Red River Falls

Red River Falls

Found this small “falls” by accident while leaving the Shawano area. You can find it directly east of the Red River Tavern on County Road A as the road crosses the Red River. Not a particularly spectacular natural feature but I can’t find either of these on the various waterfall sites I visit so I’m … Read more

Little Bull Falls (Shawano)

Little Bull Falls (Shawano) - Aerial photo with Mavic 2 Zoom

Spring was turning to summer and the COVID-19 pandemic was in full swing. Decided to make my way into the woods and away from people…or so I thought? Parking lot at Gilmer Falls was nearly full, tons of people taking advantage of the good weather and swimming & picnicking at the river today. Not surprising … Read more

Freeman Falls / Alexian Brothers Novitiate

Freeman Falls - View at middle of falls

Awoke this morning to some questionable weather – lots of thunderstorms in the area but very scattered in nature.  Packed up camp & headed out to my first stop at Freeman Falls. WARNING: PRIVATE PROPERTY I originally stopped here the day before (6/29) and found this was private property.  Notice the sunshine from these first … Read more

Gilmer Falls

Gilmer Falls - Looking downstream above main falls

Welcome to the start of my July road trip circling the state of Wisconsin!  First stop is at Gilmers Falls (aka as Ziemers Falls) on the Red River in Gresham, Wisconsin.  Access is very easy by hiking down a very short slope from a dirt parking area. Swarms of White Admiral butterflies were sunning themselves … Read more