Tucked away in northeastern Wisconsin, Marinette County is home to over 230,000 acres of county forest, 444 lakes, and 920 miles of rivers and streams, so there is endless opportunity for outdoor excitement. Pair that with an abundance of rushing and enchanting waterfalls along the Pike, Thunder, Peshtigo, and Menominee Rivers and you’ve got tons of places to explore. So lace up those hiking shoes, grab the camera and set out to explore these waterfall tours, conveniently split into 4 easy to tackle tracks by Marinette County.
Enchanted Trails Tour
Discover the enchantment of these three scenic waterfalls, featuring picturesque bridges, trails and even islands at McClintock Rapids!
- Veteran’s Falls at Veteran’s Falls Memorial Park
- McClintock Rapids at McClintock County Park
- Strong Falls at Goodman County Park
Hidden Falls Tour
A “must see,” this tour is an easy way to check out a number of different falls all in the same area. Explore along the winding trails and be sure to keep an eye out for the variety of birds and other small wildlife in the area!
- Four Foot Falls in the Marinette County Forest
- Eighteen Foot Falls in the Marinette County Forest
- Twelve Foot Falls at Twelve Foot Falls County Park
- Eight Foot Falls at Twelve Foot Falls County Park
Rocky Trails Tour
Named for its challenging hills and scenic overlooks, this tour is not for the faint of heart! Fantastic views of Smalley Falls can be had from the hilly trail leading there, while Long Slide Falls drops through 50 feet of distinctive rock structures, making the hike worthwhile.
Log Jam Legends Tour
There is a history of logging in Marinette County and Dave’s Falls, as legend has it, was part of the river trail that helped bring logs to their final destination. These rushing falls offer picturesque views, so don’t forget the camera!
Marinette County has a unique geological structure and diversity of gradient that has created many magnificent waterfalls. Many waterfalls are accessible via county parks or forest lands that are yours to explore. So what are you waiting for? These serene, natural settings are sure to provide a magical experience that you’ll remember for a lifetime.