Hiking

Hemlock Curve Nature Trail
This trail is perfect for families and is part of the Peshtigo Harbor Wildlife Area Trails Project. The Frog Slough Loop is approximately 1.1miles in length and Deer Trail Loop is slightly smaller at 1 mile. The trail leads you through the forest beside the scenic Peshtigo River and past a grove of hemlocks. There is a trail guide available at the trail head so you can also learn about the many natural and historic features of this area. The trail map guides you to the sites of interest along the path. Take Highway 141 into Peshtigo. Turn south on West Front Street (a.k.a. Hale Road). Turn left onto Harbor Road and left onto Badger Road.

Morgan Park Walking Trail
Take a hike around beautiful Timm's Lake and view the breathtaking scenery or watch the ducks and loons swim in Loon Bay. The trails wind around a portion of the lake and up onto the bluffs overlooking Morgan County Park and Timm's Lake. A moderate hike, but well worth the scenic beauty. Enter on Morgan Park Road from Highway 141.

Riverside Park Trail System
Spend some time in our series of trails following the banks of the Menominee River. Located in the city of Niagara, meaning "thundering waters", these trails feature bluff views and the wooded beauty of all four seasons. Located on the northern end of the City of Niagara, you can access these walking trails from Highway 141. Take Washington Avenue east about 1/2 mile to Tyler Road. Turn left at the 4-way stop. There are three trail heads along the east side of Tyler Road with parking. Take time to hike, bike, cross country ski, or snowshoe in this pristine area. Enjoy the wooded beauty of the seasons along these trails from the upper ridges overlooking the Menominee river Valley or down along the river and wetlands

Governor Thompson State Park
This state park consists of over 2800 acres on the Caldron Falls Flowage. Head off the beaten path to find the picturesque granite outcroppings, birds and animals of the area. Follow the signs from Highway 141 north of Crivitz.

Peshtigo River State Forest
The Forest is comprised of various loops that provide a variety of distances. Offering extremely steep hills, breathtaking views of the river and quiet serenity except for the rush of the Peshtigo River. Please note: hiking on groomed ski trails is prohibited. Follow the signs from Highway 141 north of Crivitz.

Seagull Bar

Red Arrow Park

Located in the City of Marinette on the shores of Green Bay, Red Arrow Park has picnic and play areas and a sand beach to compliment the nature trails.

 

Golf
Beechwood Golf Course
N5632 South Lane, Porterfield, WI - 715-789-2844Website | Map

La Porte Indiana’s Beechwood Golf Course is a championship, 18-hole golf course built in the early 1930’s as a gift from the Fox family. This fine quality, challenging course is enjoyed by golfers from throughout northern Indiana, southern Michigan and Chicago. There are many events taking place throughout the golfing season for individuals and groups.


Bombers Golf Course
N22200 Bomber Road, Niagara, WI - 715-251-3110Website | Map

This is a 9 hole golf course. This course features one of the most difficult par 3's in the area. This par 3 measures 190 yards and requires a tee shot over a pond to a well-bunkered green. Overall, lateral water hazards come into play on four holes.


DeSmidts Golf Course
N7559 Shaffer Road, Crivitz, WI - 715-854-7939Website | Map

The original nine holes is an executive, par 29.  Its rolling terrain is perfect for the beginner golfer, yet it is still a challenge for the expert golfer.

The new nine was designed and built by Charlie DeSmidt. The championship, par 36, opened July 1, 2000. Its separated fairways will make you feel like you are on your own private golf course; with four tees on each hole, it will accommodate all levels of golfing abilities.

When you combine these two great courses, you will find one of the most beautifully manicured courses in Marinette, County. The snow white sand bunkers, crystal blue ponds that come into play on five holes, and over 20,000 flowers, make this course an absolute must see!


Green Acres Golf Course
W5601 Highway Z, Pembine, WI - 715-324-5707Map

The 9-hole "Green Acres" course at the Green Acres Golf Club facility in Pembine, Wisconsin features 2,510 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 34. The course rating is 35.0 and it has a slope rating of 113 on Rye grass.


Hunter's Glen Golf Course
W7572 Old W Road, Crivitz, WI - 715-854-8008Website | Map

Hunter’s Glen Golf Club, located just off Highway 141, one mile east of Crivitz, offers the public a championship level course. This championship course was designed by Rick Jacobsen and boasts an exquisite design with contoured tree-lined fairways, vast natural areas, and undulating greens. Hunter’s Glen Golf Club promises to be one of the most challenging courses you’ll encounter during your visit to Northeast Wisconsin.


