Exploring Pembine, Amberg, & Beecher,Wisconsin
Pembine is located
80 miles north of Green Bay, Wisconsin,
The Pembine area has some of the finest public recreation areas in the Midwest. Marinette County is the waterfall capital of Wisconsin. Northern Marinette County has thousands of acres of public hunting land and miles and miles of rivers and streams, including the Menominee River. Fish for trout in the highest concentration of trout streams in Wisconsin. This area is teeming with all forms of wildlife.
Swim, boat, golf, canoe, hunt, fish, camp, hike, ski, snowmobile, and snowshoe to your heart's content. Walk through our dense forests, stop at a cold stream for a drink or to fish, live off the land and then curl up in your sleeping bag beside a glowing fire. In the winter, bring your snowmobile, cross country skis, or snowshoes. Marinette County has 406 miles of snowmobile trails, miles and miles of trails for cross country skiers and snowshoers will have trouble staying in the car until they get to their destination. This area is truly a Sportsman's Paradise.
The Pembine Area is the ideal location for visiting many of the area waterfalls, located only a short distance from town.
Pembine started as a logging community in 1887. A lumber camp owned by the huge Sawyer-Goodman Lumber Company operated here until 1942.
In 1887 with the completion of the Soo Line Railroad through the Pembine area, a settlement sprung up where the Soo Line intersected with the Milwaukee Road Railway. On Jan 5, 1887, the land for the town of Pembine was bought from the government by James C. Spencer. He then subdivided the land for a town and Pembine was born.
If being in a sportsman's paradise appeals to you,
You Belong in Pembine, Wisconsin
The Pembine Area includes the town of Beecher, just south of Pembine and Amberg, 10 miles south of Pembine. Both towns are located on Highway US-141. Be sure to stop at Dave's Falls County Park in Amberg and take a short hike to beautiful Dave's Falls and visit the very interesting Historical Museum Complex in Amberg
Photos by Mary Deloria
Top Photo: Pemene Falls on the Menominee River
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