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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore rocks photo essay

In previous posts about Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, I have concentrated on the other aspects about the park besides the beautiful cliffs. I have posted a fall foliage photo essay, a post highlighting the other features including a lighthouse, forest, and amazing sand dunes, and two posts about the waterfalls.   Related: Pictured Rocks fall […]

Pictured Rocks Grand Portal Point

Pictured Rocks is more than just a lakeshore

Everyone knows about the beautiful cliffs that drop hundreds of feet into Lake Superior in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Everyone also knows these cliffs are multi-hued and extremely photogenic. The park is so well known for this phenomenon that they had the wherewithal to name the park after them. Pictured Rocks is more than a lakeshore […]

Cascade Falls Minnesota

Cascade Falls along the north shore of Lake Superior

Just south of Grand Marais, Minnesota along scenic Highway 61 the Cascade River makes a violent, splashing, scenic meeting with Lake Superior. Before emptying into Gitchee Gumee, the Cascade River plummets through several canyons, exciting and wowing visitors. Cascade River State Park is the scene of these series of waterfalls. There is parking lot along […]