The 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Adventures

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Pictographs from the Past

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

I drove the northern edge of Lake Superior on my way to catch the ferry to Isle Royale this May. 
Ontario's side of Lake Superior is rocky and wild.
I took some short hikes to explore.

Lake Superior Provincial Park protects almost 600 square miles on the eastern edge of the lake.

Rock wall rises

This park has some art from the Ojibwe people on a rock wall [Agawa Rock] along the lake edge.

Pictographs from the past

Some faded pictographs

Some video from this site (above).

Interpretive sign showing all pictographs

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