A Day on Slate River

On occasion, we discover a location that holds so much interest to us that we end up spending the entire day there. Slate River, located east of L’Anse, Michigan, is one of those places. This wild, isolated river gave us the chance to explore. We trudged up river, climbed and slid down high gorge walls and waded across extremely slippery and oddly angled rocks. In one day, Slate River has become, without a doubt, my favorite river in Michigan.

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A Gorge to Remember – Manganese Gorge

We first encountered Manganese Falls in winter of 2012 when we ventured to Copper Harbor for the first time.  We couldn’t see the waterfall very well but we taken aback by the beauty of the gorge below. Where everything outside the gorge was covered in white snow, inside the gorge greenery thrived and the only sign of winter was the massive icicles. Continue reading “A Gorge to Remember – Manganese Gorge”