Autumnal Splendor at Lake of the Clouds

Autumnal Splendor, photo by Eric Hackney True confession: I was asked to share less from northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. True answer: It’s really hard to turn my back on incredible visions like this! I will try and do better tomorrow. Promise.  Also – new design for the blog. Not finished, but at least the … Continue reading Autumnal Splendor at Lake of the Clouds

Lake of the Clouds from the Escarpment Trail

Lake of the Clouds from the Escarpment Trail, Porcupine Mountains, photo by Linda Carter Linda writes that this photo is taken about 400 feet above Lake of the Clouds on the Escarpment Trail, which starts at Lake of the Clouds Overlook. She says that if you go the whole loop it’s 8 miles, but 2 … Continue reading Lake of the Clouds from the Escarpment Trail

First Light at Lake of the Clouds

First light, photo by adonyvan About a month ago, Jiqing Fan spent the night at Lake of the Clouds in the Porcupine Mountain State Park. I featured one of his photos then but I figured after Sunday’s ripping storm, we all deserved a glorious sunrise to start the week! Check it out bigger and see … Continue reading First Light at Lake of the Clouds

Sunrise at Lake of the Clouds

Sunrise at Lake of the Clouds, Porcupine Mountains, photo by Neil Weaver Photography Lake of the Clouds is a favorite here on Michigan in Pictures, so it was a happy morning when I found Neil’s great shot of sunrise over the lake. Head over to Facebook to see it bigger and see more from the UP and … Continue reading Sunrise at Lake of the Clouds

Carp Lake or Lake of the Clouds?

IMG_0060, photo by JimSchoensee. I was looking for the legend of why the Lake of the Clouds got its name. It turns out that this signature scenic site in the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park got its romantic name in the 1930s or 1940s depending on the source you believe. The later source has some … Continue reading Carp Lake or Lake of the Clouds?

Big Carp River from the Lake of the Clouds Overlook

Lake of the Clouds Overlook – 1, photo by posthumus_cake. Can’t. Resist. Lake of the Clouds. This is the Big Carp River as seen from Lake of the Clouds Overlook in Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. More of the Porcupine Mountains & more Lake of the Clouds on Michigan in Pictures. posthumus cake has more … Continue reading Big Carp River from the Lake of the Clouds Overlook

Lake of the Clouds in the Porcupine Mountains State Park

Lake of the Clouds by Night, photo by SpringChick. Spring Chick writes: Lake of the Clouds at dusk. I love the mirrored, mystic look to the lake in this photo. I also found it interesting that the sky colored in the east. I could visit this place every day and never tire of it. Porcupine … Continue reading Lake of the Clouds in the Porcupine Mountains State Park

lake of the clouds, porcupine mountains

lake of the clouds, again, photo by Apparat-chik. Sometimes I have to search and search and other times it’s just there. This photo is part of a set that wins “Best Title for October 2006” called If this isn’t “Deliverance,” then it must be Michigan UP. According to his bio, Mike is a brilliant yet … Continue reading lake of the clouds, porcupine mountains

Lake In the Clouds Sunrise

Lake In the Clouds Sunrise, photo by Marc Akemann. I know that we were just at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, but this one was too good to let pass. Marc writes: The previous day I had been experimenting with a Tiffen CC30M filter for an upcoming job where there was an excess of … Continue reading Lake In the Clouds Sunrise