Heading down to the beach on Warren Dunes

Heading down to the beach – Explore by Mark Swanson Pure Michigan says that Warren Dunes State Park: …provides 1,952 acres of recreational opportunities along the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan in southwestern Michigan. The rugged dune formation rises 260 feet above the lake and offers spectacular views and excellent for hang gliding. The park … Continue reading Heading down to the beach on Warren Dunes

Warren Dunes in black & white

Warren Dunes, photo by Mark Swanson Warren Dunes State Park has three miles of shoreline and six miles of hiking trails on nearly 2000 acres. It is open year-round, and the centerpiece is the dune formation that rises 260 feet above the lake and offers spectacular views. It’s also our busiest state park! View Mark’s photo bigger and see … Continue reading Warren Dunes in black & white

Warren Dunes, Michigan’s Most Popular State Park

Warren Dunes State Park, Sawyer Michigan, photo by Charles Edward Miller Beautiful scene earlier in November at Warren Dunes State Park in southwest Michigan, just north of the state line. The History of Sawyer from HarborCountry.org explains: Edward K. Warren, of Three Oaks, was a pioneering conservationist. Long before he acquired his enormous wealth, Warren bought … Continue reading Warren Dunes, Michigan’s Most Popular State Park

Michigan Shoreline Tour: Warren Dunes State Park

Warren Dunes State Park, photo by mizjellybean Heading up the shoreline from New Buffalo, we come to the Warren Dunes State Park. I think that the first thing you need to do is check out this slideshow of the Warren Dunes. Go ahead, we’ll wait. Wikipedia’s entry for Warren Dunes State Park is a 1,952 … Continue reading Michigan Shoreline Tour: Warren Dunes State Park

Beautiful Grand Mere Dunes

Beautiful Grand Mere Dunes by Mark Swanson Michigan Trail Maps says that Grand Mere State Park: …is a 985-acre unit in Berrien County that lacks the amenities found in most other state parks along Lake Michigan, including a campground and even direct access to its mile of Lake Michigan shoreline. It attracts only a fraction … Continue reading Beautiful Grand Mere Dunes

Soaring Saturday: Hang Gliding in Michigan

Coming In, photo by David Clark USA Today has a feature on Hang Gliding Sites in Michigan that says (in part): Most individuals will need lessons in hang gliding from a certified instructor prior to their first flight. Hang gliding schools provide instructions, gear, permits and safety equipment. The Draachen Fliegen Soaring Club is located in … Continue reading Soaring Saturday: Hang Gliding in Michigan

We interrupt this winter to bring you the following special bulletin

run~~~~~~~~~~~~, photo by noxipoo. According to the DNR’s Park List, Warren Dunes State Park provides 1,952 acres of recreational opportunities along the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan in southwestern Michigan. The rugged dune formation rises 260 feet above the lake and offers spectacular views and excellent for hang gliding. The park has three miles of … Continue reading We interrupt this winter to bring you the following special bulletin