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Fall Colors 2017

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Fall Colors 2017

Which weekend is the best bet for fall colors this year? Also, does the colors arrive at Copper Harbor a week later than the Porkies/Lake of clouds?

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1. Re: Fall Colors 2017

I've been told Copper Harbor gets its colors later than the rest of the UP because it is on the water (then again isn't the Porkies also on the water?)

I don't know when to expect colors but I've heard that overall Michigan is supposed to have earlier colors than in past years because of the mild summer we just had

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2. Re: Fall Colors 2017

Hard to predict the exact weekend, but CH is a little later than the inland U.P., but not by much.

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3. Re: Fall Colors 2017

Like most of the others have commented, fall colors are incredibly hard to predict, but in the EUP we are currently sitting at around 10-15% color, and we expect peak color to be around the first and second weeks of October.

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4. Re: Fall Colors 2017

My son in law just returned from Calumet North of Marquette (9/24) He said there was very little color change in the Up or Northern lower Michigan yet. You may want to wait another week or two.

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5. Re: Fall Colors 2017

Thanks!

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6. Re: Fall Colors 2017

My aunt and uncle were up on Brockway Mountain (Copper Harbor) today and there's very little color out yet, it's mostly green.

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7. Re: Fall Colors 2017

Thanks for the update NegMiner94 !!

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8. Re: Fall Colors 2017

My wife and I are taking our first trip starting this Saturday. We're kind of bummed by the lack of color.

But I've mapped out plenty of breweries so we're good. :)

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9. Re: Fall Colors 2017

Oct 11; just now getting color -- Norway, MI.

Leaves have not dropped yet; getting started now.

Been a warm autumn; plus lots of rain all summer & fall.

and warm rains too.

Enjoy what you can! Check out TA for local Iron Mtn/Norway sites.

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10. Re: Fall Colors 2017

I am in Calumet today. Going to Copper Harbor. Colors are beautiful right now. Best come soon.

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