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SPRING RAFTING FOR 2014 HAS STARTED!
Plan an exciting adventure on the water.

There are ATV designated trails in Marinette County, Forest County, and Florence County. ATV campground at McClintock Park on Parkway Drive west of Amberg. Designated rails connect through both counties for miles of riding fun. Many of these trails are open year round, except for the month of April to prevent erosion of the trail base.

ATV and Snowmobile Rental at Pembine Sport and Lawn in Pembine, WI. Visit our new showroom and check out our inventory of new and pre-owned equipment. Parts and Service Department. On the ATV and Snowmobile Trail. Parking for your venicles. Pembine Sport and Lawn, N 18524 US Hwy 141, Pembine, WI, 54156. Phone: 715-324-5590

ATV Trail Tours at Wildman Whitewater Ranch, west of Crivitz in Athelstane, Wisconsin

BADWATER SKI-TERS Water Ski Show,Vagabond Park, Menominee River, Spread Eagle, Wisconsin, 5 miles from Iron Mountain, Michigan. Two Late Night Shows. Enjoy outstanding water skiing, barefooting, our championship jump team, our lovely ladies ballet line, strap doubles and conventional doubles, the all girls pyramid, trick skiing, and our wonderful final pyramid. Our Jump Team is the 2009 National Show Jump Champion. Concession stand. Check our schedule for exact times and dates. Always Fun! Always Free!

This is Bear Country, ways to get along with your furry neighbors when camping and hiking.

Bears of the North, living and camping with the Northern Black Bear

Bear Facts, the northern black bear

Bjorkman's Horse Outings and Stage Lines offer Saddle Horse Trail Rides, Sleigh Rides, Stagecoach, and Covered Wagon Trips. W5994 Chapman Road, off Hwy 8, Niagara, WI. in northeastern Wisconsin. Phone 715-251-4408. Choice of scenic trips. See the elk. Horseback riding and lessons. Ride in a real stagecoach through the woods or take a group out in the covered wagon for a picnic down by the river. Open year round. Available for special events. Visit Rocky Top Ranch for fun trips for the entire family.

Boat, Motor, Canoe, and Paddle Boat Rentals at Pine Acres Resort on High Falls Flowage. N10184 Parkway Rd., Crivitz, WI 54114, Phone: 715-757-3894. Daily, half-day, and weekly rentals.

Camping & Pro Mini-Golf. Camping with Modern Facilities, Beautiful Wooded Sites, & 18 Hole Pro Mini Golf. We have 33 sites and 2 Sleeping Cabins, a camp store and WI-FI. The Mini Golf is the largest course in the area. The course runs around two ponds and crosses over flowing streams. Located 3 ½ miles south of Florence on Highway 101. You and your family are invited to enjoy a quiet memorable vacation at Keyes Lake Campground and Mini-Golf, N4018 Highway 101, Florence, WI 54121. Phone: 715-528-4907 or 1-800-264-8071

Cloverland Motorsports in Ironwood, MI offers rentals of ATVs, UTVs, Snowmobiles, & Waverunners. Authorized Polaris Dealer. Sales, Service, Parts, & Accessories. Located on Highway US-2, with access to ATV & snowmobile trails. Only 1 mile from Hurley in the heart of Big Snow Country in the western Upper Peninsula. Cloverland Mortorsports, 300 E. Cloverland Drive, Ironwood, MI 49938. Phone: (800) 932-1202 or (906) 932-1202.

Crivitz Wisconsin Summer and Winter Recreation in the beautiful northwoods in northeastern Wisconsin.

Docking facilities for your pontoon boats at Pine Acres Resort, on High Falls Flowage. N10184 Parkway Rd., Crivitz, WI 54114. Phone: 715-757-3894. Call for more information about our new facilities.

