Gile Falls

Gile Falls - Upper Falls Section

Quick stop but a surprisingly good one at Gile Falls in the very small mining neighborhood of Gile in Montreal, Wisconsin.  To be perfectly honest I’m not sure what parts of this area are private property or public (all the maps I find are in disagreement) but there are historic signs  for the Penokee Iron … Read more

Spring Camp Falls

Spring Camp Falls - Main falls view

One of the more remote waterfalls in Wisconsin can be found in Iron County at Spring Camp Falls.  Forest roads will get you most of the way, but the final “Falls Road” is combination sand box, swimming pool, and rocky road only accessible by 4×4 or quads.  Black flies were swarming today so I opted … Read more

Interstate Falls

Interstate Falls - Front view from bottom of staircase

Leaving Kimball Falls I took a wrong turn and ended up in Hurley, Wisconsin.  Spotty cell signal here (PS – Sprint sucks!) caused me to get lost briefly before pulling out the old paper atlas.  Thankfully it was a fortuitous mistake and I ended up near my next destination of Interstate Falls. Trails in this … Read more

Kimball Falls

Kimball Falls - View looking upstream

Heading back towards Copper Falls State Park I took a short detour for my checklist and found Kimball Falls. Yet another waterfall on the Montreal River (west fork) located in the small village of Kimball at the Town Park. Not a huge drop like some other recent spots but the park area is very quiet and … Read more

Superior Falls

Superior Falls - Front view of the falls

Not far from Saxon Falls is another waterfall that many of the locals suggest visiting.  Also located on the Montreal River at the point it flows into Lake Superior is the aptly named Superior Falls.  I wasn’t aware at the time you could view the falls from above, so my trip details hiking to the … Read more

Saxon Falls

Saxon Falls - View from trail endpoint

Heading farther north and closer to the city of Hurley, Wisconsin I found myself at a hydro-power dam that I thought was a waterfall.  Thankfully one of the trail signs cleared up my mistake and confirmed I was near Saxon Falls.  Pipes leading from the hydro dam cross the Montreal River into Michigan and eventually meet … Read more