Sunday was a beautiful evening to take a new adventure. We picked Levi up and headed to Observatory Hill which is the highest point in Marquette County.

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The hill is a close drive so we arrived pretty quickly and started on our way.

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Levi carried a homemade pack on his back with my purse and our water bottles. He did well with it being his first time carring a load on his back.

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I had to snap my usual start of the hike photo with the park sign.

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We started upward and I was amazed at the amount of wild flowers that surrounded us.

 

I stopped to take a photo with Levi.

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It was a sweet walk through this field of flowers until we reached the woods.

 

We started up the wooded trail which is very rutty and narrow.

 

It is a nice shady walk and we enjoyed the sights and sounds on the way up. Felix walked with Milo, our Boston/Rat Terrier mix. He lost his back leg after being hit by a car but he sure gets around well on those three legs.

 

Levi was very interested in the sights along the way.

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At last we are at the top and what a view from up here.

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More of Felix’s antics.

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Here he is looking at Milo.

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This hike was so worth the effort it took to climb this hill.

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Felix wanted to stay a while but it was time to head back down before the sun really starts to go down.

 

We finally reached the bottom and were ready to head home.

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On the way back we saw some deer and a beautiful sunset.

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God Bless. Thanks for visiting and may you find joy in your journey.

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