Tyler Forks Dells Falls

Tyler Forks Dells Falls - Long Exposure

My main destination for today was a spot called Tyler Forks Dells Falls, a series of rapids, falls, and cliffs. I visited back in 2019 but couldn’t find the trail, and couldn’t pull them up online as I had no reception. Today I had maps, cell service, warm temperatures, and nothing but time to explore. I … Read more

Upson Falls (2021)

Upson Falls - Playing with long exposure

Weather forecast today was an unseasonably warm 80 degrees and I wanted a nice spot for lunch with some shade. It just so happened I was near Upson Community Park and today being a weekday meant it was completely deserted. I previously visited in July 2019 but sunlight was harsh that day, so this also … Read more

Allequash Creek Falls

Allequash Creek Falls - Lower falls

From Jennings Falls in Florence I was making a drastic change in direction and heading west towards the Ashland area. On the way I decided to take the scenic route across Hwy 70 and the backroads through the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest (which I don’t have pictured here but it was a fantastic rustic … Read more

Menominee River State Recreation Area – Piers Gorge

Menominee River State Recreation Area - Piers Gorge 3rd Pier - Mishicot Falls (Long Exposure)

I was getting a bit burned out from moving between sites quickly, and so this afternoon I decided to slow it down a bit and give myself time to take in the scenery with a bit more leisure. There was one particular spot I had in mind where I missed an easily accessible falls back … Read more

Pemebonwon Falls

Pemebonwon Falls - View from above

Made a quick stop in Pembine, Wisconsin where Crain Lane intersects underneath the US 8 / US 141 overpass to check out a small waterfall that is only legally accessible from the sky. Plenty of room to park on the road shoulder here but make sure you are all the way off the road, it’s … Read more

Lac Lawrann Conservancy

Lac Lawrann Conservancy - Sandhill cranes hiking with me along the Railroad Spur Trail

Last stop of the day was at the Lac Lawrann Conservancy, a 145-acre nature preserve in West Bend, Wisconsin. I had no idea what to expect but came to find this is quite a hidden gem for a county park. According to the signs it was purchased by Lawrence and Ann Maurin in 1955 as … Read more

Regner Park Rapids [Fail?]

Regner Park in West Bend, Wisconsin - Low water means rapids are gone

Quick stop on my way home from “up north” at Regner Park in West Bend, Wisconsin to see if I can find some small rapids. I parked on Silverbrook Drive and walking just past the baseball diamonds it’s not difficult to find. Sadly though the rapids are all but gone due to low water levels … Read more

North Bend Falls (2021)

North Bend Falls - Lower Falls from the air

Quick stop in the small town of North Bend, Wisconsin to visit North Bend Falls which are easily accessible to everyone by parking just off the shoulder on Hwy 54 (just don’t trespass on private, mmkay?). Right from the road you can see the larger upper falls on Mill Creek and the remaining old dam … Read more

Amundson Park Falls

Amundson Park Falls - View from downstream

Starting off 4th of July this year at the small Amundson Park in Sparta, Wisconsin to check out a small waterfall. The park isn’t very large but it does have amenities for hiking, biking, a dog park, and an archery range amongst other recreation activities. Only about 100 yards from the parking lot the gravel … Read more

Kayaking at Mirror Lake State Park

Kayaking at Mirror Lake State Park

While in The Dells area I checked out a couple waterfall spots but many of the water sources feeding smaller falls are dried up right now. Rather than waste my whole day, I headed to Mirror Lake State Park and got my kayak on the water. Main goal was to test out a new PFD … Read more