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City of Parkdale
Junction of Highway #55 South to East Lake, Cadillac and Lake City. Access to Orchard Beach State Park - West of the highway. Junction of Roadway #110 North to Bar Lake. Highway #31 North to Honor, Traverse City and Petoskey.
0.2
0.3
Services and gas
North side at the highway.
0.3
0.5
Services , gas, diesel and propane
North side of the highway.
0.9
1.5
View from highway
View from highway driving South.
1.2
2.0
Manistee city limits
Northern boundary.
2.1
3.3

Point of Information - crossing Manistee River. Photo view looking at the river taken from Manistee Riverwalk. The Manistee River, also known as the 'Big' Manistee, is a Lake Michigan tributary. Fishing : Trout with Steelhead and Salmon runs.
2.1
3.3

Photo view looking at the Manistee River.
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3.3

Photo view looking at the business area of Manistee taken from Manistee Riverwalk. The Manistee Riverwalk 1.2 Mile Riverwalk takes you along the shores of the Manistee River that connects a historic Victorian downtown business district to the golden beach's of Lake Michigan.
3.1
5.0

City of Manistee.
4.7
7.5
End of detour of Highway #31 through Manistee

5.0
8.1
Services and gas
Available at the highway.
5.1
8.2
Access to National Forest ranger station and information
West side of the highway.
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8.3
Red Apple Road

5.7
9.1
Community of Oak Hill
Access to communities of Filer City and Stronach - East side of the highway. Services, gas and diesel - at the highway.
6.2
10.0
Public access to Manistee Lake
East of the highway.
7.1
11.4
Access to community of Free Soil
East of the highway.
7.2
11.6
Access to Magoon Creek Recreational Area

8.2
13.2
View from highway
View from highway driving South.
11.0
17.7
View from highway
View from highway driving South.
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19.6
Access to Manistee National Forest Recreational Area
Services, gas and diesel - at the highway. The Huron-Manistee National Forests comprise almost a million acres of public lands extending across the northern lower peninsula of Michigan. There are many developed campgrounds throughout the Forests. The Huron-Manistee National Forests in northern lower Michigan are famous for its outstanding fishing. You are never far from an opportunity to catch sunfish, bass, perch, pike, trout, walleye. Fall and spring, when salmon and steelhead run the Pere Marquette River and the lower Au Sable River to spawn.
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20.2
View from highway
Point of Information - crossing Big Sable River. Photo view while crossing river.
15.7
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Access to campground and RV park
West side of the highway.
17.4
28.0
Access to community of Fountain
East side of the highway. Access to campgrounds - West side of the highway.
17.7
28.5
Point of Information
Crossing the North Branch Lincoln River.
19.7
31.7
Point of Information
Crossing South Branch Lincoln River.
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Hacker Lake Recreational Area
Access to campgrounds there - West side of the highway.
22.9
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Community of Scottville
East side of the highway.
23.7
38.2
View from highway
View from highway driving South.
24.0
38.7
Junction of Highway #10
East access to communities of Scottville, Reed City and Midland. Note: Highway #10 overlaps Highway #31 West at this point. Point of Information: This highway is also called the 'Veterans Memorial Highway' at this point.
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Access to campgrounds

