Autumn comes to Michigan

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Au Sable River from Westgate Overlook. Photographed 10/10/2014 at Huron National Forest, Michigan.

Although the hardwood trees have begun to change color here in southeast Michigan, they haven’t quite reached peak color yet. For better color a friend and I drove north a few hours to Huron National Forest and spent a couple of days backpacking. Just shy of our destination we made a stop on the Au Sable River along River Road National Scenic Byway.

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Au Sable River from Westgate Overlook. Photographed 10/10/2014 at Huron National Forest, Michigan.

While hiking and camping out in the forest there were innumerable maples, aspens, and oaks that provided the full spectrum of fall colors.

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Big Marsh photographed 10/10/2014 at Huron National Forest, Michigan.

Numerous small lakes provided reflections of these colors in their waters.

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Unnamed pond photographed 10/10/2014 at Huron National Forest, Michigan.

As the frosty touch of winter moves south from here, I might have to take some time to follow it and enjoy these colors a bit longer.

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Little Trout Lake photographed 10/10/2014 at Huron National Forest, Michigan.

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About Jeremy Sell

Science and nature nerd.
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One Response to Autumn comes to Michigan

  1. Gorgeous. Love this time of year.

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