Big Falls (Kennan, WI)

Big Falls (Kennan, WI)

Another quick waterfall stop in Kennan, Wisconsin at Big Falls County Park & Campground.  Access to the falls is extremely easy via a short staircase from the parking area down to the Jump River. Views down stream are breathtaking in their own right… But views upstream of Big Falls (also known as Jump River Falls) … Read more

Belmont Mound State Park

Belmont Mound State Park - Observation tower views

Had some free time on Memorial Day weekend for a short day trip.  Decided to head southwest and start at Belmont Mound State Park.  This is a small park & State Natural Area operated by the local Lions Club. Main feature is an observation tower that still stands but has been permanently closed by the DNR … Read more

High Cliff State Park

High Cliff State Park - Lime Kiln Trail

Woke up Saturday morning and decided to take a drive.  My main goal was to scout land for the upcoming deer season in the Appleton/Green Bay area.  High Cliff State Park was near enough for my overnight base camp allowing me to also check off another WI state park.  I hastily threw together a backpack and … Read more

Rocky Arbor State Park

Rocky Arbor State Park

Last stop for my short weekend trip on 8/5/17 was Rocky Arbor State Park.  It’s one of the smaller parks (244 acres) and is sandwiched in between busy highways I-94 and Hwy 12.  It can be easily hiked in an hour or two with features including rock bluffs and a variety of plant life. I took … Read more