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Stilles Road

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45.7
Services and fuel
North side at the highway.
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46.2
View from highway
View from highway driving West.
28.9
46.5
Access to Ludington State Park
West side of the highway. Junction of Highway #10 West to communities of Ludington and North Epworth. Note: Highway #10 overlap ends at this point. Ludington State Park. The park has 5300 acres, frontage on Lake Michigan and Hamlin Lake, 347 campsites, 18 miles of hiking trails, 16 miles of cross country ski trails, interpretive center, swimming, fishing, hunting, and boating.
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View from highway
View from highway driving South.
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Point of Information
Crossing the Marquette River. A classic trout stream, this beautiful sandy river wanders gently through overhanging bluffs, rolling hills, and across the grassy floodplains of central Michigan on its way to Lake Michigan. One of the finest trout streams of the Midwest.
32.3
51.9
Access to Old Highway #31
West side of the highway.
34.0
54.7
View from highway
View from highway driving South.
39.6
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Access to Highway #31 Business Route
Oceana Drive. Access to Charles Mears State Park - West of the highway. Access to community of Pentwater - West of the highway. Charles Mears State Park. is located in the quaint village of Pentwater along the Lake Michigan shoreline. Paved campsite lots are surrounded by fine sand, and a swimming beach is adjacent to the harbor pier. Fishing: Lake trout, brown trout, walleye, salmon, steelhead and bass.
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Ocean County
Northern boundary.
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Point of Information
Crossing North Branch Pentwater River.
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Access to Monroe Drive
Services off highway. Access to campgrounds.
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Point of Information
Crossing Pentwater River. Services, diesel - off highway. Access to lodging.
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Polk Road
Access on Highway #31 BR East to community of Hart; West to Mears. Access to Silver Lake State Park - West side of the highway. Access to state police and sherriff's station. Access to Hart-Montague Trail State Park - East side of the highway. Bike, hike or snowmobile this converted rail corridor. Paved and linear, this 22-mile trail runs through a mix of rural, forested lands, asparagus fields and the towns along the route. Silver Lake State Park is a 3000-acre park in Oceana County and borders on Lake Michigan.
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Michigan state rest area
Washrooms, picnic tables - West side of the highway.
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Shelby Road
Access to city of Shelby - East of the highway. Services - off highway. Access to lodging and camping.
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View from highway
View from highway driving South.
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Stony Lake Road
Junction of Highway #20 East to communities of Hesperia, Aetna and Big Rapids. Access to campgounds and RV park. Access to community of Stony Lake - West of the highway.
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Winston Road
Access to community of Rothbury - Eat of the highway. Access to lodging, campgrounds, services, gas and diesel.
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Muskegon County
Northern boundary. Muskegon County, bordering the shores of Lake Michigan. Visit Michigan's Adventure & Wildwater Aventure, or cruise Muskegon Lake and Lake Michigan aboard the Port City Princess, or take an adventure into to the past by touring the Milwaukee Clipper, U.S.S. Silversides, and the LST 393.
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Fruitvale Road
Junction of County Roadway #B86 East to community of Freemont. Junction of County Roadway #B15 West.
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Junction of Highway #31Business Route
West access to communities of Montague and Whitehall. Travel information - West side of the highway.
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View from highway
Point of Information - crossing White River. Photo view of White River.
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Colby Road
Access to community of Whitehall.
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White Lake Drive
Access to Duck Lake State Park - West of the highway. Services and fuel - off highway. Duck Lake State Park is a 728-acre day-use park, located in Muskegon County. This park offers excellent deer and rabbit hunting, while woodcock, pheasant, duck, goose and squirrel are considered very good. Fishing Bass, crappie and panfish are plentiful in Duck Lake. Fly fishing for bluegill is excellent in early summer. Picnic Area - Picnic tables and fire pits/grills.
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Roadside turnout
Access to Michigan state rest area - West side of the highway.
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Russell Road
Access to County Roadway #B23 to community of Lakewood Club. Access to RV park and sewage facilities.
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Junction of Highway #120
East to communities of Twin Lake, Holton and Brunswick; West to North Muskegon. Access to Muskegon State Park - West of the highway. Services, gas and diesel - off highway. Muskegon State Park - Over 1,165 acres on Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake. 247 modern and semi-modern campsites, two mini-cabins.
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Point of Information
Crossing Cedar Creek.
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City of Muskegon
Access to downtown business area. Access to Highway #31 Business Route.
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Muskegon city limits

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Apple Avenue
Access to Muskegon business area. Junction of Highway #46 East to communities of Casnovia and Kent City. Services, gas and diesel at the highway.
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Laketon Avenue Exit

85.9
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Sherman Boulevard

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Point of Information
Crossing Black Creek.
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Airline Road
Access to Great Lake Downs.
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Access to Interstate Highway #96
East access to Grand Rapids, Lansing and Detroit.
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West Sternberg Road
Access to community of Norton Shores.
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Access to East Sternberg Road

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Ponpaluna Road
East access to community of Fruitport. Access to P.J. Hoffmaster State Park - West of the highway. P.J. Hoffmaster State Park has 1,100 acres of forest covered sand dunes along 3 miles of Lake Michigan sandy beach. Located in a wooded valley are 293 shaded campsites, picnicking, swimming, 10 miles of hiking trails, snowshoeing. A marked 3 mile cross-country trail.
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Ottawa County
Northern boundary. Ottawa County recreational areas are: Deer Creek Park, Grand River Park, Grose Park, Hager Park, Hemlock Crossing/Pine Bend, Kirk Park, Musketawa Trail, North Beach Park, Pigeon Creek Park, Riverside Park, Rosy Mound Natural Area, Spring Grove Park, Tunnel Park.
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Van Wagoner Road Exit

