Barton Nature Area

Authors Note: Photos were originally captured in May 2021 The Barton nature Area is a 98 acre park located along the Huron River in Ann Arbor Michigan. The area is known for the Barton Dam. Why then did i not include a picture of the Dam? Well in truth I’m just using it as anContinue reading “Barton Nature Area”

Adventures in Stony Creek: The Osprey Trail

The weather was so nice and sunny yesterday and I knew that if i did not head out to go hiking at that moment, I’d regret it later. So why take the chance? The Osprey trail of Stony Creek is about a 2 mile hike that loops around the western portion of Stony Creek Lake.Continue reading “Adventures in Stony Creek: The Osprey Trail”

The “Secret” Nature Study Area

I guess it’s not really much of a secret if there’s a giant sign pointing the place out. Anyways, nothing like a weekend hike after a stressful work week! My latest excursion was to the Nature Study Area of Macomb Community College Center Campus which is located in the city of Clinton Township Michigan. SinceContinue reading “The “Secret” Nature Study Area”

Don Green Way Nature Trail

Update: I finally got around to whom exactly Do Green is. Or I guess i should say was, as he past away back in August 2019. Evidently he was active with the Clinton Township Historical Society and did research with regards to the canal. You can read his obituary here: https://www.vickfuneralhome.com/obituary/donald-green Author’s Note: I’m notContinue reading “Don Green Way Nature Trail”

A Weekend at The Clinton River Park Main Trail

This is one of those places that I continue to come back to because of how local it is but it’s also an area where I spent a good portion of my youth. So writing about this is giving me all the feels right now. Located in Sterling Heights Michigan this trail is approximately 4.5Continue reading “A Weekend at The Clinton River Park Main Trail”

Excursion to River Bends Park

River Bends park is located in the city of Shelby Township Michigan. The park encompasses about 850 acres of land. It’s a fairly big park. What sets this area apart from the other parks in the area is this place is free to visit unlike the metro parks that I featured in other posts onContinue reading “Excursion to River Bends Park”

Adventures in Stony Creek: Inwood Trail

I’ve been visiting this park often throughout all of my life but for this but was the first time I ventured onto the Inwood Trail. Why did I wait so long? Well up until a few weeks ago I had no idea that it existed! The Inwood Trail is apart of the Stony Creek Metropark.Continue reading “Adventures in Stony Creek: Inwood Trail”

Adventures at Stony Creek: East Lake Trails

Note: The Nature Trail of Stony Creek is one of several trails that run through the Stony Creek Metro Park. No doubt I will at some point feature all the nature areas that this park has to offer. And trust me this park has a lot of stuff to offer! Anyways the route i’m featuringContinue reading “Adventures at Stony Creek: East Lake Trails”