La Chappelle: The incredible Chapel Rock

Chapel Rock by John Gagnon Atlas Obscura says that although there’s a whole lot to see in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, hikers should keep their eyes peeled for one feature in particular: Chapel Rock, once known as La Chappelle: Composed of Cambrian age sandstone dating back approximately 500 million years, Chapel Rock is the … Continue reading La Chappelle: The incredible Chapel Rock

Chapel Rock Revisit

Chapel Revisit, photo by Rudy Malmquist View Rudy’s shot from August of 2014 background bigtacular and see more including a nice pic of nearby Spray Falls in his slideshow. Lots more about Chapel Rock on Michigan in Pictures.

Chapel Rock in Winter

Live Anywhere, photo by Jay When you think about it, it’s not only miraculous that the white pine on Chapel Rock in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore survives with barely any soil, but also that it endures winter after winter in the teeth of Lake Superior. Jay took this shot on February 20th last year. View it … Continue reading Chapel Rock in Winter

Early fall color at Chapel Rock

IMG_4776, photo by John Clement Howe Around the end of September every year the request start to roll in regarding the state of fall color around Michigan, so it’s great to have photos like this one from last Wednesday to point them to! It shows one of my personal Seven Wonders of Michigan, Chapel Rock in the Pictured Rocks … Continue reading Early fall color at Chapel Rock

La Chapele: The Doric Arch & Chapel Rock

Pictured Rocks Shoreline, photo by dwfphoto Their beginning is in the Doric Rock which is about two miles from the line of towers and battlements which compose the grand display of the Pictured Rocks; and seems to have been sent in advance to announce to the voyageur the surprising and appalling grandeur that awaits him … Continue reading La Chapele: The Doric Arch & Chapel Rock

Camping at Pictured Rocks, Hiking to Chapel Rock

Hiking to Chapel Rock, photo by fatalysis That’s more or less what I’m doing today. More about Pictured Rocks and Chapel Rock on Michigan in Pictures and camping & more at the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore! Check this photo out on black and in Erwin’s stunning Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore slideshow. Happy weekend folks. ;)

Michigan’s Toughest Subject? Chapel Rock And Roots

Chapel Rock And Roots, photo by James Marvin Phelps (mandj98). Today I’m hoping to visit Chapel Rock in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. You can read more about it right here on Michigan in Pictures. One thing I have to say is that this is one of the toughest subjects I’ve ever shot and that … Continue reading Michigan’s Toughest Subject? Chapel Rock And Roots

Chapel Rock in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Chapel Rock (8-15-09), photo by Brevort. Yesterday we featured a very interesting article about Smart Archaeology in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Absolute Michigan. It explains a very innovative 3-year archaeology project by Northern Michigan University geography department researchers, and you should definitely give it a read. Today I came across this view of … Continue reading Chapel Rock in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Chapel Beach – Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Chapel Beach – Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, photo by Michigan Nut Chapel Rock deservedly gets a lot of attention, but the beach that it’s on is one of Michigan’s coolest, with the rushing chapel river, a lot of great rock formations along a secluded, sandy beach and even a great backcountry camping area. As a bonus, … Continue reading Chapel Beach – Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Spray Falls in the Pictured Rocks

Spray Falls by Michigan Nut Photography Just can’t get enough of John’s photos from the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The Pictured Rocks’ Waterfall page says: Located about 1.75 miles northeast of Chapel Beach. Spray Falls plunges about 70 feet over the Pictured Rocks cliffs directly into Lake Superior. This remote waterfall is best viewed from the … Continue reading Spray Falls in the Pictured Rocks