Equipment Rentals
Headwaters Polaris: Rentals, Sales, Service in Watersmeet, MI, only 9 miles north of Land O' Lakes on Highway US-45
 
Kayak, River Tubes, and Mountain Bike Rentals at Wild Rivers Adventure Company in Florence, WI. Rentals of Hurricane Kayaks and Trek Mountain bikes for enjoying the back roads, trails, lakes, and rivers in northeastern Wisconsin with delivery available. Half day to weekly rentals. Car carriers available. River Tube Rental for floating down a nearby river for some summer fun. Located on Highway US-2 in downtown Florence. Open Friday through Monday from 10 am to 5 pm. Call for weekday rentals. 209 Central Avenue, Florence, WI 54121 Phone: 715-952-8027
 
Land O' Lakes Recreation offers rentals of Ski-Do Snowmobiles, Can Am ATVs, Commander UTVS, kayaks, and Trek bikes.
 
ATV, Snowmobile, & Boat Rentals at Iron Mountain Power Sports in Iron Mountain, MI
 
 
Getting along with the Northern Black Bears

Golf Courses

Headwaters Polaris: Rentals, Sales, Service in Watersmeet, MI, only 9 miles north of Land O' Lakes on Highway US-45, is your headquarters for Polaris Snowmobiles, ATVs and Ranger Utility Vehicles, new and used. Rentals of Polaris Snowmobiles & ATVs. We are an authorized Polaris dealer with a large Parts Department & factory trained and certified Service Department for most brands of machines. Clothing and accessories. Open daily. Headwaters Polaris, N4705 Highway 45, Watersmeet, MI 49969. Phone for reservations: 906-358-8888.

High Falls Flowage on the Peshtigo River

10 miles northwest of Crivitz, WI. Enjoy boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, swimming, or fishing for smallmouth bass, musky, pike, and a wide variety of fish. Several boat ramps on the flowage.

Horseback Riding: Bjorkman's Horse Outings and Stage Lines offer Saddle Horse Trail Rides, Sleigh Rides, Stagecoach, and Covered Wagon Trips. W5994 Chapman Road, off Hwy 8, Niagara, WI. in northeastern Wisconsin. Phone 715-251-4408. Choice of scenic trips. See the elk. Horseback riding and lessons. Ride in a real stagecoach through the woods or take a group out in the covered wagon for a picnic down by the river. Open year round. Available for special events. Visit Rocky Top Ranch for fun trips for the entire family.

Hunting: Guided Deer, Bear and Turkey Hunts at McCaslin Mountain Campground, located on 300 acres bordering the Nicolet National Forest, an ideal location for wonderful outdoor recreation. There are 48 electric and water hook-ups and 80 rustic sites. Modern Shower House. Seasonal sites and yearly mobile home sites available. Rustic 2 bedroom log housekeeping cabin. Camp Store and snack bar.. Direct access to Oconto County ATV Trails. W15720 County Highway F, Silver Cliff, WI 54104. Phone: 715-757-3734 or 715-757-2561

Iron Mountain Powersports is a full service dealer offering sales, certified service, parts, and rental machines in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Sales of boats, pontoons, motors, ATV's, UTV's, snowmobiles, and motorcycles. Large rental fleet of boats, ATV's, and snowmobiles. Delivery available. Open Tuesday through Saturday. Iron Mountain Powersports, 1804 N Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, MI 49801. Phone: 906-779-1771.

Italian Inn Motel and Rental Cabins, Highway 141, Amberg, WI 54102, 715-759-5231. Motel with kitchenettes, air conditioned, color TV, easy access to Dave's Falls and the wild Pike River. Three rental cabins by the Pike River with complete kitchens and franklin style fireplaces. On the snowmobile trails.

Kayak, Stand-up Paddleboards, and Mountain Bike Rentals at Wild Rivers Adventure Company in Florence, WI. Rentals of Hurricane Kayaks and Treck Mountain bikes for enjoying the back roads, trails, lakes, and rivers in northeastern Wisconsin. Half day to weekly rentals available. Bike rentals include helmet and lock. Kayak rentals include a life vest and paddle. Car carriers or delivery available. Rentals of River Tubes for floating down a nearby river. Reservations recommended. Located on Highway US-2 in downtown Florence. Open Friday through Monday from 10 am to 5 pm. Please call for weekday rentals. 209 Central Avenue, Florence, WI 54121 Phone: 715-952-8027

Kosirs Rapid Rafts and Campground, W14073 Cty Hwy. C, High Cliffs, Athelstane, WI 54104. 1-715-757-3431. Located on the Peshtigo River. Raft the Wild Peshtigo and the Mighty Menominee Rivers then stay at our campground.

