The first state we checked off on Claudia's 50 by 50 list in August of 2006 was Michigan where we visited Isle Royale National Park, where I had spent the summer between college and graduate school.
The Ranger IIIEnjoying the Calm of the Portage CanalRock Harbor LighthouseView from Rock Harbor Lodge DeckMoonlight Cruise of the M.V. SandyRock Harbor Lodge Boat DockThe Ranger III in Rock HarborAmerican Black DuckStoll TrailHiking at Scoville PointBoreal Chorus FrogBalsam Fir and BunchberryRed SquirrelRed BainberryThimbleberryBig Leaf AsterTobin HarborBluebell (Harebell)Blue Bead LilyButterwort