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La Pointe, Wisconsin

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  • Cornucopia, Wisconsin

    Hike to Lost Creek Falls

    4.0
    2.5 mi
    The trailhead has been updated for Lost Creek Falls and can now be found on Trail Drive in Cornucopia. On this well-marked 3-mile trail, there are signs along the trail, new boardwalks, and a larger parking area. This is a very nice trail en route to beautiful falls. 
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  • Ashland, Wisconsin

    Cross Country Ski the Ashland Trails

    These trails are located right in the town of Ashland, WI. They are off from Maple Lane right in the parking lot for the hospital.  They are the perfect option for people new to skiing and people who would like to get outside or train by taking a quick lap!  All together the trails are a total of...
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  • Ironwood, Michigan

    Hike to Superior Falls

    4.0
    0.5 mi / -100 ft gain
    Superior Falls sits right next to the Superior River, near the northern terminus of the Montreal River. The parking area for the falls is rather large, and there are porta-potties directly next to the parking area.  To see the lower region of the falls, you can hike down to the base of the river,...
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  • Saxon, Wisconsin

    Lower Potato Falls

    3.6
    0.48 mi / 207 ft gain
    Coming into the park off Hwy 169 in Gurney, WI, you will turn West onto Falls Rd. It is a gravel road that ends at a circular parking lot, complete with a pit toilet, picnic area, viewing areas, and trailheads. Starting at the trailhead labeled "Lower Potato Falls", you will descend a couple hun...
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  • Saxon, Wisconsin

    Upper Potato Falls

    0.28 mi / 85 ft gain
    You will turn off of Hwy 169 onto a gravel road, follow the road all the way to the end for the trail head. Please drive respectfully as people live on this road. Once you park, you will see multiple trails down to the river. Find the sign for Upper Falls and head that way. After .3 miles you wil...
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  • Saxon, Wisconsin

    Hike to Saxon Falls

    0.5 mi
    An unusual hike to see the falls, Saxon Falls sits next to a flowage station. On foot, follow the short, wooded hiking trail to the east of the parking area, which leads to the overlook location. For better viewing, continue down the path. The falls sports one of the deepest gorges in the region....
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  • Port Wing, Wisconsin

    Explore Twin Falls, WI

    3.0
    0.5 mi
    It’s located on Highway 13 on the outskirts of Port Wing, WI. If you are coming from the west, you’ll see a sign on your right for the park. This will be before you get to the town of Port Wing.  If you are coming from the East on Highway 13, you will pass through the town and it’s shortly after ...
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  • Mellen, Wisconsin

    Copper Falls

    4.6
    1.74 mi / 157 ft gain
    Coming into the park on Hwy 169, you will turn west/northwest into the park entrance. After passing the Ranger's Station you will follow the road (passing camp areas and showers along the way) all the way to the main parking lot near a concessions building. *The handicap parking lot is a little f...
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  • Mellen, Wisconsin

    Red Granite Falls

    2.46 mi / 246 ft gain
    Starting at the parking lot for Loon Lake, follow the signs for Red Granite Falls across a grassed yard and into the woods. The trail is a wide, well-maintained gravel trail that creates a figure-eight loop as it crosses itself twice. Halfway along the trail (regardless of which loop direction y...
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  • Marengo, Wisconsin

    Hike to Morgan Falls

    1.2 mi
    It's a easy hike to the waterfall being only 1.2 mile round trip, but traveling to the waterfall might take time as it's fairly remote. There is a $5 daily park fee.Directions can be complicated depending on which direction you are coming from, so I highly recommend entering it into your google m...
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  • Ironwood, Michigan

    Photograph the Potawatomi and Gorge Waterfalls

    5.0
    Potawatomi and Gorge falls are two of the most scenic waterfalls on the black river. These two waterfalls are an easy stop for anyone and both waterfalls are accessible for wheelchairs.  The Black River Scenic Byway starts north of US 2 near Bessemer. There are signs on the highway.  The falls ar...
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  • Ironwood, Michigan

    Presque Isle River Waterfall Loop

    5.0
    2.47 mi / 335 ft gain
    This hike combines the East and West River Trails for a scenic hike along the Presque Isle River, which runs through the Porcupine Mountains State Park. The river has strong currents and sections of rapids, as well as three main waterfalls, Nawadaha Falls, Manido Falls, and Manabezho Falls, which...
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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Hike Split Rock Lighthouse State Park to Corundum Point

    5.8 mi / 300 ft gain
    On November 28, 1905, a violent storm hit Split Rock Point on the North Shore of Lake Superior. While large storms aren't unusual at Split Rock, this particular storm resulted in the destruction of twenty-nine ships on the lake in a single day, prompting the construction of Split Rock Lighthouse....
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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Thompson Beach

    Thompson Beach is a Minnesota DNR public access beach. Camping is an excellent option, but they ask that you limit it to one night. Camping access is by paddle-in only. There are two easy places to launch your boat from, one from the north Twin Points Protected Access. From there it is about a mi...
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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Snowshoe the Split Rock River Loop Trail

    3.0
    5 mi / 280 ft gain
    Beginning at the Split Rock Wayside rest stop, start your hike up the Spur Trail. About half a mile in, the Spur Trail will junction with the Superior Hiking Trail. The trail gradually ascends along the west side of the Split Rock River. Within the first mile, you will cross over a small bridg...
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  • Two Harbors, Minnesota

    Gitchi-Gami from Gooseberry to Split Rock

    15.28 mi / 1440 ft gain
    The Gitchi-Gami is a paved bike path that will eventually extend from Two Harbors to Grand Marais. As it currently stands (2015), there's a really great segment that starts in Gooseberry Falls State Park and runs all the way to the town of Beaver Bay (total of 16 miles one way). I chose to do a ...
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