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Yellow Dog Falls

#82 Find a Wild Beauty at Yellow Dog Falls

The saying goes something like “you’ll find it when you are not looking for it”. Yellow Dog Falls is that waterfall for me! I found it one day when I was out looking for another waterfall and I’m happy I did! Free, wild, and beautiful. Yellow Dog Falls are a collection of drops at the […]

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Pinnacle Falls, Big Bay

#80- Off Road Your Way to Pinnacle Falls

If you are like me, you have a ‘bucket list’ of things that you want to see in the Upper Peninsula. Maybe that is why you are reading this page. Or maybe you Google searched ‘how to find Pinnacle Falls, I’m so lost!’ I wouldn’t be surprised if that is what happened. Pinnacle Falls: Follow […]

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Fossil Ledges

#79 Find Your Way to Fossil Ledges

Looking for an off-road, off the beaten path adventure? If you are headed towards Drummond Island, add this site to your to-do list. The “ledges” are made up of the fossilized remains of a salt water coral bed on the north shore of the Island. They create steps down into Lake Huron and a unique […]

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Upper Carp River Falls Marquette Michigan

#72- Explore Upper Carp River Falls

Before this summer, the only way I knew how to get to the Upper Carp River Falls was to hike/crawl/rock climb your way up the river from Morgan Falls. And while that trail was always an adventure, it was not exactly family friendly or safe by any means. But guess what? I’m here to share […]

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Echo Lake Marquette Michigan

#71- Hear Your Echo at Echo Lake

I cannot believe I had not ever been to Echo Lake before this summer. I guess it took icebergs in Lake Superior in June to get me into a warm water lake! But Echo Lake is much more than just a warm area to swim. Set a couple miles off of County Road 550 on […]

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#64 – Visit the Grand Island Ice Caves

Anyone who’s familiar with the Munising area is aware of its two preeminent outdoor attractions: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and Grand Island. Both places are just a few miles from the heart of Munising. Both are also known as warm-weather destinations – much more so than many other U.P. attractions, in fact. But Grand Island, […]

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