A peninsula near the mouth of Ruddiman Creek shows off the fall colors.
The Mid-Michigan Rail Bridge just east of the causeway.
This is a good destination for an short hike. Simply park at the Log Booming Circle and follow the tracks towards the river. It’s a lot of fun and a great place to shoot sunrise pix.
If you’re feeling adventurous, as you head back towards Cobb, take a left at the old gazebo. It’s the beginning of a long trail into the river delta. It’s a bit rough but very beautiful.
By late August, activity in this basketball sized nest had receded enough to brave a close up.
The Muskegon River’s North Branch on the morning of August 15, 2016.