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City of Ferrysburg
Access to community of Spring Lake - East of the highway. Ferrysburg incorporated as a city in 1963 and is now home to approximately 3,040 people. With frontage on Lake Michigan, the Grand River, Spring Lake, and Smith's Bayou.
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Junction of Highway #104
East access to Spring Lake.
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152.9
View from highway
View from highway driving South.
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City of Grand Haven
Northern boundary.
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City of Grand Haven
Services and fuel - West side at the highway. As the lumbering industry expired at the turn of the century, Grand Haven diversified to become an industrial base. However, the region's natural beauty and serene setting destined it to become a favored vacation haven. Today, Grand Haven is renowned for sport fishing and is home to Lake Michigan's largest salmon fishing charter fleets. Boaters also treasure this jewel on the Grand River
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Robbins Road
Access to RV park - West of the highway. Access to Grand Haven State Park - West of the highway. A 48-acre park which includes a beautiful sandy beach on Lake Michigan's shore and the Grand River to the north. There are 174 modern campsites on pavement, playground equipment, and a picnic area. The boardwalk from the park to the Grand Haven, the pier, and lighthouse are major attractions. Metal detecting area.
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Comstock Road
Access to airport - East of the highway.
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Lake Michigan Drive
Junction of Highway #45 East to community of Allendale. Access to Grand Valley State University - East of the highway. Access to roadside turnout, state run - East side of the highway.
103.0
165.7
Community of Agnew

104.8
168.7
Stanton Street
Access to Pigeon Creek County Park - East side of the highway. Access to services and fuel. Pigeon Creek County Park has over 10 miles of trails for hiking and cross country skiing. Three miles of lighted cross country ski trails for nighttime use. Designated trails for biking and equestrian use. Sledding hill, picnic tables and grills with modern restrooms
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Access to Hemlock Crossing Park
West side of the highway. Hemlock Crossing offers 239 acres of woods and wetlands along the Pigeon River. Over six miles of trails for hiking and cross country skiing. Facilities include two small picnic shelters, a kayak/canoe launch.
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Community of West Olive