Little River County Club
N2235 Shore Dr., Marinette, WI - 715-732-2221Website | Map


Woodland Ridge Golf Course
W8691 Smith Creek Road, Crivitz, WI - 715-854-7833Website | Map

The 9-hole "Red" course at the Woodland Ridge Golf Course facility in Crivitz, Wisconsin features 2,020 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 32.
 

Horseback Riding
Bjorkman's Horse Outings
W5994 Chapman Road, Niagara, WI - (715)-251-4408Map

Features: Saddle horses, winter sleigh rides, raft & horseback rides, all day and overnight trips


Horseshoe Falls Equestrian Trails
Dunbar , WI

Marinette County Parks
Marinette County Parks & Campgrounds
Marinette County Parks & Campgrounds
 - 715-732-7530Website

Marinette County manages eleven parks and six of them have well-kept, beautifully wooded campgrounds. You can hike, picnic, go fishing, whitewater rafting, or just enjoy the beautiful scenery. 

If you can't find the information you need on these pages, you can contact the Marinette County Parks and Outdoor Recreation Department at 715-732-7530. 

Note 1: 
Names of parks that include camping facilities are in RED. Click here for more information or to make reservations.

Twin Bridges Park 
 
(94 Acres) Provides campground with electricity on every site, showers/flush toliet building, very large picnic area, playground, swimming beach, boating, fishing, and a scenic rock outcrop overlook of High Falls Flowage. 62-site campground on the Peshtigo River. Water is available at a tower & spigots. 
Opens the day before fishing season, closes October 15th. 
Important note: Depending on any early freezing temps, anytime after Oct. 1st the water system (including the shower building and water tower/dump station) may have to be shut down for the season- please call the Parks Office before you come! 

Location & Directions 
Western Marinette County on the High Falls Flowage of the Peshtigo River in the Town of Stephenson. 15 miles northwest of Crivitz. 
Follow County Hwy X west 11 miles from US Hwy 141 at Middle Inlet, then north ½ mile on Parkway Road to park entrance. 

Address 
Twin Bridges Park 
N9714 Parkway Road 
Crivitz, WI 54114 

Campground Fees (62 sites) 
$25.00 Per Site Per Night 
RV Sanitary Dump Station ($5.00 fee for non-registered campers) 
Firewood $5.00 Per Bundle 

Morgan Park 

(160 Acres) Provides a campground with electricity on every site and a brand new heated shower building with flush toilets, swimming beach & boat landing on Timm's Lake, lake & river fishing, a day use rental lodge, picnic area, playground, rock outcroppings, an overlook, and hiking trails. 45-site campground near Timm's Lake. A group campsite is available by reservation. Water is available at a tower & spigots. 
Opens May 1, closes November 30th. 
Important note: Depending on any early freezing temps, anytime after Oct. 1st the water tower & dump station may have to be shut down for the season- please call the Parks Office before you come! 

Location & Directions 
Northeastern Marinette County on Timm's Lake in the Town of Niagara. 
From US-141, turn east on County R (Kremlin Road) on the north edge of Pembine, follow County R 6 miles, then north 1 mile on Timm's Lake Road. 

Address 
Morgan Park 
19882 Timms Lake Road 
Niagara, WI 54151 

Campground Fees (45 campsites) 
$25.00 Per Site Per Night  
RV Sanitary Dump Station ($5.00 fee for non-registered campers) 
Firewood $5.00 Per Bundle 

Goodman Park 

 (240 Acres) This park offers trout fishing, a bridge over Strong Falls on the upper Peshtigo River, camping, two lodges for day use rental, picnic area, playground, hiking-skiing trail, huge red pines, excellent scenery and even a cabin available for overnight stays. 15-site rustic(no electricity) campground on the Peshtigo River. A small group campsite is also available by reservation. Water is available at a hand pump. 
Opens May 1, closes November 30th. 
Important note: Depending on any early freezing temps, anytime after Oct. 1st the water tower & dump station may have to be shut down for the season- please call the Parks Office before you come! 

Location & Directions 
Northwestern Marinette County on the Peshtigo River, Town of Silver Cliff. 
Go west from US-141 at Wausaukee on County Highway C for 20 miles, then north 9 miles on Parkway Road (County I), then northwest 2 miles on Goodman Park Road. 

