Streaming through the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is a beautiful and scenic river known as Presque Isle River. Enjoy hiking a 2.3-mile loop around this stunning river. Waterfalls, potholes, and Lake Superior await you.
We started off with low expectations, knowing that Haypress Falls was not a very impressive waterfall. For us, it was a side stop on the way to a much larger destination. Although our expectations of the falls was accurate, we did find something special that made the visit worth it. Tucked between two swamps, Haypress... Continue Reading →
Visiting Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is a step back in history to a place where nature and humans co-existed. Buried among thousands of acres of old-growth forests and stunning vistas are abandoned mines, echoes from communities long gone. There is no place better within the park to experience the ghosts of the past than Nonesuch Mine.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is well known for its beautiful shoreline, hidden gems, acres of forest, and roaring waterfalls. Miners Falls is no exception and is one of our favorite waterfalls in the area.
No one wants to get sick on a camping trip, especially from bad water. Harmful water can contain viruses, bacteria, protozoans, and particulates. Having a good filtering system that helps protect you from bad water is a key component to any camping or backpacking trip. The MSR Guardian first grabbed our attention in 2016 after... Continue Reading →
Sleepy Hollow State Park offers over 2,000 acres of forest, fields, and lake. Within that acreage, the park boasts 16 miles of hiking, running, and biking trail. The perfect location for a trail runner to get some decent mileage in.
Located in the small town of Germfask, the Northland Outfitters Campground & Canoe/Kayak Livery offers guests scenic views of the Manistique River. With campsites and cabins, it has a little bit of everything for everyone. Conveniently located off of M-77, we stopped here as an overnight stay between home and the Porcupine Mountains. What We... Continue Reading →
Brockway Mountain is a stunning 9 1/2 mile scenic drive between Copper Harbor and Eagle Harbor in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. It offers breathtaking views of Lake Superior, thousands of acres of woodlands, and numerous inland lakes.