Wandering Wednesday: Stage Nature Center

This week we manage to wander to Stage Nature Center located in Troy Michigan. Since my last couple of outings weren’t really big on hiking i figured I’d scope out the trail located here. About Trails While the nature center itself has set hours access to the trails are from dawn to dusk every day.Continue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Stage Nature Center”

Wandering Wednesday: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore

Seldom I travel to the west side of my home state. This is more out of practical reasons than anything as you may or may not be aware of is how vast the state of Michigan is, in order to reach my destination which was the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Shoreline in Empire Michigan, IContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore”

Wandering Wednesday: The Rustic Inwood Trails of Stony Creek

This week the location I traveled to is the Inwood Trails which are apart of Stony Creek Metroparks. This section of trails is located in Washington Township Michigan. The Inwood Rustic Trails are one of the many trails you can explore while visiting Stony Creek Metropark. Some would say that this area of the parkContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: The Rustic Inwood Trails of Stony Creek”

Wandering Wednesday: Brandenburg Park

I had every intention of arriving at my destination, this week the Brandenburg Park located in Chesterfield Michigan well before noon to reduce the risk pf running into large crowds of people.  Suffice to say that not only did I not only arrive well after noon, but this 17 acre park that sits off theContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Brandenburg Park”

Monochrome Monday: The Clinton River

The main branch of the river rises from wetlands and cold water tributaries from within Independence, Brandon and Springfield Townships. The Clinton River is 83 miles long and passes through Oakland and Macomb Counties in South East Michigan and empties out into Lake St. Clair located in Harrison Township Michigan. For more information on theContinue reading “Monochrome Monday: The Clinton River”

Wandering Wednesday: Return to the “Secret” Nature Study Area

It’s been a couple of years since I have stepped foot on Macomb Community College’s not so secret Nature Study area that is maintained by the biology department. Since my last visits they have repainted the sign at the beginning of the trail head. You can park rather close to the trail head to althoughContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Return to the “Secret” Nature Study Area”

Monochrome Monday: William Livingstone Memorial Lighthouse

This memorial lighthouse was constructed in 1929 and can be found on Belle Isle in Detroit Michigan on the North East end of the island park. For more information about this historic landmark please visit: https://detroithistorical.org/learn/encyclopedia-of-detroit/livingstone-memorial-lighthouse

Wandering Wednesday: Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve

This hidden gem is located in Southfield Michigan and boast 42 acres of nature for the whole family to enjoy. The trail itself is about a mile long through a mostly wooded area though a portion of the trail passes by Carpenter Lake. Fishing is allowed for those anglers who have the patience. Another featureContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve”

Wandering Wednesday: The Boardwalk at Lake St.Clair Metro Park

If you’ve noticed that i haven’t been going outside these last couple of weeks due to the winter chill but fortunately over the weekend we had a day where the weather was quite nice and over 50 degrees ( whatever Celsius). However, due to the sudden shift in the weather it made for a ratherContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: The Boardwalk at Lake St.Clair Metro Park”