Peninsula State Park

2nd Week

We travelled to Northern Wisconsin’s Peninsula State Park second weekend! Peninsula State Park is a beautiful park jutting out into the middle of Lake Michigan, where we spent two days hiking and camping next to the lake.

Huron-Manistee National Forest

4th Week

Fourth weekend, we went backpacking on part of the Manistee River Loop Trail at the Huron-Manistee National Forest in Michigan.

Garden of the Gods

5th Week

Fifth weekend, we spent several days camping and hiking near Garden of the Gods, a large rock formation in Shawnee National Forest. Shawnee National Forest is a large natural preserve taking up much of southern Illinois and a great location for hiking and backpacking trips.

Mammoth Cave

7th Week

We’ll travel to Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave seventh weekend, where we’ll spend two days camping, hiking, and taking tours in the largest cave system in the world.