Category Archive: waterfalls

Copper Peak Ski Flying Hill and Black River Falls, Ottawa National Forest

Crossing back into the upper peninsula of Michigan we made our first stop to visit our friends Teri and Grey whom we met hiking Sleeping Giant. They had had many excellent suggestions for… Continue reading

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, the Briefest Possible Stop at Gooseberry Falls State Park, Two Harbors, and Canal Park in Duluth

The picturesque, octagonal-towered Split Rock Lighthouse, was built after the disastrous November 1905 storm that claimed eleven lives and nine ships on the relatively small Lake Superior coastline of Minnesota, one of which… Continue reading

Tettegouche State Park, Minnesota

Tettegouche was another fantastic state park on Minnesota’s North Shore. Centered around where the Baptism River meets the lake, the park features unique stretches of shore line where volcanic pink rhyolite cliffs abruptly… Continue reading

Temperance River State Park, Minnesota

It was cloudy and drizzly again when we arrived at Temperance River State Park but the rain cleared out pretty quickly as we started our hike up the Gorge Trail. We began from… Continue reading

Cascade River State Park and Sweethearts Bluff Nature Area, Grand Marais

Our second day in Grand Marais we took a run ten miles south on Highway 61 to see Cascade River State Park in the morning, timing our visit between rain showers. We walked… Continue reading

Grand Portage State Park, Grand Portage National Monument, and Judge C.R. Magney State Park, Minnesota

After crossing the border from Ontario into Minnesota we made a few brief stops along Highway 61, hiked some short trails at two state parks and a national monument, and caught some great… Continue reading

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park and Mount McKay

Kakabeka Falls are massive. Dropping 130 feet, The Kaminiquistia River barrels over the Precambrian chert caprock and down the gorge at an average rate of 1,800 cubic feet per second here, eroding the… Continue reading

Nipigon River Trail and Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park

The Nipigon River Trail is a 17km out and back that follows the river from the town of Nipigon until it flows into Lake Superior at the town of Red Rock. We began… Continue reading

Rainbow Falls Provincial Park, Ontario

Walking from the campground on our way to the beginning of the waterfall trail we decided to hike the 1.5km Superior Trail that claimed views of Lake Superior. The trail was fairly direct… Continue reading

Casque Isles Trail, Aguasabon Falls, and Schreiber Beach

Leaving Neys we continued west, making brief stops along the way to check out rivers, bridges, and a large gorge with a phenomenal waterfall – Aguasabon Falls. We stopped at Schreiber to hike… Continue reading