North Bar Lake by Jeff Dehmel

Making of a Lake: North Bar edition

The name describes how the lake formed: it is ponded behind a sand bar. At times, the sand bar builds up and separates North Bar Lake from Lake Michigan. At other times, a small connecting channel exists between the two lakes.
North Bar Lake, Empire & Lake MI by Charles Bonham

Happy 52nd Birthday to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore!

On October 21st, 1970 the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore became the third US National Lakeshore. Here's hoping you get to spend some time with the Lakeshore soon!
Peace Before The War by Mark Miller

Opening Day 2021

Firearm deer hunting season opens today & continues through November 30th & you'll definitely want to be aware of the areas the Leelanau Conservancy & Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore!
These are the Rules of Our Town by Mark Smith

These are the Rules

Mark reminds us that the sign on the bridge across the Narrows in Lake Leelanau makes the rules of Lake Leelanau clear.
Perseverance by Mark Smith

Perseverance: Leelanau Surf Season Ramps Up!

Mark got a great shot of this intrepid surfer yesterday at Van's Beach in Leland. While most sensible folk want nothing to do with Lake Michigan after September, surfers are clearly a different breed!
Shalda Creek Colors by Eric Raymond

TBT: Fall Color at Shalda Creek

Here's a simply stunning shot of fall color along Shalda Creek in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore from October 28th way back in 2011!! 
Pierce Stocking Covered Bridge by Michigan Nut Photography

Golden Glory at the Pierce Stocking Covered Bridge

The covered bridge was one of the picturesque details that Pierce Stocking included in the Scenic Drive.
Fall for Leelanau Leelanau Conservancy

Fall for Leelanau with the Leelanau Conservancy

Check out highlights from Fall for Leelanau which takes place all week long!
Provemont Pond by Mark Smith

Autumn Reflections at Provemont Pond

Mark got an awesome shot of Provemont Pond near Lake Leelanau from earlier in October. Click through for more about this hidden gem!
Tunnel of Trees by Mark Smith

Driving into fall color along M-22

Here's a great shot from Mark showing the current state of color on M-22 a little ways south of Leland. This weekend will be amazing for fall color so get yourself up or out to Leelanau!
M22 Art2Art Show

M22 Art2Art Fall Art Tour - October 8 & 9

The M22 Art2Art Tour features furniture, sculpture, painting & fiber arts shows at four venues along M-22!
Sleeping Bear Bay from the Alligator Hill Viewpoint by Mike Carey

Sleeping Bear Bay from Alligator Hill

Mike got a fantastic shot from the Alligator Hill Trail in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.