Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Finding the Bay in Bay City

Silly me...
why would I think Bay City would have a bay? 

Riverwalk Pier, Saginaw River, Bay City, MI
They don't have bay, 
they have a river - the Saginaw River. 

Saginaw Bay, MI
Yes, it's true the river feeds into the bay, 
but that happens north of Bay City. 
So I went north 
and found the bay...
kind of. 

Saginaw Bay, MI
Heading north for as long as I had time for 
- I had a 1pm flight -
 most of the bay front area was privately owned. 
I  could only see the bay from 
Bay City State Recreation Area. 

Tobico Lagoon, Bay City State Recreation Area, MI
Next time I go looking for a bay 
I'll be sure to check out if there really is a bay there first. 

Tobico Marsh, 
And then I left my husband with a muddy rental car 
after driving around the lagoon. 
It's good loves me. 

More images from this set are here.



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9 comments:

  1. I love the grass and grey feel!

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  2. My favorite is the red winged blackbird....so pretty with that gorgeous blue/mauve background.

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  3. My favorite is the red winged blackbird....so pretty with that gorgeous blue/mauve background.

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  4. Nice photos. You manged to bring out the best of what is left of the winter blahs. Spring looks exactly the same here in Southern Ontario.

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  5. i love that Marsh photo. we have condos here named Harbor Bay condos, there is not a harbor any where near and there are many others like that... Dockside comes to mind, nary a dock in site... going over to see the rest of your BAY pics.. the river was beautiful even without the bay

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  6. I like your Red wing Blackbird! I went to Bay City for a wedding once and the weather was so incredible! And I remember the bluest of skies. Also love that last shoreline picture. Love when trees are right up against water like that - kind of like they were running and had to come to a dead stop! = )

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  7. This made me chuckle... the hunt for the bay that does not actually exist.

    Mollyxxx

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  8. You got some great photos of your "bay", it is frustrating some times how you can't get to the water, especially when you don't know the area.

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