Back Dunes and the Great Lakes
For thousands of years wind and waves have shaped the unique dunes on Lake Michigan's west shore resulting in a special place which entrances many with it beauty. Sunny sand and water, dark hemlocks, screaming gulls all highlight this wonderful place.
|May trilliums are a sure sign of spring!|
|Milkweeds (Here, Asclepias incarnata) are common just inland of Lake Michigan behind sheltering dunes|
|Hairy Puccoons (Lithospermum croceum) in dunes near Stony Lake, Michigan|
|Hemlocks, Beach, and Red Oaks create a dark environment from which you emerge on to the startling brightness of the beach. Here, Lake Superior along the North Country Trail, Luce County.|
|Wild Raspberries, Sleeping Bear Dunes|