Little Bull Falls (Florence, WI) [Failed]

Little Bull Falls Florence (Fail) - View from bridge at put-in

My second fail today at Little Bull Falls in Florence, Wisconsin was intentional but I still visited to scout for future expeditions.  This one is 100% impossible unless you have whitewater paddling skills. According to the maps I can find, this small parking area is the best put-in point for a run down the Popple … Read more

Breakwater Falls

Breakwater Falls - Main falls

The Pine River running through Florence County has plenty of waterfalls and today I would be visiting several.  Next stop is Breakwater Falls which sit below the Pine River Flowage & WE Energies hydroelectric dam.  Access can be found from both north & south shores but as you will see it’s likely better viewing from … Read more

LaSalle Falls

LaSalle Falls - Looking downstream over the main falls

LaSalle Falls is my next destination and is not far from the last stop at Washburn Falls.  Trail is very easy to find at a large parking area with well marked signs, maps, and even paper pamphlets. This area on the Pine-Popple Wild Rivers is managed by the Wisconsin DNR and is open for many … Read more

Washburn Falls

Washburn Falls - View downstream over the lower falls

It’s now July 2nd and the first stop is at Washburn Falls near Fern, Wisconsin in Florence County.  Weather is nice albeit warm in the low 80’s with abundant sunshine.  After a short drive down forest roads the trail head is easy to find right off a gravel parking area. The hike itself is short … Read more

Bull Falls (Florence)

Bull Falls (Florence)

From the parking area at Meyers Falls the trail forks.  Taking the other path leads to Bull Falls.  This isn’t your typical falls that has a sudden drop – instead it rambles over 100-200 yards.  Overall drop is something like 15 feet. Water levels appear very high, photos I have found online often show more … Read more