Hiking the Little Garlic

Compared to its neighbors, Little Garlic Falls is an unimpressive, small waterfall that, by itself, isn't worth the effort to reach. However, pair it with a hike along sandstone riverbeds and through pine tree forests and it becomes a waterfall worth visiting at least once.

To the Top of the World!

Hike to the Top of the World for rewarding views of Lake Superior, Marquette, Harlow Lake, and Little Presque Isle. Not as tall or well known as it’s neighbor Hogback Mountain, Top of the World offers a more secluded experience for hikers.

A Weekend Stay at Rippling River Resort

Marquette, Michigan is a unique place. An outdoor enthusiasts playground with the amenities for those who love the city. Miles of biking and hiking trails mixed with local breweries and unique restaurants. Where it lacked, however, was in campground options. Up until a year ago, if you wanted to camp near the city, your choice was limited.

A 40 Foot Adventure

I read somewhere that 40 foot falls, also known as Cliff Falls, is Michigan's most remote waterfall. While it is true that it is remote, it is also frequently visited. Nevertheless, it's easy to see why this waterfall draws so much attention.

Visiting Dead River Falls

Running 43.2 miles through Marquette County, the Dead River is home to several very impressive waterfalls. The falls known as Dead River Falls are located just outside of Marquette, Michigan. Three of the falls are over 15 feet in height. All of them are rugged and beautiful. While the hike is short (less than a... Continue Reading →

Hiking Thomas Rock

Thomas Rock, previously known as Gobbler's Knob, may not have the 360-degree views that the neighboring Sugarloaf Mountain has, but it still offers something spectacular. We discovered this scenic site back in 2013 and it has yet to lose its charm. Visitors follow a paved, interpretive trail to the top where they are greeted with... Continue Reading →

An Explorer’s Guide to Big Pup Falls

Located off of Country Road 510 between Marquette and Big Bay, Michigan is a small but beautiful little waterfall called Big Pup. Although not as impressive as it's "big brother" down the road, Big Pup offers something magical to those who take the time to visit it, especially in the spring. Roughly 20 feet in height,... Continue Reading →

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