Pemene Falls

Pemene Falls - View from above on hiking trail

Continuing along the Menominee River in White Pine Haven, Wisconsin my next stop at Pemene Falls carried me into Faithorn Township, Michigan as the best access point.  From the parking area it’s only a short walk to the falls down a dirt path.  Lots of rapids upstream and downstream. From above the falls looking down it’s … Read more Pemene Falls

Menominee River State Recreation Area

Piers Gorge – Mishicot Falls

Today’s main attraction is a 2-for-1 waterfall experience at the Menominee River State Recreation Area (also called Piers Gorge) from the Norway, Michigan side.  The river separates Wisconsin and Michigan‘s Upper Peninsula, and while you can access from the Wisconsin side it is much more difficult with obstructed views.  Enough with the words – let’s … Read more Menominee River State Recreation Area

Superior Falls

Superior Falls - Front view of the falls

Not far from Saxon Falls is another waterfall that many of the locals suggest visiting.  Also located on the Montreal River at the point it flows into Lake Superior is the aptly named Superior Falls.  I wasn’t aware at the time you could view the falls from above, so my trip details hiking to the … Read more Superior Falls

Saxon Falls

Saxon Falls - View from trail endpoint

Heading farther north and closer to the city of Hurley, Wisconsin I found myself at a hydro-power dam that I thought was a waterfall.  Thankfully one of the trail signs cleared up my mistake and confirmed I was near Saxon Falls.  Pipes leading from the hydro dam cross the Montreal River into Michigan and eventually meet … Read more Saxon Falls

2013 Detroit, MI Vacation

My friend Joe and I decided to spend Turkey Day on the road this year, and what better place to go than sunny Detroit, MI!  Well, we didn’t go for the weather.  Instead the main goal was to catch both a Redwings and Packers game in 2 days time.  Drove out to decent weather, but … Read more 2013 Detroit, MI Vacation

2009 Michigan Upper Peninsula Vacation

Here are some old photos from 2009 & possibly 2010 of my trip to the Michigan Upper Peninsula, specifically Munising and a few in Marquette.  Will add more details later as they come back to my memory.  Enjoy! Alger Falls Horseshoe Falls Tannery Falls Unknown Huge Wooden Playground Miners Falls Miners Castle Pictured Rocks National … Read more 2009 Michigan Upper Peninsula Vacation