Waterfall Wednesday: Potawatomi Falls on the Black River

Potawatomi Falls on the Black River by Tom Clark Waterfalls of the Keweenaw entry for Potawatomi Falls says in part: A short distance below Great Conglomerate Falls is an awkward duplicate: Potawatomi Falls. Like its twin, Potawatomi is a split drop over a dome of conglomerate rock that creates two tall, curving waterfalls. However, this … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Potawatomi Falls on the Black River

Waterfall Wednesday: Gabbro Falls on the Black River

Gabbro Falls on the Black River in Gogebic County Michigan by Tom Clark Tom took this photo last week & writes: Gabbro Falls is on the Black River and is as impressive, if not more impressive, than its more celebrated neighbors downstream along the Black River Scenic Byway. This is a largely wild waterfall with … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Gabbro Falls on the Black River

Rainbow Falls and the Waterfalls of the Black River

Rainbow Falls, Ottawa National Forest, photo by John McCormick GoWaterfalling’s page on the Waterfalls of the Black River Scenic Byway explains that this section of the river is Michigan’s waterfall alley: The Black River Scenic Byway is located in the western corner of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Dedicated in 1992 as a National Forest Scenic Byway, it … Continue reading Rainbow Falls and the Waterfalls of the Black River

Waterfall Wednesday: Great Conglomerate Falls on the Black River

Great Conglomerate Falls, photo by Gray McCormick GoWaterfalling’s entry on Great Conglomerate Falls says (in part): The first of the five main waterfalls on the Black River. This waterfall is named for the large piece of conglomerate rock that divides the two segments. It is hard to see all of this waterfall at once, but … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Great Conglomerate Falls on the Black River

Fall reflections at Black River Harbor

Fall reflections at Black River Harbor, photo by Michigan Nut Photography The Ottawa National Forest page on Black River Harbor Recreation Area explains: Known for its spectacular waterfalls, idyllic beaches, scenic hiking trails and tranquil campground, the Black River Harbor Recreation Area is a popular destination throughout the year. Originating in Wisconsin, the Black River flows … Continue reading Fall reflections at Black River Harbor

Rainbow Falls on the Black River

Ragin’ Rainbow Falls, photo by sgowtham The GoWaterfalling page on Rainbow Falls explains: This is the last of the main falls on the Black River before it enters Lake Superior. This is an interesting waterfall. Unfortunately the best views are from the east side of the river and the observation deck is on the west … Continue reading Rainbow Falls on the Black River

Gorge Falls on the Black River Scenic Byway

gorge falls-black river, gogebic county, MI, photo by Northwoods Apparition I’m always happy when someone shares a photo of a waterfall I’ve never seen. Michigan in Pictures has a ton of Michigan waterfall photos, so it’s not often that this happens! The GoWaterfalling.com entry for Gorge Falls explains: Gorge Falls is named for the deep … Continue reading Gorge Falls on the Black River Scenic Byway

Gabbro Falls and the Black River Scenic Byway

From Above – Gabbro Falls (Black River – Upper Michigan), photo by Aaron C. Jors Gabbro Falls is one of several very nice waterfalls on the Black River. Others are Great Conglomerate Falls, Gorge Falls, Potawatomi Falls, Sandstone Falls and Rainbow Falls – click that link for more info from GoWaterfalling.com. The Black River Scenic … Continue reading Gabbro Falls and the Black River Scenic Byway

Black River Falls – Ishpeming, MI

Black River Falls – Ishpeming, MI, photo by Odalaigh. The awesomely awesome GoWaterfalling.com has this to say about Black River Falls which are located 8 miles south west of Ishpeming off of Country Road 581 in the Escanaba River State Forest: The Black River surges through a narrow channel here. When viewed from the front, … Continue reading Black River Falls – Ishpeming, MI

Waterfall Wednesday: Slate River Falls

Slate River Falls Splendor by Eric Hackney GoWaterfalling is the premier source for information about Michigan’s many waterfalls. Their Slate River Falls entry says: Slate River Falls is, unsurprisingly, on the Slate River. This is the largest of many drops over a three mile stretch of the river. This is a wild waterfall, with no … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Slate River Falls