Strong Falls

Strong Falls - Main Falls View

Just a short drive upstream from McClintock Falls on the Peshtigo River is another amazing waterfall called Strong Falls. Access is extremely easy via Goodman Park – drive up the gravel entrance road, park in one of several small parking lots, and walk through the grass park to the falls. If you are interested in … Read more

Sitting Bull Falls

Sitting Bull Falls - Main Falls

Climbed out from Carlsbad Caverns with enough daylight left for long-shot destinations.  Where am I headed next?  Upwards into the mountains a bit in search of places less traveled.  Clouds were getting moody and threatening rain – not much fell, but the backdrop they provided was fantastic. Sitting Bull Falls If you follow this blog, … Read more

Copper Falls State Park – Part Two

Copper Falls State Park - Tyler Forks Falls/Dells

Woke early to finish what I missed yesterday at Copper Falls State Park (see part 1 by clicking here).  This time I stayed east of the Bad River and made the loop counter-clockwise.  Still amazes me this was built by the Doughboys WWI veterans and CCC so long ago – can you imagine making these … Read more

Copper Falls State Park – Part One

Copper Falls State Park - Copper Falls

8 hours, 400 miles, and 2 waterfall detours later I finally reached my first home-away-from-home at Copper Falls State Park.  Located in Mellen, Wisconsin, this park is especially intriguing for it’s remote location and multiple large waterfalls which some can argue are the best in the state.  After setting up camp at the hike-in site … Read more