Buried within the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is a picturesque lighthouse known as Au Sable Lightstation. At the end of a 1.5-mile hike through the woods, this 144-year-old active lighthouse provides visitors with beautiful views of Lake Superior and a history of the area.
Being new to hiking can be as overwhelming as it is exciting. What do you have to take? What can you cut? After all, you can’t carry everything. What are the must have items?
It’s difficult looking back at all we have experienced this year to pick some of our favorites. 2017 brought us many opportunities to explore the state that we love. Here are just a few of our favorites.
There’s something special about staying in a Yurt. It’s a unique experience that most Michiganders have yet to discover. Our first experience with one was at Teddy Lake in Michigan’s Craig Lake State Park.
Mulligan Falls is one of those remote, wild waterfalls that has no easy access point. There are no established trails through the overgrown banks, not even a game path. But at 40 feet in height and with multiple drops, all different from the last, the incentive is too good to pass up.
Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? Is there a particular person that you are struggling with coming up with ideas? Fear not! If this person is an outdoor enthusiast, here are some unique and practical ideas to help them in their camping and hiking adventures.
Finding a great place to hike when you live in Mid-Michigan can be challenging. The terrain is pretty flat and there is city everywhere but places like Lake Lansing Park North provide a break in the mundane.
Marquette County is a waterfall explorer’s dream. With all different types and sizes, we never know what we might run across. Morgan Falls and Carp River Falls are two that offered us plenty of surprises.
With 3,200 miles of shoreline, it’s no wonder why Michigan claims more lighthouses than any other state in the country. Point Betsie is one of the most unique and arguably the most beautiful of them all.