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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Little Manistee River Drive Again

 
Out doing assignments today. I got to drive one of my very favorite roads. It's called Little Manistee River Drive. Probably not too hard to guess that it parallels the Little Manistee River for a short distance. It's a bit wider than one lane, but if you meet someone one of the cars has to pull partly off into the woods. It's curvy, with lots of trees.

Little Manistee River Drive

There are a couple of places to park where you can get down to see the river. Here is the upstream view

Little Manistee River

And downstream. It was looking very appealing today.

Little Manistee River

I found a tree root that has weathered like driftwood. I like the curves and smooth hollows.

dritwood

dritwood

I'm not sure this is going to be a super-dooper color year, but some trees are looking nice. Here's a sassafras that has passed the bright yellow stage, but it's still very pretty.

sassafras

See Manistee River Drive for a visit in early winter
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4 comments:

Ann said...

I wouldn't mind having to pull off to the side so long as there isn't any kind of steep drop off or ditch there. Nice view of the river.

Duxbury Ramblers said...

Some lovely photos.

Sharkbytes said...

Ann- there are lots of places to pull over

Carol- it's a lovely place!

vanilla said...

Fall still has to rank right up there as the most beautiful season; and still, winter is going to follow.

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