I’ve mentioned “going off the grid” plenty of times around this place, so I thought I’d show you a little of it. I’m grateful that I have a place where I can escape the rigors of daily life. Get away from the hubbub and stress of work. A place where I can be close to nature, hang out with great friends, and just unwind.
One of the things that makes me smile about this place is that it touts its ten lakes. So….let me show you these lakes.
If you want to see wildlife, this is the place to be. It’s a pretty shallow lake and you can see different types of waterfowl, from Great Blue Herons, to ducks, to egrets. You can see deer wandering the banks. Fox. Raccoons. Skunks (if you’re into that sort of thing). With it’s large grassy fields, and easy sloping lake, it is perfectly geared towards the critters.
If you want to canoe or fish from a boat, this is the place to be. There’s an easy access boat ramp that’s also great for swimming or splashing around with the little ones. There’s a nice dock with a fish cleaning station and a few benches that are perfect for watching the large birds of prey circle, or watching the moon rise or the sun set, or just relaxing in a calm summer breeze.
One of the more scenic lakes. It’s small, so you couldn’t get much more than a paddle board on it, but it’s a pretty little lake and really would be a great place to have a lot if there was any availability.
I’m sorry that I didn’t get a picture of Upper Beaver Lake. I feel like I’ve just left ya’ll hanging. My sister and I came down to this lake one evening to do a little “light painting.” Nice, serene little place.
This is one of the more secluded lakes. When Mark and I first discovered it, it took us forever to remember how to get here. It’s off the beaten path, which is part of its allure for me.
Mark went fishing at this lake and lost his line once. There’s a telephone cable that goes over the top of the lake. He cast off and his line wrapped right around the cable. We looked up and saw the massive knots of fishing line and I said, “I’m guessing you’re not the first one to have this issue.”
This lake sits right on the side of the road that heads up to the ATV trails. I laugh every time I pass it as I ponder how one would ski in it.
Even though I find it ridiculously silly that they claim to have ten lakes (I missed a couple as I was driving around shooting on Saturday morning), I love having a place where I can go to relax.