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Fauna (43 images)
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Baraga CountyL'Anse, MIA map and directions to waterfalls and other sites of interest are available at the visitor's center in L'Anse at the corner of US-41 and Broad Street. You need it!
Bond FallsWatersmeet, MIFrom Watersmeet take US 45 north about 10 miles then east (right) on Bond Falls Road to the park.
Brockway Mountain DriveCopper Harbor, MIEnter this seasonal road between Eagle Harbor and Copper Harbor from MI 26
Eagle Harbor LighthouseEagle Harbor, MIAlong MI highway 26
Hanka HomesteadBaraga, MIFrom Baraga go north on US-41 about 10 miles then left on Arnheim about 6 to south on Tower. Watch for the signs.
Keweenaw PeninsulaBaraga and Ontonagon, MINorth from Baraga on US 41 and other roads to stay near the shore. North of Ontonagon on MI 26 to stay near the shore.
Montreal River FallsCopper Harbor, MIFrom Copper Harbor take US 41 south to left on Lac La Belle RD. Then left on Smith's Fishery Road. Park along fence. Walk to road's end and take foot trail 1.2 miles to fhe falls.
Nestoria Herman RoadL'Anse, MIFrom Broad Street in L'Anse go about 2 miles south on US-41 then left on Herman Road. In Herman it turns to dirt and becomes the Nestoria-Herman Road
Ottawa National Forest Sylvania WildernessWatersmeet, MIFrom Watersmeet go west on US 2 then south on Thousand Iland Lakes past Crooked Lake Rd to the signed entrance to Sylvania
Piers GorgeNorway, MIAlong the Menominee River about 1.5 miles south of Norway, MI and just north of the WI border on US 8. On left side going north.
Porcupine Mountains - Beaver Creek TrailOntonagon, MIWest on MI 107 to the park.
Porcupine Mountains - Big Carp RiverOntonagon, MIWest on MI 107 to park.
Porcupine Mountains - Escarpment TrailOntonagon, MIWest on MI 107 to park.
Porcupine Mountains - Lake of the CloudsOntonagon, MIWest on MI 107 to park.
Porcupine Mountains - Lake Superior TrailOntonagon, MIWest on MI 107 to park.
Porcupine Mountains - Presque IsleOntonagon, MIWest on MI 107 to park then South Boundary Road west to the river. Alternatively from Wakefield, MI take MI 28 east then CR 519 north to the park.
Porcupine Mountains - Summit PeakOntonagon, MIWest on MI 107 to park.
Seney National Wildlife RefugeSeney, MIFrom the intersection of MI 28 and MI 77, go south on 77 six miles to the preserve entrance.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National LakeshoreEmpire, MIThe park stretches about 25 miles north to south along the Lake Michigan shore. The visitor center is in Empire, which is about 20 miles west of Traverse City on MI-72.
Algonquin Provincial Park, Achray AreaPembroke, ONNorth on 17, South on PR 26, West on PR 28, west on park road to campground
Amnicon Falls State ParkSuperior, WIAbout 10 miles south of Superior along US 2.
Bearskin State TrailMinocqua, WIThe trail head is near the parking lots at the west end of Front Street which is off of US 51.
Camp Lake and Pines SNAMicocqua, WII simply entered Camp Lake and Pines into Google Maps and followed the GPS. I explored the bog on the south side of the road at 46.002286, 89.717179
Chippewa Trail State Natural AreaWoodruff, WIFrom the junction of US 51 and WI 70 in Woodruff go west on WI 70 15.3 miles and look for Chippewa Trail on the right. Park along athe road.
Copper Falls State ParkMellen, WI Take State Highway 13 to the north side of Mellen and turn (northeast) on State Highway 169. Go about 1.8 miles to the park entrance.
Doering Woods State Natural AreaWoodruff, WIGoogle maps will take you to a small parking area and trail on the south side. Alternatively follow the directions on the WDNR website to access the north side.
Ellison Bluffs Door County ParkEllison Bay, WIFrom Ellison Bay south on WI 42 about 1 mile to Porcupine Bay Road, then Ellison Bluff Road north to the park.
Grandma Lake Wetlands SNALong Lake (Florence), WIFrom Florence go west on 70 then south on 139 to Long Lake. Take Halsey Lk Rd (2156) around Halsey to Grandma Lk Rd (2158). Go 2.4 miles and look for unmarked track on right.
Johnson Lake Barrens State Natural AreaBoulder Junction, WIGoogle Maps will take you via some 4-wheel logging roads to near Siphon Creek south of Johnson Lake. WDNR directions will take you to the northern edge.
Necedah NWRTomah, WIEast on 21, then N on 173. East on CR H at Mather.
Newport State ParkEllison Bay, WIGo west on WI 42, then south on Newport Drive
Nicolet National Forest Bell LakeFlorence, WIIn Federal Whisker Lake Wilderness. Walk in from Edith Lake.
Nicolet National Forest Edith LakeFlorence, WIFrom Florence take US 2 west then left (west) on 1st Crossing then west on Edith Lake Road to the end.
Nicolet National Forest Lost LakeFlorence, WIFrom Florence west on 70, south on 2450 then 2156 past Chipmunk Rapids
Nicolet National Forest Perch LakeFlorence, WIFrom Florence, go west on WI 70 approximately 11 miles, then north on forest road 2150 to the trailhead.
Patterson Hemlocks State Natural AreaWoodruff, WIFrom Woodruff go 13.1 miles west on WI 70, turn south (left) on West Clear Lake Road and go 1 mile. Park along the road. Alternatively use Google Maps which is accurate.
Pattison State ParkSuperior, WIAlong WI 35 about 10 miles south of Superior
Peninsula State ParkFish Creek, WIPark entrance is along WI 42 in the town of Fish Creek.
Pickerel Lake, Brule RiverFlorence, WI(Privately owned)
Shadow (Boot) LakeFlorence, WI(Privately owned)
Shishebogama Lake and WetlandsMinocqua, WIBog is adjacent to stream accessed from WI 70. Additional bog is along the south shore in Lakeland Village.
Spread Eagle Barrens SNAFlorence, WIFrom Florence take US 2 east to Cnty NN turn right (south) to Old 69 turn left (east) about five miles to Anna Lake Road turn right (south) continue about 1 1/2 miles to the DNR sign on the right.
The Ridges SanctuaryBaileys Harbor, WITake WI 57 North. Take 1st right north of Baileys Harbor, Ridges Rd., or 2nd right County Q. Perserve lies between the two.
Toft Point SNABailey's Harbor, WIFrom Bailey's Harbor go east on Ridges Road about 1.3 miles. Look for small entrance road on the left.
Toy Lake Swamp SNAManitowish Waters, WIFrom the intersection of Highway 51 and County W, go north on W 0.9 miles, then west on Tower Road 1 miles, then north on Circle Lily Road nearly 1 mile to a boat access. Park and walk north into the site.
Upper Kaubashine Creek SNAHazelhurst, WIFrom US 51 and Oneida in Hazelhurst go west on Oneida 0.3 miles, then south 2.9 miles on Cedar Falls Rd. Park and walk in on an old logging Rd north 0.5 miles then west through the forest about 0.25 miles. Access is difficult because of slash!
Whitefish Dunes State ParkJacksonport, WIFrom the south (Institute) go north on WI 57 then west on County WD to the park.
Willow River State ParkHudson, WIGo north on US 12 and continue north on County U and County A to the marked state park entrance.