Tag: hiking

Summer Adventure #12: Canyon Falls

Author: Erin Lempkowski August 22, 2021 In Blog Comments (0)
Only in the UP….  Only in the UP will you find such an impressive waterfall that is so easily visited as an offshoot of a roadside park! The “Grand Canyon of Michigan,” Canyon Falls will not disappoint. The main falls […]

Summer Adventure #11: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Author: Erin Lempkowski August 15, 2021 In Blog Comments (1)
Lake of the Clouds at sunset
It seems to me that it is easy to daydream about vacations in far off places, while overlooking local opportunities for adventure. Did you know we have one of the largest designated wilderness areas in the entire Midwest right here […]

Summer Adventure #8: Point Abbaye

Author: Erin Lempkowski July 25, 2021 In Blog Comments (1)
A view of a rocky shoreline overlooking Lake Superior
This week, we head off the beaten path to Point Abbaye. The Abbaye Peninsula borders the eastern side of Keweenaw Bay, jutting into Lake Superior like a miniature Keweenaw Peninsula. The Point Abbaye Nature Area is a remote destination, and […]

Summer Adventures in the Keweenaw

Author: Erin Lempkowski June 7, 2021 In Blog Comments (3)
O Kun de Kun Falls as viewed from the south bank.
This summer, we are taking a break from the monthly theme and activity resources. Instead, each week we will highlight a free or low-cost local attraction, hike, or event recommended by Kaleidoscope staff members. Whether you are new to the […]