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Click above to visit the webcam at the National Weather Service,
located between Gaylord and Waters. Images update every 10 minutes.


  • Tour #1 travels north and west of Gaylord, taking in the scenic drive south of Cross Village, continuing along the Lake Michigan shoreline and winding back along M-32.  This rolling and beautiful stretch meanders through hardwoods and forest-lined farm lands.
  • Tour #2 travels north and east of Gaylord, passing through the pristine woodlands surrounding the Pigeon River State Forest and the shoreline drive along expansive Lake Huron.

Fall Color Tour – East
Fall Color Tour – West



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Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.