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Tunnel of Trees Fall Foliage Color Tour on M Tunnel of Trees scenic drive from Harbor Springs to Cross Village. And THE color tour drive to take in the fall. Often written about, this nearly 20+ mile drive is not to be missed any season of the year. In the spring, you'll pass miles and miles of trillium that form a carpet of white in the forest. --We had driven from East Jordan, MI to drive the scenic, winding" Tunnel of Trees" on scenic M from Harbor Springs, MI to Cross Village.
Part of the narrow, two-lane road hugs a spectacular bluff overlooking Lake Michigan. --One hairpin turn, Devil’s Elbow, is recognized by the Ottawa (Odawa) Indians as the place “where spirits live.”4/5.
A mixed forest dominated by mature broad leaf and pine trees. Known as the “tunnel of trees” the scenic beauty of this drive is splendid in the spring or summer, but offers special majesty during peak autumn color. This oasis of beauty begins in Cross Village and ventures south 20 miles towards Harbor Springs.
You can also view20peak fall color dates below. While you’re on the road, check out these 10 best Michigan color tour views and, of course, the Tunnel of Trees is a must.
It was freezing in the fall weather, but was definitely worth it for the beautiful views of the city and the water all around.
Last fall, my friend and I traveled up north a couple of hours to a stretch of road known as the Tunnel of Trees. This is a small road surrounded by trees and made for a gorgeous day. The trees make for a stunning drive in and of themselves, but there are also cute shops to stop and things to do along the stumpcutting.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.The Road – Once you get into the tunnel, there is no middle line.
It becomes a tight 2 lane road. Just slow down for oncoming traffic. Hotels near Tunnel of Trees – best place to stay nearby is Harbor Springs Michigan.
The Tunnel of Trees starts in Harbor Springs Michigan from the south and ends in Cross Village Michigan in the stumpcutting.bars: 8.