Huron Parkway Bike Ride With Camera

Huron Parkway Bike Ride With Camera

Nature, Photography May 16, 2018

I looked at my watch and realized that it was time to go, 6:05 a.m., so I filled my water bottle, grabbed my camera and hopped on my bike for a short three mile ride to the Huron Parkway. At 50 degrees fahrenheit, the path was quiet this morning, sparse with people exercising early to begin the day. Wishing I had dressed more warmly, I rode to the top of the bridge overlooking the Huron River and faced east to wait for the sun to rise above a tree covered hillside across the water…

Having driven across this bridge many times before, I’d always thought that the location would be conducive for sunrise photography. Finally, I was here, albeit ten minutes early. The photograph featured above is the first picture I took. Here are a few more pictures taken from the bridge:

On my bike again, I rode further along the Huron River through Gallup Park, the most popular recreation area in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Gallup Park in Ann Arbor, Michigan

I stopped at this spot – X – to look back at the bridge on the Huron Parkway (see below). In the distance to the right are the University of Michigan Hospital, and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, respectively.

The Huron Parkway Bridge

I continued on until I could see Concordia University across the river, pictured below with some other photographs which I took along the ride heading home:

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