Backpackers? Who Needs Their Tourism Dollars?

Well said.

Trail Talk Blog

IsleRoyale4thIn this latest Trail Talk blog we wonder about Glen Arbor’s opposition to a proposed backpacking trail through Sleeping Bear Dunes and why wouldn’t tourism dollars from trail users be welcomed in a tourist town?

Are you beginning to think about this summer’s adventure? If Isle Royale National Park is in the picture don’t forget that publishes Jim DuFresne’s classic Isle Royale National Park: Foot Trails & Water Routes and has it on sale in our e-shop for a special price.

By Jim DuFresne

In 1964 Joe Mack was elected as the state senate who represented most of the Upper Peninsula and in the 1970s emerged as the nemesis of the growing environmental movement in Michigan.

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The Ironwood Democratic hated the thought that on the doorstep of his hometown was the Porcupine Mountains, a wilderness state park full of 300-year-old hemlocks that his logging buddies couldn’t touch…

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About Howard Meyerson

After more than 30 years in the outdoor writing business, you would think I'd know better.
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