• An ATV rider enjoys one of Marinette's outdoor recreational trails.

    An ATV rider enjoys one of Marinette's outdoor recreational trails.
  • A zipliner soars high above the ground.

    A zipliner soars high above the ground.

Top photo opportunity is...

Our scenic Waterfalls Tour. Marinette County offers 14 exquisite waterfalls that can be viewed throughout three seasons of the year. About half of our waterfalls are located within our county park system with the remaining being located in the Marinette County Forest. The waterfalls are breathtaking and located in serene, natural settings.

Mark these events on your calendar:

  • Caldron Falls Flowage Snowmobile Radar Run & Fish-o-Ree
  • Peshtigo River State Forest Candlelight Ski & Hike
  • Astronomy Night at Harmony Arboretum
  • Froggy Night Hike at Hemlock Curve Nature Trail
  • Spring Wildflower Walk
  • Menominee River Century Bike Ride
  • World Famous Hog Wrestling
  • Annual 100-Miler Sailboat Race
  • Peshtigo Historical Day

Explore your adventurous side

Marinette County supplies thousands of acres of public forest land, hundreds miles of award-winning ATV and snowmobile trails and is also home to the longest stretch of whitewater in the entire Midwest. The "Roaring Rapids" section of the Peshtigo River offers rafting enthusiasts Class III & IV whitewater. Perfect for family vacations, corporate retreats or just having fun, our rafting outfitters provide all the equipment and instruction for you to enjoy a safe whitewater rafting trip down either the Peshtigo or Menominee Rivers.

Small town charm

Our small towns greet visitors with a warm smile and friendly wave. Each town has its own charismatic charm. Find the best fish-fries, homemade pizza and drink specials the county has to offer along with quaint specialty shops and antique stores. Our shopping is diverse from Northwoods decor and antiques, fine apparel, specialty cheeses and fudge to modern malls and franchise stores.

Find fun here...

Whether you prefer human power or horsepower, you'll find something fun to do in Marinette County - the real north! Our outdoor terrain offers a multitude of recreation opportunities. You can fish in the morning, take a hike for a picnic lunch, then canoe down the Peshtigo River Trail in the afternoon. Maybe you prefer a scenic ATV ride or some exercise on your mountain bike? No matter what your pleasure, we have what you crave!