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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…