Loreen Niewenhuis is an author, adventurer, and Great Lakes speaker. She has completed a trilogy of 1,000-mile adventures exploring the Great Lakes and has written three books about the Great Lakes [A 1,000-Mile Walk on the Beach *a Heartland Indie Bestseller*, A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Walk *winner of the Great Lakes Great Reads Award*, and A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Island Adventure]. To learn more about her work, or to book her as a speaker, go to http://LakeTrek.com
This year I hiked my third Moosewatch Expedition on Isle Royale. This island is actually an island surrounded by hundreds of tiny islands.
The central island is about 45 miles long and 9 miles at the widest point.
Smaller islands hug the coast of Isle Royale or float a little ways offshore.
Here's a glimpse of a few of the islands in this archipelago: