Waterfall Wednesday: Fall at Interstate Falls

Interstate Falls, photo by Tom Mortenson GoWaterfalling’s entry for Interstate Falls/Peterson Falls says (in part): This waterfall is located on the Montreal River just a few miles upstream of Saxon Falls. The Montreal River forms part of the border between Michigan and Wisconsin so the falls is technically in both states, and can be visited … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Fall at Interstate Falls

Waterfall Wednesday: Quartzite Falls on the Slate River

Quartzite Falls on the Slate River, photo by Amie Lucas Waterfalls of the Keewenaw’s page on Quartzite Falls says: Quartzite Falls is a perfect little waterfall high above the rugged gorge on Slate River. The river drops in a sudden crescent onto a large, flat slide of slate before flowing into a deep pool surrounded by … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Quartzite Falls on the Slate River

Waterfall Wednesday: Catching Fire at O Kun de Kun Falls

O Kun de Kun Falls, photo by Tom Mortenson GoWaterfalling’s page on the O Kun de Kun Falls says in part: O Kun de Kun Falls is one of the largest of the waterfalls in Ontanagon county. It is not as large as Bond Falls or Agate Falls, but it is just as scenic and far wilder. … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Catching Fire at O Kun de Kun Falls

Waterfall Wednesday: Spray Falls

Spray Falls, photo by David Juckett Go Waterfalling’s page on Spray Falls begins: Spray Falls is the remotest, and perhaps the most impressive of the several waterfalls in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The 70′ waterfall plunges over the cliffs at Pictured Rocks and lands directly in Lake Superior. The falls is right on the edge … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Spray Falls

Waterfall Wednesday: Gabbro Falls

Gabbro Falls, photo by Eric Hackney Photography In addition to stalking the Petit Portal, it appears I am stalking Eric Hackney as well. GoWaterfalling’s page on Gabbro Falls begins: 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 … Continue reading Waterfall Wednesday: Gabbro Falls

Tahquamenon Falls Thursday

Tahquamenon Falls, photo by Charles Bohnam The Tahquamenon Falls State Park page says: Tahquamenon Falls State Park encompasses close to 50,000 acres stretching over 13 miles. Most of this is undeveloped woodland without roads, buildings or power lines. The centerpiece of the park, and the very reason for its existence, is the Tahquamenon River with its … Continue reading Tahquamenon Falls Thursday

Bond Falls in Autumn

Bond Falls in Autumn, photo by Tom Mortenson Here’s the latest cover photo for Michigan in Pictures, one of many in the Michigan Cover Photos group on Flickr! It’s from early October of 2013, and while it looks like our color season could be pretty darned good, it’s probably a little late this year. Via the … Continue reading Bond Falls in Autumn

Kingfisher Friday: The Belted Kingfisher

Kingfisher Silhouette HD Wallpaper, photo by John Britt All about Birds says that the Belted Kingfisher is: A common waterside resident throughout North America, the Belted Kingfisher is often seen hovering before it plunges headfirst into water to catch a fish. It frequently announces its presence by its loud rattling cry. It breeds along streams, … Continue reading Kingfisher Friday: The Belted Kingfisher

Fall Color at Upper Tahquamenon Falls

Upper Tahquamenon Falls, photo by Ashley Williams If you’re wondering what fall color looks like in the northeastern Upper Peninsula, wonder no more! Ashley took this shot at Michigan’s largest waterfall, the Tahquamenon Falls last week. As you can see, it’s shaping up nicely. If you’re wondering about statewide color, the Freep shared a NASA photo of … Continue reading Fall Color at Upper Tahquamenon Falls

Into the Icy Void at the Eben Ice Caves

Into the icy void, photo by Anapko. I know that winter is here when the searchers start showing up – 50 or 100 or more each day – for the Eben Ice Caves. In our first post on the Eben ice caves, Northern Michigan University professor Dr. John Anderton (who I got to know by … Continue reading Into the Icy Void at the Eben Ice Caves