Address 
Goodman Park 
N15201 Goodman Park Rd 
Athelstane, WI 54104 

Campground Fees (15 sites) 
$15.00 Per Site Per Night 
Odd sites can be reserved, even sites are first come, first served  
RV Sanitary Dump Station ($5.00 fee for non-registered campers) 
Firewood $5.00 Per Bundle 

Veteran's Memorial Park 

(320 Acres) 3 Thunder River waterfalls can be viewed at the scenic day use picnic area. Offers a bridge over the upper waterfall, a pool at the bottom of the falls, trout fishing, camping, playground, and a large picnic area. 15-site rustic (no electricity) campground on the Thunder River. Water is avilable at a hand pump. Opens May 1, closes after deer season. 

Location & Directions 
Western Marinette County on the Thunder River in the Town of Stephenson. Follow County Highway W west of Crivitz for 12 miles to Parkway Road, then north 3 miles. 

Campground (15 sites) 
$15.00 Per Site Per Night 
First Come, First Served - No Reservations 
RV Sanitary Dump Station available at Twin Bridges Park 5 miles north (about 10 min.)- $5.00 fee for non-registered campers 
Firewood $5.00 Per Bundle 

Twelve Foot Falls Park 

 (160 Acres) Features 2 waterfalls (12 Foot and 8 Foot Falls) on the Pike River, scenic picnic area, award winning rustic camping, trout fishing, and Red Pine plantations. 12-site rustic(no electricity) campground along the north branch of the Pike River. 5 tent sites are located south of picnic area and 7 tent/small trailer sites at top of hill near park entrance. Water is available at a hand pump. Opens May 1st, closes November 30. 

Location & Directions 
Northern Marinette County on the Pike River in the Town of Dunbar. 
Follow US-8 six miles west of US-141; turn south on Lily Lake Road 2 miles, then west on Twin Lake Road ½ mile, then south on Twelve Foot Falls Road. 
Campground Fees (12 sites) 
$15.00 Per Site Per Night 
First Come, First Served - No Reservations 
NO RV Sanitary Dump Station available so camping units with holding tanks are not permitted in this park 
Firewood $5.00 Per Bundle 

12-Foot Falls Campground is Rated #5 in the State of Wisconsin 
in "The Best in Tent Camping: Wisconsin", a book by Johnny Malloy. 

McClintock Park 

(320 Acres) This park has four bridges over rapids on the upper Peshtigo River, trout fishing, many great picnic spots, camping, and an interesting hardwood-hemlock timber stand. The 10-site rustic(no electricity) campground is located right along the Peshtigo River. Park has two entrances the day use picnic area is located about 1/2 mile north of the campground. Campground is now providing direct ATV trail access. Water is available at a hand pump. Opens May 1, closes November 30th. 

Location & Directions 
Northwestern Marinette County on the Peshtigo River, Town of Silver Cliff. 
From US-141 at Wausaukee go west on County Hwy C for 20 miles, then north 5 miles on Parkway Road (County I). Located 4 miles south of Goodman Park. 

Campground Fees (10 sites) 
$15.00 Per Site Per Night 
First Come, First Served - No Reservations 
RV Sanitary Dump Station available at Goodman Park 4 miles north (about 10 min.)- $5.00 fee for non-registered campers 
Firewood $5.00 Per Bundle 

Thunder Mountain Overlook 

(160 Acres) provides a view of Western Marinette County including High Falls Flowage. Almost 3 miles of scenic hiking/mountain biking trails on varying terrain are clearly marked on trail side maps throughout the park. Restroom and rest area/picnic spots along trails. Water is available at a hand pump. No other facilities at this time. Opens May 1, closes after deer season. Follow County Highway W west from Crivitz for 14 miles to Cauldron Falls Road, then north 2 and a half miles. 

Dave's Falls Park 

(66 Acres) features a spectacular waterfall, picnic area with playground, trout fishing, and a bridge over the roaring Pike River. The park is just off Hwy 141, one mile south of Amberg. The entrance sign is right on the highway. 

Menominee River Park 

(65 Acres) provides a beautiful view of the Menominee River, a picnic area that includes a small open-sided shelter reservable for $50.00 per day plus a $10 reservation fee, fishing, and a boat landing. The park is located 18 miles north of Marinette on Hwy 180. From the junction of Cty X and Hwy 180, go 1/2 mile east to the park. 

Dolan Lake Park 

(60 Acres) provides a swimming beach, lake fishing, boat landing, and small picnic area. The park is located west of Amberg. Take Benson Lake Road out of Amberg west about five miles, then turn right on Dolan Lake Road. 

