Gilbert Creek Falls

Gilbert Creek Falls

Quick stop on the shoulder of Highway 29 (also dedicated as World War I Veterans Memorial Hwy) where Gilbert Creek crosses under the culvert in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Supposedly there is a tiny waterfall here… About a hundred yards off the highway there is indeed a small drop of less than a foot. I do believe … Read more

330th Street Falls

330th Street Falls - Aerial view of the rapids/falls beneath the bridge

Quick stop in Menomonie, Wisconsin to check out a small falls under a bridge. Taking 330th street just south of Hwy 29 you’ll find Gilbert Creek quite easily. Parking on the shoulder is a little tricky but manageable – be mindful this is all private property so be respectful and don’t trespass on their lands! … Read more

Birch Creek Falls

Keil Birch Creek Preserve - Cascade style falls along Birch Creek

After visiting many falls across the state it isn’t often I get to see a new place without much detail about it found on the internet. Thanks to a tip from Bob at I found myself at Kiel Birch Creek Nature Preserve & State Natural Area in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Supposedly there are some nice … Read more

Devil’s Punchbowl

Devil's Punchbowl - Large Waterfall

Dunn County has several great waterfalls and today we are visiting the amazing falls within the Devil’s Punchbowl Nature Preserve. This area is managed by the Landmark Conservancy (which the Western Wisconsin Land Trust was integrated into) and is open to the public. A dedication plaque found at the parking area labeling this Devil’s Punchbowl … Read more

Red Cedar Waterfall

Red Cedar Waterfall - Direct View

It’s now the 2nd weekend in June. COVID-19 restrictions have changed a bit and I was finally able to go camping for a proper socially-distanced weekend trip. First stop is to find the waterfall along the Red Cedar State Trail / Red Cedar River. I started from the large boat launch parking lot on County … Read more