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St. Joseph Harbor Entrance
Took a long walk on a long pier to get this shot of the inner light of the St. Joseph, Michigan range lights. In the foreground is the beacon marking the southern limit of the entrance to the St. Joseph River and St. Joseph Harbor. Chris and I ventured to the end and climbed up to the base of the beacon (there's a hidden staircase without handrails) to get a great view of the lake and of Silver Beach, the beach to the south of the St. Joseph River.
Silver Beach has soft, powdery sand and not too many rocks - perfect for spending the day in the sand. A children's playground is also on the sand to keep the kids occupied once they're tired of building sandcastles and collecting snail shells.