I’d like to say I had a great time at Newaygo State park, but that would be an alternate fact. I didn’t have a horrible time, to be sure, but it was far from relaxing. You see, Newaygo State Park is basically one enormous amphitheater crafted by both man and nature (it’s a man made… Continue reading The cacophony that was Newaygo
For centuries, millions of people have asked me “what the hell do you eat when you’re camping, anyway?” Now finally, my secret can be revealed… Here you see the contents of a typical camping food stash. Obviously few can afford such luxuries. Let’s break it down, victual by victual, shall we? Jerked Bleef Trail Mix-a-lot… Continue reading The Camping Gourmet
Heading to Newaygo State Park tomorrow. Everything I need is distilled into four bags. Plus cat, he’s the sherpa. Newaygo State Park is new for me. It isn’t on a Great Lake of any kind, but I scoped it out a couple weeks back and it seems good. I was looking for campgrounds closer to… Continue reading Ready for Newaygo State Park
I know I already posted this on FB but I don’t care. Neither should you, though.
Pros and Cons of Vaseline as a firestarter
While not my first camping trip of the year, this is the first I’m writing about. The campground itself is pretty good all in all. On a scale of 1 to 10 I give it a 7 or 8. It’s fairly “rustic”, with plenty of trees and a good view of the lake from most… Continue reading Leelanau State Park
So far, in all my motorcycle-y travels, Wilderness State Park stands out as the best campground by far. It’s remote. It’s right on Lake Michigan. It’s an official “International Dark Sky” area. And it’s big with plenty of campsites. Wilderness is about 9 miles due west of Mackinaw City. Mackinaw City is a pure tourist… Continue reading Wilderness State Park