Cummings Lake Lookout
Nov30

Cummings Lake Lookout

Round-Trip: 3 km Difficulty: Easy Location:  Thessalon, ON Click Here for Google Map of Route This is a great little hike to a beautiful lookout over Cummings Lake.  It is a short trail but it is up-hill pretty much the whole way to the lookout. I have heard that this is a good place to view peregrines, and that there is a nest below the second lookout where you can see the birds flying around when you are there.  I didn’t get...

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Saunders Lake Tower
Nov19

Saunders Lake Tower

Round-trip: 2 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Thessalon, ON Click Here for Google Map As you will likely know if you’ve been to this site a few times, I have a huge obsession with fire towers.  Big thanks to Dan Kachur for the great info on this one!  It was great to see that this tower even still had the Cupola! From Highway 17 in Thessalon, Ontario turn onto Highway  638 and follow it for about 30km then turn left onto Hwy 670...

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Mt Maud Fire Tower
Sep25

Mt Maud Fire Tower

Roundtrip: 250 m Difficulty: Moderate Location:  Grand Portage, MN Click Here for Google Map. As you can tell I have been fascinated by fire towers lately.  This one is easy to get to and the views are great –whether or not you climb the tower.  Be extra careful if you do decide to climb the tower as a several of the platform boards are missing up past the halfway mark. From the Pigeon River border crossing head west on Hwy 61S...

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Awausee
Jul21

Awausee

Round-trip: 10 km Difficulty: Difficult Location: Agawa Bay, Ontario Click here for Google Map of the route. Located in Lake Superior Provincial Park this is a challenging day hike for those who want a good workout with great views of Lake Superior.   You do not have to hike the whole route to get take in the views.  You can hike to the first lookout in about 20 minutes, but it is uphill the whole way! From Sault Ste Marie, Ontario...

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Grand Portal Point
Jun06

Grand Portal Point

Round-trip: 14 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Munising, MI Click here for Google map of the route. This route follows Grand Portal point which is part of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.  This hike is great for long views of the Pictured Rocks cliffs and the tropical blue of the Lake Superior water. From Munising, Michigan drive southeast on County Road 58 E for 13 miles (21km) then turn left onto Chapel Drive. Keep an eye...

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Chapel Falls Loop
May02

Chapel Falls Loop

Round-trip: 8 km Difficulty: Easy Location: Munising, MI Click here for Google Map of the route. This trail loops around Chapel Lake, but you do not get too many views of the lake.  You do get close to Chapel Rock, and you get to walk on Chapel Beach.  Dogs are not allowed on this trail because of the number of bears and wolves that inhabit this area. From Munising, Michigan drive east on Alger County Road H-58 for 14 miles and turn...

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