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Nodding Trillium of Michigan
Nodding Trillium (Trillium cernuum) is a the shyest trillium of our eight species native to the Great Lakes region. She hides her blossom beneath a tight whorl of…Continue
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After a disappointing January of warm temperatures and slight snowfall of only 50 inches, February 2013 is starting out right on the Leelanau Peninsula. As of Wednesday, February 6th, the …Continue
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Sleeping Bear Point from Glen Haven, ©markscarlson.com
Sleeping Bear Dunes Events: Get outdoors…
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The area around Munising, Michigan in the Central Upper Peninsula is home to the Midwest's largest concentration of climbable ice and fittingly, Michigan Ice Fest.
The weather this year has been less than cooperative, but there is so much ice in the…
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Miners Falls is on the Miners River in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore near Munising, Michigan in the Central Upper Peninsula.
The 40-foot falls spills over the sandstone lip of a canyon that was once the shoreline of Lake Superior, but today is a few…
Added by Aaron Peterson on January 12, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Scott Falls is only about 20 feet from the side of M-28 just west of Munising, one of the busiest roads in the Upper Peninsula. It’s so close you can actually pull up, roll down your window and snap a photo from your vehicle. Like black bears munching blue berries in the ditch and the handmade signs for pasties and smoked fish, Scott Falls is one of those precious roadside attractions that makes any trip to the U.P. memorable.
Compared to its brash, crashing…Continue
Added by Aaron Peterson on December 21, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Bond Falls is located on the Middle Branch of the Ontonagon River near the tiny hamlet of Paulding, in the Western Upper Peninsula.
The 50-foot high falls tumbles over a 100-foot-wide fist of dark, fractured rock below the Bond Falls Flowage. Below the falls the river pools around a small island, then slips away into the dense U.P. woods to the north.
A wave of snowy owl sightings is sweeping across the Upper Peninsula. The arctic birds are linked to the boom and bust lemming cycle, and every few years when the little critters' population crashes, snowy owls are pushed south to the Lake Superior region in search of other…Continue
I stood still to take it all in, before examining the Walstrom Marine boat warehouse turned art gallery at Petoskey Crooked Tree Arts Center's D'Art for Art Pre-view Party in Harbor Springs. Around the room people were making their own examinations. Groups were clustered around the huge lattice covered walls…Continue
Mark Lindsay posted this photograph and comments on Facebook this week. They were so beautiful and awe inspiring that we had to share them here.
This is, or now once was, one of the…Continue
Added by Sleeping Bear Dunes Visit Bureau on March 29, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Aging Large-Flowered Trillium in Foggy Woods (c markscarlson.com)
It was mid summer when my parents informed my brother and I that our family would soon visit the Sleeping Bear Dunes for a few days vacation in the ‘Little Finger’ of Michigan. At the time, I was just a…Continue
By guest blogger and photographer, Cindy Ratowski.
Whenever the light is right, it is a tug on my soul. Get out there. Whatever you have on the schedule for the day can wait. It is almost…almost…who am I kidding? It is an addiction.
Photography…I love to live it.…Continue
Added by Sleeping Bear Dunes Visit Bureau on February 2, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
By Sleeping Bear Dunes Guest Blogger and Photographer Mark Lindsay.
Photographically speaking, it has been an incredible year to be in Northern Michigan. The weather has cooperated in making outdoor activities…Continue
Added by Sleeping Bear Dunes Visit Bureau on December 24, 2010 at 1:13pm — No Comments