I’ve spent many days over the last few months exploring the trails at Saugatuck State Park, mostly kicking myself for not discovering the wide-ranging beauty of this lakeshore park earlier. One of my November hikes was on a cold windy day after a couple days of rain, which meant that much of the beach was free of footprints and primed for photography. The strong wind grabbed leaves and dragged them across the sand, leaving some interesting lines and patterns along the shore. I began my trek on the outer portion of North Trail, coming across some vibrant green mosses scattered on a sandy hillside.
On another cold morning, we awoke to fog advisories and a southern wind, so I grabbed my camera and once again headed up the North Trail. Reaching the beach, I headed all the way to the south end of the park and headed back along the southernmost part of South Trail as the fog burned off.
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