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

Polling for Parks: Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park

Sunset over Lake of the Clouds, Porcupine Mountains, photo by John McCormick USA Today is polling their readers to see what they think the 10 best state parks in the nation are. The entry page for the Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park says: The Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, or the “Porkies” as its known to frequent … Continue reading Polling for Parks: Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park

Overlooked Falls in Porcupine Mountains State Park

fallen tree [Overlooked Falls 2478 2481], photo by Frank Kaelin (aka Fir Dawg) GoWaterfalling’s page on Minor Waterfalls has this to say about Overlooked Falls in Porcupine Mountains State Park: Overlooked Falls is a small falls on the Little Carp River. The scenic falls consists of two drops, each about 5′ in height. This is … Continue reading Overlooked Falls in Porcupine Mountains State Park

Mirror Lake in the Porcupine Mountains

Mirror Lake, photo by deciBelle. Be sure to check this fall photo from Mirror Lake bigger or in Leslie’s Landscape set (slideshow). There’s a nice writeup on the North Mirror Lake Trail on Mike & Aimee’s Favorite Hikes in the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. You can get maps for all the trails on trails.com … Continue reading Mirror Lake in the Porcupine Mountains

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

Mist Woods and Porcupine Mountains terrain

Mist Woods, photo by Kim Nixon Kim says that this photo was taken on the way up the Summit Peak Path in the Porcupine Mountains on October 6th, 2007. She has more photos from (and writing about) the UP on her blog, The Dailies. SuperiorTrails.com says that the view from Summit Peak is the most … Continue reading Mist Woods and Porcupine Mountains terrain

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

Lake of the Clouds in the Porcupine Mountains State Park

Lake of the Clouds by Night, photo by SpringChick. Spring Chick writes: Lake of the Clouds at dusk. I love the mirrored, mystic look to the lake in this photo. I also found it interesting that the sky colored in the east. I could visit this place every day and never tire of it. Porcupine … Continue reading Lake of the Clouds in the Porcupine Mountains State Park

lake of the clouds, porcupine mountains

lake of the clouds, again, photo by Apparat-chik. Sometimes I have to search and search and other times it’s just there. This photo is part of a set that wins “Best Title for October 2006” called If this isn’t “Deliverance,” then it must be Michigan UP. According to his bio, Mike is a brilliant yet … Continue reading lake of the clouds, porcupine mountains