106.7
171.7
Point of Information
Crossing Pigeon River.
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172.7
Access to Port Sheldon
East side of the highway.
107.3
172.7
Access to community of Borculo
East side of the highway.
108.9
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Roadside turnout
Paved, no services - West side of the highway.
112.0
180.3
Access to campgrounds
East side of the highway.
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Lakewood Boulevard
Access to Holland State Park - West side of the highway. Holland State Park offers an expansive, sandy beach along Lake Michigan, two large campgrounds and a beautiful view of sailboats and sunsets. The park is divided into two separate units; one along Lake Michigan and the other along Lake Macatawa.
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City of Holland ( Home of the Tulip Festival )
Nestled along Lake Macatawa, an inland lake just behind protecting sand dunes rising along Lake Michigan's eastern shore you'll find the city of Holland. Holland, Michigan was settled in 1847. Holland, Michigan was settled in 1847. Holland was originally and for over 100 years was a Dutch immigrant enclave-hence the Windmill logo and strange spelling of 'welkom.' Dutch : DeKlomp Wooden Shoe & Delft Factory, Dutch Village Theme Park, Veldheer Tulip Gardens. Cultural: Cappon House Museum & Settler's House, DePree Art Center and Gallery, Holland Area Arts Council, Holland Museum, Hope Summer Repertory Theatre, Windmill Island.
116.0
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Access to Holland downtown business area
Services and fuel at the highway.
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Holland city limits
Southern boundary.
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32nd Street
Allegan County.
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Junction of Highway #40
East access to communities of Hamilton, Allegan and North Lake.
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Exit 47B - Washington Avenue North
Access to community of Castle Park - West side of the highway.
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Exit 47A
Access to County Roadway #A2. Access to airport - East of the highway.
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Exit 44
Access on Interstate Highway #196 East to Wyoming and Grand Rapids. Note: Highway #31 overlaps I-196 at this point.
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View from highway
Roadside turnout, state run with washrooms and picnic tables - West side of the highway. Photo view driving South.
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Exit 41
Access to County Roadway #A2 East to communties of East Saugatuck and Hamilton; West to Saugatuck and Douglas. Access to Saugatuck Dunes State Park- West of the highway. Access to campgroumds, RV parks and fuel - off highway. Saugatuck Dunes State Park is a day use state park with 2.5 miles of shore line. Swimming, picnicking and hiking in the 880 acres. Enjoy this coastal paradise for it's beach and dunes and it's 14 miles of trails.
126.7
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View from highway
View from highway driving South.
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206.8
View from highway - Crossing the Kalamazoo River. Photo looking west at this river.
Point of Information - The Kalamazoo River is located in the southwest portion of the lower peninsula of Michigan. The river flows in a westerly direction and discharges into Lake Michigan.
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Exit 36
Junction of County Roadway #A2 to community of Ganges - East side of the highway. Services, gas and diesel - off highway.
132.7
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Exit 34
Junction of Highway #89 East to community of Fennville. Access to county park - West side of the highway.
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Exit 30
Community of Glenn - West of the highway. Access to County Roadway #A2.
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Michigan state rest area
Picnic tables and washrooms - East side of the highway.
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Exit 26 - 109th Avenue
Access to community of Pullman - East side of the highway.
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Exit 22 - North Shore Drive
Services and fuel - off highway. Access to Kal Haven Trail State Park - East side of the highway. Kal-Haven Trail State Park has a 34-mile crushed limestone path that connects South Haven with Kalamazoo. The trail travels across rivers and streams, along farm lands and wooded areas. .
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233.4
Van Buren County
Northern boundary. Van Buren County has a proud history paralleling the story of statehood. Settled for the most part by New York Dutch and new Englanders. The County is known as the fruit basket of Michigan. The growing season opens with asparagus harvest in May and closes in the fall with apples and grapes. The Lawton, Porter and Paw Paw area is the grape capital of the County.
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Exit 20 - Phoenix Road
Junction of Highway #43 East to community of Bangol, North Lake and Kalamazoo; West to South Haven. Access to I-196 Business Loop. Services and fuel at the highway.
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Exit 18
Junction of Highway #140 South to communities of Covert, Watervliet and Niles.
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Exit 13
Access to community of Covert - East side of the highway. Access to Van Buren State Park - West of the highway. Van Buren State Park located along the Lake Michigan shoreline featuring high dune formations. 220 large modern campsites both sunny and shady. Picnicking, beautiful sandy beach for swimming or sun bathing.
155.8
250.7
View from highway
View from highway driving South.
158.9
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Berrien County
Northern boundary.
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257.5
Exit 7
Junction of Highway #63 South to communities of Benton Harbor and St. Joseph.
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262.5
Exit 4
Access to community of Coloma - East of the highway. Access to campgrounds, services and fuel. Access to community of Riverside - West of the highway.
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Exit 1
Access to Red Arrow Highway.
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268.5
Junction of I-94
East to Jackson, Ann Arbor and Detroit; West to community of Stevensville. Access to communities of Millburg, Keeler and Decatur - East of the highway. Note: Highway #31 overlaps I-94 at this point.
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Exit 33
Access to downtown Benton Harbor. Access to community of St. Joseph - West side of the highway. Services, gas and diesel available at the highway.
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Exit 30 - Naiter Avenue
Access to city of South Bend. Note: Highway #31 overlap of I-94 ends at this point. I-94 heads West to city of Chicago.
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Point of Information
Crossing Pipestone Creek.
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Exit 22
Access to community of Eau Claire - East side of the highway.
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Exit 18 - Tabor Road

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288.7
View from highway - looking West at St. Joseph River.
Exit 15. Junction of Highway #139 East to city of Berrien Springs. Point of Information - crossing St. Joseph River.
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Exit 13 - Snow Road

183.9
296.0
View from highway
Point of Information - crossing Lake Chapin and St. Joseph River. Photo view looking at St. Joseph River.
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Exit 7 - Walton Road
Access to Highway #31 Business Route. East access to community of Niles; West to Buchanan.
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View from highway
View from highway driving South.
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View from highway
Point of Informtion - crossing St. Joseph River. Photo view crossing the river.
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Exit 4
East access to Niles; West to Buchanan.
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Buchanan Road
Access to community of Niles.
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309.9
Exit 3
Junction of Highway #12 West to communities of Dayton and Three Oaks; East to Sturgist and Coldwater. Access to Warren Woods State Park - West of the highway. Two-thirds of Warren Woods Natural Area's 311 acres consist of a beech/maple climax forest. A quiet hiking trail leads visitors to the rustic Galien River. Features - Picnic Area - Picnic tables and fire pits/grills, Hiking, Cross Country Ski.
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View from highway
Michigan/Indiana state line. Start / Finish of Highway Travel Guide - For continuation of this highway south, see Milebymile.com Indiana U S Highway # 31 - S&e