on Higgins Lake — our 3-hour tour

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Terry’s brother, Dan, offered to take us out on Higgins Lake one gorgeous day in September. Dan towed his boat all the way from Texas to tour the lakes up here in Michigan!

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Of course, the Great Lakes are spectacular, but Higgins Lake is the most beautiful lake I have ever seen. So many different colors and depths.

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Those are Rebecca’s feet danging from the upper deck. Although air temps were warm (in the mid 70s), water temp was only 62*. A bit too chilly to jump off into the water:)

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What a vibrant green!

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Dan was amazed at the clarity, explaining that lakes in Texas are typically murky.

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Tree colors, especially at the north end of the lake, were gorgeous. Unusual to experience such a warm day with those autumn leaves.

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Captain Dan gave Christian a chance to drive the boat.

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A loon?

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Thank you, Captain Dan! Have a safe trip back to Texas!

Come back next year, so we can go again, please?!?

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South Higgins Lake State Park

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2 thoughts on “on Higgins Lake — our 3-hour tour

  1. Kristine says:

    Gorgeous, and it looks warmer there than it’s been here!

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