Summer to Fall

Looking Out, photo by Peter Tinetti What a perfect photo from the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore for the last day of summer as we prepare to make the leap into autumn tomorrow. View this photo background bigtacular and see more in Peter’s slideshow. There’s more Pictured Rocks and more Fall wallpaper on Michigan in Pictures!

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

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

Fall color on Grand Sable Lake

Fall Colors On Grand Sable Lake, photo by Gary McCormick Gary took this back in September at Grand Sable Lake in the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Get it background bigtacular and see more in his Grand Marais, MI slideshow. More Fall wallpaper & more Pictured Rocks on Michigan in Pictures.

Fall Chickadee

Fall Chickadee, photo by kdclarkfarm1 The UM Animal Diversity Web’s entry for Parus atricapillus (black-capped chickadee) says in part: Black-capped chickadees prefer deciduous woodlands, open woods and parks, cottonwood groves, and willow thickets. They are most commonly seen near edges of wooded areas. They are a frequent visitor to backyard feeders. Black-capped chickadees nest in cavities, … Continue reading Fall Chickadee

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

Fall Transition

Fall Transition, photo by Terry Clark The autumnal equinox happened last night at 10:29 PM, so today will our the first full day of fall. Here’s hoping this will be a warm & wonderful autumn for Michigan! View Terry’s photo background big and see more of his fall photos. Get your computer background updated for the … Continue reading Fall Transition

Miles of Fall Color from Landslide Overlook

Landslide Overlook 2, photo by LindaB. Fall is a time for exploration and seeing new sights. In precisely that spirit of adventure, Linda writes: Just by looking at the map I said ‘lets take this dirt road and see what color we find.’ I didn’t know it was a seasonal road until we turned onto … Continue reading Miles of Fall Color from Landslide Overlook