Breaking Free at Tahquamenon Falls

Aerial View, photo by Julie Julie got this cool shot of the Tahquamenon Falls throwing off winter’s grip at the beginning of the month. Now it looks like winter is going to strike back. Via the Detroit news and Sara Schultz, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in White Lake, a winter storm is arriving today: “We’re looking … Continue reading Breaking Free at Tahquamenon Falls

Waterfall Wednesday: Milky Way over Tahquamenon Falls

Milky Way over Tahquamenon Falls, photo by John McCormick / Michigan Nut Photography The Tahquamenon Falls State Park says: Tahquamenon Falls State Park encompasses close to 50,000 acres stretching over 13 miles. Most of this is undeveloped woodland without roads, buildings or power lines. The centerpiece of the park, and the very reason for its existence, … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Milky Way over Tahquamenon Falls

Fantastic Friday: Tahquamenon Falls, take two

I had no idea on Wednesday that we’d be back at Tahquamenon Falls so soon. I guess I have to add a safety warning that if you’re not a crazy amazing kayaking legend like Marcelo Galizio, you probably shouldn’t do this. Also it might be illegal. Also if you tell me I shouldn’t post photos like … Continue reading Fantastic Friday: Tahquamenon Falls, take two

Autumn Squared: Fall Color at Tahquamenon Falls

Tahquamenon Falls, Luce County, Michigan, photo by twurdemann We’ll return to the fall color farewell tour with a photo from Michigan’s largest waterfall, Tahquamenon Falls (pronounced as spelled – tah-qua-me-non). It’s located in Tahquamenon Falls State Park which: …encompasses close to 50,000 acres stretching over 13 miles. Most of this is undeveloped woodland without roads, buildings … Continue reading Autumn Squared: Fall Color at Tahquamenon Falls

Tahquamenon Falls Thursday

Tahquamenon Falls, photo by Charles Bohnam The Tahquamenon Falls State Park page says: Tahquamenon Falls State Park encompasses close to 50,000 acres stretching over 13 miles. Most of this is undeveloped woodland without roads, buildings or power lines. The centerpiece of the park, and the very reason for its existence, is the Tahquamenon River with its … Continue reading Tahquamenon Falls Thursday

Tahquamenon Falls in the Deep Freeze

Frozen Falls in February, photo by Tahquamenon Falls State Park Tahquamenon Falls State Park shares: If you ever wanted to see the Upper Falls frozen, here is your chance! The water is flowing beneath the ice, but we have never seen the left side frozen over before. Pretty cool! Cool indeed … downright COLD in fact! … Continue reading Tahquamenon Falls in the Deep Freeze

Winter Tannins – Tahquamenon Falls

Winter Tannins – Tahquamenon Falls, photo by Aaron C. Jors Wikipedia’s entry on the Tahquamenon River explains that because the headwaters of the river are located in a boreal wetland that is rich in cedar, spruce and hemlock trees, the river’s waters carry a significant amount of tannin in solution  and are often brown or golden-brown in … Continue reading Winter Tannins – Tahquamenon Falls

Fall Color at Upper Tahquamenon Falls

Upper Tahquamenon Falls, photo by Ashley Williams If you’re wondering what fall color looks like in the northeastern Upper Peninsula, wonder no more! Ashley took this shot at Michigan’s largest waterfall, the Tahquamenon Falls last week. As you can see, it’s shaping up nicely. If you’re wondering about statewide color, the Freep shared a NASA photo of … Continue reading Fall Color at Upper Tahquamenon Falls