Lake Noquebay Park 

(12 Acres) provides a swimming beach, boat landing, large lodge available for day use rental for $100.00 per day plus a $10.00 reservation fee, changehouse with flush toilets for swimmers, lake fishing, and picnic facilities. The park is located east of Crivitz. Take GG out of Crivitz east about three miles, then turn left on Noquebay Road. 


Michaelis Park and nearby Little River Boat Landing 

(5 Acres) provides a view of Green Bay of Lake Michigan, swimming access, lake & stream fishing, boat landing, and picnic areas. The park & boat landing are located just south of the City of Marinette. From the intersection of University Avenue and Shore Drive, go 2 miles south on Shore Drive.

Paintball
Menominee River Outpost
N22200 Bomber Road, Niagara, WI - 715-757-2938Website | Map

Paintball is a game of action and strategy. Teamwork and steady nerves are key components to success in this challenging game. Players fire at the opposing team with paintballs in a pursuit to outmaneuver and conquer the other team. Our field referee will give instruction on rules and safety for the games played on our custom field. Your half day of Wildman Paintball Pursuit will include games such as The Battle of Bull Run, El Presidente, Death by Splatter, and Speedball.

Paintball is an action game in which players on one team seek to eliminate those on an opposing team by marking them with water-soluble dye, shot in capsules from air guns. Safety equipment includes a face mask with goggles, and chest protector.

Paintball events are held in our wooded and sloping terrain field, with bunkers and obstacles placed within the field area. Paintball is appropriate for people of all skill levels.

 

Fishing
Popp's Marine / Popp's Resort
W11581 County Rd. X, Crivitz, WI - 715-757-3511Website | Map

Hunting
State Owned Hunting Land

Lake Noquebay
Size: 1,300 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 13 miles northeast of Crivitz. Access off Hwys. X and W.Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, ruffed grouse, deer.Other Recreation: Hiking, birdwatching.Habitat: Marsh, forest, uplands.

Beaver Creek Fishery Area
Size: 1,080 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 2 miles northwest of Pound. Access off Hwy. P.Principal Wildlife: Ruffed grouse, woodcock, deer.Other Recreation: Trout fishing.Habitat: Stream, uplands.

Segull Bar Sate Natural Area
Size: 90 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 1 mile southeast of Marinette.Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, shorebirds.Other Recreation: Walking and birdwatching.Habitat: Bay shore dunes, marshes.

Peshtigo Harbor Unit
Size: 3,660 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 5 miles southeast of Peshtigo.Principal Wildlife: Waterfowl, ruffed grouse, rabbits, deer, squirrels.Other Recreation: Hiking, birdwatching, fishing.Habitat: River, marsh, forested uplands.

Dunbar State National Area
Size: 1,320 Acres, all state-owned
Habitat: Forest OpeningsLocation: 4 miles west of Dunbar off Hwy 8Principal Wildlife: Grouse, Deer, Upland PloversOther Recreation: Hiking and Berry picking

Miscauno Wildlife Area
Size: 635 Acres, all state-owned
Location: 7 miles southeast of Pembine off Hwy. 2.Principal Wildlife: Deer, ruffed grouse.Other Recreation: Observing rare plants.Habitat: Coniferous swamp, forested upland.

Town Corner Wildlife Area
Size: 904 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 6 miles northwest of Amberg.Principal Wildlife: Deer, grouse, snowshoe hares.Other Recreation: Hiking, wildlife observation.Habitat: Coniferous swamp, forested upland.

Pike Wild River
Size: 3,646 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 1/2 mile southwest and northeast of Amberg.Principal Wildlife: Grouse, deer.Other Recreation: Canoeing and kayaking.Habitat: Northern hardwood upland, forested lowland, trout stream.

Amberg Wildlife Area
Size: 1,150 acres, all state-owned.
Location: 6 miles southwest of Amberg.Principal Wildlife: Deer, ruffed grouse, snowshoe hares, forest songbirds.Other Recreation: Hiking, berry picking.Habitat: Coniferous swamp, forested upland

 

Waterfalls
Waterfall Tour
Website

Our world famous waterfall tours offers short and long hikes in serene and natural settings. 
Our self-guided Waterfalls Tour provides a fun, family-friendly way to get back to nature. 
Consider taking along a picnic basket and take a leisurely lunch alongside your favorite falls! 

