Page 3 of Awesome Summer of '08 Waterfall Hiking Stories

Even more flowers of Tioga

Getting Hurt at Alberta

Huge storms over Baraga County dump inches of rain into the local creeks and rivers, but an injury keeps Jacob's visits limited.

  • Canyon River Falls
  • Plumbago Falls
  • Tioga Falls
  • Tioga Park Falls
Makeshift bridge over Silver River

Retreat from Harley Falls

Ignoring the thunderstorm warnings Jacob heads out to the Herman area to find some waterfalls and is forced to make a hasty retreat.

  • Harley Falls
Steep ruts in the woods

Failures at Vista and Onion

Jacob heads south to the Ottawa National Forest to find two lesser known waterfalls and finds only muddy creeks and black flies.

  • Onion Falls
  • Vista Falls
Curious Logan along the rocks

Exploring the Northern Keweenaw

On a windy Saturday Katie, Jacob, and Logan head north to the Keweenaw to visit waterfalls and tourist destinations alike.

  • Eagle River Falls
  • Jacob's Falls
  • Manganese Falls
  • Silver Creek Falls
  • Silver River Falls
  • Ten Foot Falls
Mist over the Gratiot River valley

Foggy Gratiot and a Forbidden Spot

A cold, wet fog envelops the Houghton area as Jacob heads north to Gratiot River and Douglass Houghton Falls and some epic sights.

  • Douglass Houghton Falls
  • Gratiot River Falls
  • Conglomerate Falls
Forlorn equipment left on Hazel Swamp Road

Falling Short at Otter Falls

Hoping for another lucky break, Jacob heads south to the Alston area to find some of southern Houghton County's lesser known drops.

  • Otter Falls
Far away lower drop

Tahquamenon Falls in July

Sunburned and tired, Katie and Jacob make a quick stop at the Tahquamenon Falls after a long camping trip over the Fourth of July.

  • Lower Tahquamenon Falls
  • Tahquamenon Falls
One last look back at Quincy Mill

Mont Ripley and Quincy Mill Ruins

Only a short distance north of Houghton, Ripley and Quincy Falls make appealing targets for Katie and Jacob on a muggy summer afternoon.

  • Quincy Falls
  • Ripley Falls
Looking down from the tall, sandy bank

Late Evening Hiking at Nisula

A late afternoon trip to Nisula takes Jacob to a few overgrown and mossy drops on the West Branch Sturgeon River under a setting sun.

  • Hogger Falls
  • West Branch Sturgeon Falls
Highway over the river

The Long Way to Twin Lakes

Hoping to continue momentum Jacob and Katie loop around Baraga and Houghton County, finding plenty of waterfalls and even more black flies.

  • Dault's Falls
  • Ogemaw Falls
  • Tibbet's Falls
  • Lower Dam Falls
  • Jumbo Falls
  • Agate Falls
  • Konteko Falls
  • O Kun De Kun Falls
  • Wyandotte Falls

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