Laurentian Divide Lookout, Gunflint Trail, Cook County, Minnesota
Back from travelin' in the north country fair, where the winds hit heavy on the borderline. In spite of Dylan’s foreboding lyric, the weather there was glorious, perfect for hiking on the myriad trails and byways in Minnesota’s Arrowhead region:
While we didn't encounter any wildlife bigger than the Blue and Gray Jays that came to our cabin for handouts, there were plenty of moose tracks, as well as the “calling cards” left on the side of the trash bins by the neighborhood bears:
There were still a few fishermen plying their craft on the chilly waters:
And forests full of fungi:
We did manage to catch a little local nightlife at the Trail Center:
And I even caught a glimpse of the rare
No birds in his beard, however!