 About half of the waterfalls on our tour are located in the Marinette County Parks system. 
A $5.00 per day (per car) or $20.00 per year (per car) entrance fee can be paid at park entrances 
and is valid for admission to all county parks. 

Veteran's Falls 
 
Veteran's Memorial Park is on the Thunder River on Parkway Road. Steep slopes lead to a wooden bridge and the Falls. Camping and picnicking are allowed in the Park. While in this area, stop to see the High Falls Dam, which creates 1,700 acres of the lake, beautiful High Falls Flowage. Twin Bridge Park offers camping, picnicking and swimming. 

McClintock Falls 

Take Parkway Road north to McClintock Park. This Falls is a series of rapids with bridges available for exceptional viewing. 

Strong Falls 
 
Continue north on Parkway to the Goodman Park road. These Falls on the Peshtigo River are beautiful! They are located in Marinette County Park with picnic areas, campsites and a playground. It's a great place for pictures with the large rock backgrounds and attractive Falls. 
  
Twelve Foot Falls 
 
Take Lily Lake Road south of of Highway 8, and follow the signs to Twelve Foot Falls; or, from Highway 141 west on Smeester School Road, west on Trout Haven Road to Twelve Foot Falls Road. This is a County Park with camping and picnic areas. It's on the Pike River - great for its trout fishing and natural beauty. 

Eight Foot Falls 
 
A five-minute walk through the camping area of Twelve Foot Falls takes you to Eight Foot Falls. 
  
Eighteen Foot Falls 

 
Only about one mile from Twelve Foot Falls, go north from the Park to the second sand covered road on the right. Drive or walk the half-mile to the parking area. Then follow the path about three blocks to the beautiful Pike River and the awesome Eighteen Foot Falls. 

Long Slide Falls 
 
Take Morgan Park east of Highway 141 and follow the signs to the Falls. A good parking area is provided. It's about a one-quarter-mile hike on a nice path to the Falls. The Falls drop about 50 feet through the rocks. It's a magnificent scene! From Long Slide Falls, you may want to travel a couple of miles east to Morgan Park for camping, swimming and picnicking. 

Smalley Falls 
 
These Falls are located upstream from Long Slide Falls. It's about a half-mile hike from the bigger Long Slide Falls. 

Bull Falls 
 
At Amberg, take Highway K east of Highway 141 about a half-mile to the power line right-of-way. Then walk a couple of blocks north under the lines. A path takes you to the rapids on the Pike River. 

Dave's Falls 

Dave's Falls are located in a beautiful County Park on the Pike River, just south of Amberg on Highway 141. In addition to the scenic Falls and rock formations, this Park offers a playground and restroom facilities. 
  
Pier's Gorge 

 
These Falls are located on the Menomonee River. Cross the bridge into Michigan on Highway 8 and watch for the signs. Take a left at the Piers Gorge sign to the end of the road. It's about a half-mile hike to the rapids. 
  
Pemene Falls 
 
Take County Highway Z into Michigan. Turn left on the first road, then at the third sand covered road past the boat landing, take a left to the parking area. It's just a short walk to the Falls. 

 

Kayaking, Canoeing,Tubing & Paddleboarding
Wildman Adventure Resort - Peshtigo River Outpost - Kayak Lake Tour
N12080 Allison Lane, Athelstane, WI - 715-757-2938Website | Map

Kick back, relax and enjoy the beauty of the Northwoods from the seat of a recreational kayak. The Wildman Adventure Resort kayak tour takes you to the serene High Falls flowage, where adventure and beauty come together. The High Falls flowage is surrounded by almost 10,000 acres of wild lands that are open to the public and are yours to explore. The vast wilderness creates a feeling of being in a remote Canadian lake, but you will never be far from home. The cool tannin stained water, granite outcroppings and islands, big fish, and forested shores are like being north of the border. The wild shores of the 1,600 acre High Falls Flowage are part of the Peshtigo River, the same river that passes by the Wildman Adventure Resort.

During your 2-3 hour adventure, be prepared for spectacular wildlife sightings including encounters with bald eagles, great blue heron, loon, a variety of ducks, sand hill cranes, turkey vultures, whitetail deer, black bear, coyotes, fox, wolves, and river otters just to name a few. Your trip will take you on a paddling voyage where you will be exploring the open water, the shorelines, and even wild islands. We try to end all of our trips on a high note, even our more laid back trips. Those that live life on the edge might choose the optional end of trip cliff jump!