A Guide to 199 Michigan Waterfalls

A Traveller's Guide to 199 Michigan Waterfalls is a must-have resource for visitors and includes maps, descriptions, pictures, history, and directions for getting to the waterfalls.  The 30th Anniversary Edition has a new introduction by the author as well as several new waterfalls to visit.  For over 30 years, it has been the go-to guidebook for nature enthusiasts, who appreciate the concise directions to each falls.

Laurie Penrose

Laurie Penrose was born in Lansing, Michigan, and lives in West Branch.  The Penrose family has a deep love for the Great Lakes, and they worked together on this volume as well as several others.  Laurie's parents, Bill and Ruth, are avid outdoor photographers, and are responsible for the photographs in this book as well as three other Penrose family books.  Her brother Bill brings his attention to detail as he creates the maps found throughout all their guidebooks.

Marketing & Publicity
  • Prominent placement on Thunder Bay Press website and social media
  • Authors will give radio interviews in Michigan to promote the book during the spring
  • Authors are attending the annual Lighthouse Festival in Alpena for book signings