Manabezho Falls in the Porcupine Mountains State Park

Manabezho Falls, long exposure, photo by DA2Brian. GoWaterfalling’s page on Manebezho Falls says: The Manabezho Falls are part of the Presque Isle River’s spectacular final dash to Lake Superior. The entire 1 mile stretch is very beautiful, with lots of bare rock and rapids. It is easily accessible from the Presque Isle entrance off of … Continue reading Manabezho Falls in the Porcupine Mountains State Park

Waterfall Wednesday: Manebezho Falls

Manabezho Falls by malderink GoWaterfalling’s page on Manebezho Falls says: The Manabezho Falls are part of the Presque Isle River’s spectacular final dash to Lake Superior. The entire 1 mile stretch is very beautiful, with lots of bare rock and rapids. It is easily accessible from the Presque Isle entrance off of CR-519 on the western … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Manebezho Falls

Photo-op gone bad

Photo-op gone bad, photo by Paul Wojtkowski Paul got caught by an unexpectedly large wave on Lake Superior – good thing he had already taken his selfie-stick shots!! :D View his photo big as the biggest lake, see more including Manabezho Falls in his slideshow, and view and purchase photos on the-woj.com. On a more serious note, as … Continue reading Photo-op gone bad

Waterfall Wednesday: Manido Falls in the Porcupine Mountains

Manido Falls, Porcupine Mountains Wilderness, photo by Kirt E. Carter The Waterfall Record’s page on Manido Falls has directions and some more photos and says: Manido Falls did not impress me at first, at least not as much as the downstream Manabezho Falls. After seeing the pictures I had taken, though, I discovered what an amazingly … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Manido Falls in the Porcupine Mountains

Waterfall Wednesday: Manido Falls in the Porcupine Mountains

Turbulence (Manido Falls, Porcupine Mountain), photo by Jiqing Fan The Waterfall Record’s entry for Manido Falls says: Manido Falls did not impress me at first, at least not as much as the downstream Manabezho Falls. After seeing the pictures I had taken, though, I discovered what an amazingly beautiful waterfall Manido Falls is. Its beauty … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Manido Falls in the Porcupine Mountains

8 Reasons to Explore Waterfalls with Michigan Nut

Manabezho Falls Presque Isle River, Porcupine Mountains State Park, photo by John McCormick Last month Michigan in Pictures regular John McCormick aka Michigan Nut had a feature on the Pure Michigan Blog titled Eight Reasons to Get Out and Explore Michigan’s Waterfalls this Summer. I think that I may have featured all 8 shots here on … Continue reading 8 Reasons to Explore Waterfalls with Michigan Nut

Manabozho and His Toe … and his waterfall

Manabezo Falls., photo by one lost backpacker The stories of the people native to Michigan are among my favorite. One reason is for the pervasive humor that enriches them. Manabozho was definitely a trickster, one of four divine brothers in Algonquin tales. Via the Literature Network, here’s Manabozho and His Toe: Manabozho was so powerful that he began to … Continue reading Manabozho and His Toe … and his waterfall

Nawadaha Falls and the Sweet Singer of Hiawatha

Nawadaha Falls, photo by Jason W Lacey Should you ask me, whence these stories, whence these legends and traditions, With the odors of the forest, with the dew and damp of meadows, With the curling smoke of wigwams, with the rushing of great rivers, With their frequent repetitions, and their wild reverberations, As of thunder … Continue reading Nawadaha Falls and the Sweet Singer of Hiawatha

Ojibway spirit god and the Song of … Manabozho

Manabezho Falls in the Porcupine Mountains, photo by Gittinsj A previous post on Manabezho Falls in the Porcupine Mountains State Park offered another view of these amazing falls and some information from GoWaterfalling’s page on Manebezho Falls. While trying to find out more about Manebezho, who also seems to be the trickster god Manabozho, I … Continue reading Ojibway spirit god and the Song of … Manabozho

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, photo by kmaz. Be sure to check this out bigger or in Konrad’s Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park set (slideshow). I’m thinking this waterfall might be Manabezho Falls. For more on this amazing state park, check out Porcupine Mounties on Michigan in Pictures, this cool article from Summit Post on … Continue reading Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park