Naomikong Point
Nov01

Naomikong Point

Round-trip: 12 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: Bay Mills, MI Map:  Click Here for Google Map of this Hike I love to walk the shore of Lake Superior. I never get tired of it.  This area of the lake is a bit different than what I had been used to up near Thunder Bay. Here the water was very shallow with sand bars that seemed more like sand flats.  Even the texture of the sand was different.  There was some familiar cobble shoreline...

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Naomikong Overlook
Oct25

Naomikong Overlook

Round-trip: 3.5 km Difficulty: Moderate Location:  Bay Mills, MI Click here for Google Map of the Route. This is a nice hike in itself, despite the fact that it is basically just another access point for the North Country Trail.  From here you can get onto the NCT as it heads to the East along Lake Superior.  You can also access the Naomikong Point hike as it heads West along the shoreline toward Whitefish Bay. The wind has the...

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Marblehead
Sep06

Marblehead

Round-trip: 6 km Difficulty: Moderate Location:  Drummond Island, MI Click here for Google Map of the route. Marblehead is a view point located on the easternmost point of Drummond Island.  Marblehead is also the easternmost point in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  At the lookout you stand on top of limestone cliffs 100 feet above Lake Huron for beautiful views of the North Channel.  I was surprised to find out that these cliffs are...

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Sable Falls
Jun21

Sable Falls

Round-trip: 2 km Difficulty: Moderate (due to all the stairs) Location: Grand Marais, MI Click here for Google Map of the Route Sable Falls is a waterfall located on Sable Creek in the eastern-most portion of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore stretches along the shore of Lake Superior from Sand Point near Munising in the west,  to just after Spray Falls near Grand Marais in the east.   The...

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Tahquamenon Falls River Trail
Jan05

Tahquamenon Falls River Trail

Distance: 6.5 km linear Difficulty:  Moderate Location:  Paradise, MI Click Here for Google Map of this trail. I went along with the Saulteaux Voyageur Trail Club on this hike.  This outing was extra-nice because the hike leader had pre-arranged for the hike to be guided by the park naturalist –and because there was some good food to look forward to at the end of the hike!  It was fantastic to have the park naturalist Theresa...

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Horseshoe Bay
Oct13

Horseshoe Bay

Round trip: 10 km Difficulty: Moderate Location: St. Ignace, MI Click Here for Google Map of this Hike Like I’ve said so many times before, I love a shoreline hike, and this was an opportunity to hike the shoreline of Lake Huron instead of my usual favourite Lake Superior. From St. Ignace drive 3.8 miles North on I-75.  Take exit 348 onto business I-75 then quickly left onto the Mackinac Trail.  Drive 2.4 miles north and turn...

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