Hiking to Horseshoe Harbor

Nestled at the tip of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula is the small town of Copper Harbor. Copper Harbor is well known for its stunning vistas, beautiful hiking trails, and wild terrain. Horseshoe Harbor is all of these things accessed by one short hike. The Mary Mcdonald Preserve was originally established in 1982 and since then has grown... Continue Reading →

Trail Running at Fenner Nature Center

Easy Fenner Nature Center is a unique location within the city of Lansing that provides people with the opportunity to experience nature.  This environmental education center contains 134 acres of publicly accessible green space. This includes roughly 4 miles of trails that wind through maple groves and prairie lands. Wildlife is abundant at Fenner. On my... Continue Reading →

Hiking to Hunter’s Point

While not the best views in the area, Hunter’s Point provides a quick stop with some interesting sights. Located just west of Copper Harbor, Hunter’s Point is a 9.4 acre of land that juts out into Lake Superior. It has pebbly beaches (and trails) with some nice views of basalt rock. There are two points... Continue Reading →

Hiking Hogback Mountain

Considered Marquette's second most popular summit, Hogback Mountain's rugged terrain, hemlock forests, and stunning views make this an incredible hike. While the trail is well marked, getting to the summit of Hogback isn't easy. It is a strenuous hike across bare bluffs and up steep mountainside. The first half of the hike is easy and... Continue Reading →

Hike Lansing: Lake Lansing North Park

Finding a great place to hike when you live in Mid-Michigan can be challenging. The terrain is pretty flat and there is city everywhere but places like Lake Lansing Park North provide a break in the mundane. The park contains over 530 acres of natural recreation area, including over 5 miles of trails. That might... Continue Reading →

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