Couple Takes Winter Cross Country Ski To Turnip Rock

Lake Ice with Reeds

A couple takes a photo adventure of cross-country ski hike from Port Austin harbor to Turnip Rock at Pointe Aux Barques.

Taking a five-mile round trip winter trek to the formation is the only way to see Turnip Rock in the winter.

Great Lakes Ice Coverage Drops Over 10%, Currently Stands at 30%

Great Lakes Ice Coverage - Caseville Breakwall

The Detroit Army Corps of Engineers have kept records of ice coverage going back to 1973. The map shows the current extent of the ice cover on the Great Lakes.

We are tracking the Great Lakes Ice Coverage for the Winter of 2021.

The Mystery of Michigan’s St. Joseph Indian Trail

Trail on Isle Royale

The St. Joseph Trail was an ancient major native American route that traversed the southern portion of Michigan—originating near the mouth of the St. Joseph river, it continued eastward terminating near Ann Arbor and connecting with the other major trail systems along the Straights of Detroit.