The 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Adventures

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Great Lakes Walk Anniversary

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

This month marks the anniversary of the completion of my second Great Lakes Adventure.
On October 20, 2012, I completed a 1,000-mile hike that allowed me to explore all five 
Great Lakes.

Hiking along Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Lake Michigan

Relive some of my favorite moments with me:

Hiking into Toronto along Lake Ontario

Kettle formation near Lake Ontario

Hiking Lake Erie

Pictured Rocks on the edge of Lake Superior

Lake Superior

Clouds mimic wild Lake Huron


Laurel Sphinx moth

Blue Water Bridge

Hiking, hiking, hiking

40-mile point lighthouse along Lake Huron

At the Calcite limestone mine on the edge of Lake Huron

Finale at Niagara Falls

What an amazing adventure!
I am still captivated by these vast inland seas.

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