2022 MI Fall Color Map UPDATED | Weekly Predicted Dates of When To See the Peak Fall Colors in Michigan During the Autumn Season

2022 Mi Fall Color Map UPDATED | Weekly Predicted Dates of When To See the Peak Fall Colors in Michigan | By Sherry Trautman | Travel-Mi.com | Updated: October 14, 2022

What is the best time to see fall colors in Michigan during the autumn season? Where are peak colors in Michigan? 

Grab Chris and Sherry's fall foliage map with estimated dates for 2022 peek color as the trees change! Use these dates as a prediction of when the colors will change so you can plan your fall Michigan vacation!

Leaf peeping is at its best in Michigan's upper peninsula and lower peninsula during the following predicted dates.

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Autumn in Michigan 2022: Use the Michigan Peak Fall Colors Map (UPDATED)

We absolutely love traveling all over Michigan's upper peninsula and lower peninsula to see the leaves changing.  We hope this Mi Fall Color Map is helpful to see the fall colors in Michigan 2022.

We have analyzed the predictions made on RockyMountains.com along with our own scouting and knowledge of Michigan's weather to make the follow predictions that will be updated throughout the color changing autumn season. 

Michigan's Upper Peninsula Region: October 1 - October 10 (partial to peak). UPDATE 10/13/2022:  Munising region is peak and almost past.  

Northern Michigan Region (Lower Peninsula)Partial to peak October 8-20, 2022. UPDATE 10/13/2022 Boyne is full color.  Petoskey is 70% color. Cadillac is at peak.  Tunnel of Trees will be full color around October 20, 2022

Mid Michigan (Lower Peninsula and Central Michigan): October 8-18, 2022 (close to peak).  UPDATE 10/14/2022: Midland, Frankenmuth, Flint, Frankenmuth is full color. Cadillac is 

Southern Michigan: October 10-20, 2022 (Partial to Peak color change). Come on out and enjoy the Michigan fall foliage 2022! UPDATE 10/14/2022: St Joseph is about 75% full color, expects peak Oct 20, 2022. Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Marshall, Detroit full Color. Henry Ford/Village is full color!

Start planning your Michigan Fall Color Tours to bask in the beauty of Michigan's red, yellow and orange changing leaves!  

TIP: It is helpful to contact the local Chamber of Commerce or Visitors Center to see if the colors have changed before you book or fully plan your road trip!  Weather conditions may cause the leaves to change earlier than intended.

We hope this Mi Fall Color Map was helpful to see the fall colors in Michigan 2022.  So many fun fall things to do in Michigan!

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How and Why do Tree Leaves Change Color?

The Royal Botanical Gardens states that in autumn, trees lose their leaves by shutting down photosynthesis and reclaiming as many chemicals as possible.

Chlorophyll breaks down all the time during the summer, but in autumn it basically screeches to a halt.

The yellows, red and oranges that you see in the fall were hidden by the presence of the dominant green chlorophyll.


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