Land O' Lakes Recreation offers sales and rentals of Ski-Do Snowmobiles, Can Am ATVs, and Commander UTVS. Rentals of kayaks and Trek bikes. Experienced service department. Nice selection of Klim clothing and accessories. Land O’ Lakes Recreation is located on the north side of town at the Wisconsin/ Michigan border. 1702 Highway 45 North, Land O’ Lakes, WI 54540. Phone: 906-544-2040.

Museums

Amberg Museum & Historical Society, located in the old Amberg Town Hall built in 1894 and on the National Register of Historic Places.

Exhibits on granite quarring, logging, farming, and domestic life. Many photographs and documents. Open weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day from 10 am to 4 pm. Free admission . . . donations to our "Cookie Jar" are always welcome.

 

Crivitz Area Museum Complex, Located at the corner of South and Oak Streets, 1 block west of Highway US-41. Open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, Wednesday through Saturday: 12 noon to 4 pm. Travel through eras gone by such as the old time schoolroom or the general store or browse old manuscripts and photographs. Admission is free, but donations appreciated. 715-854-7214

Nicolet National Forest: Hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, biking, cross-country skiing

Outdoor Toys for Motor Sports and Silent Sports. Dealers for canoes, kayaks, water ski boats, fishing boats, pontoon boats, jet skis, trailers, ATVs, UTVs, and snowmobiles in Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Sales, Service, and Parts.

Paintball at Thornton's Resort, W12882 Parkway Road, Athelstane, WI 54104. Call 715-757-3311 for reservations. Strategy Course and Grudge Course.

Pembine Sport and Lawn in Pembine, WI offers Husqvarna and Simplicity lawn tractors, snow blowers, chainsaws, splitters, and generators. Boats include Sweetwater Pontoon boats and Polar Kraft fishing boats, trailers, and accessories. Visit our new showroom and check out our inventory of new and pre-owned equipment. Parts and Service Department. ATV and Snowmobile Rentals. Pembine Sport and Lawn, N 18524 US Hwy 141, Pembine, WI, 54156. Phone: 715-324-5590

PESHTIGO RIVER PLUNGE: MAY 3, 2014. Annual Pirates of the Peshtigo River Plunge, Sat. May 3rd. Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgh!!
The Peshtigo River is famous for having the Best and Most continuous whitewater in the Midwest!! Don't Miss out on the FUN?? Reserve Now, 715 757-3311. Guided trips will run at 11am and 2pm – Raft one trip – 2nd trip is ½ price. Pirate Costume Contest, Treasure Hunt, Prizes, Raffles, Food and Beverages and lots of friends and family having a great time together in the outdoors. $55.00 includes camping, whitewater raft trip, treasure hunt and a commemorative T-shirt. Cabins available for rent. Go to www.thorntonsresort.com for details and reservations.

Ski Jumping. Continental Cup Ski Jumping at Giant Pine Mountain in Iron Mountain, MI.

Snowmobiling and Skiing in Northeastern Wisconsin, Crivitz-Pembine Area and Forest County.

Snowmobile Trail Tours at Wildman Whitewater Ranch, N12080 Allison Lane, Athelstane, WI 54104. Phone 715-757-2938. Snowmobile rental, helmet, and experienced guide. Great Family Vacation. Our rental 5 Bedroom Chalet, 3 Bedroom Guest House, and 1 bedroom Hideaway are open year round. Snowmobile Trail Tours. On the Snowmobile Trail

Spread Eagle Art Show, "Art in the Woods", 37th Annual Show, Spread Eagle, WI, 7 miles from Iron Mountain, MI, Sunday, July 20, 2014 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Chuck Wagon in Spread Eagle, Wisconsin. Rain or Shine.


Swimming: Enjoy swimming at one of the County Parks in Marinette or Florence County.
Marinette County Parks

Crivitz Area:
Lake Noquebay Park:
Beach and boat landing with picnic area. Located east of Crivitz on Lake Noquebay. Hiking and a playground for the kids. Turn east on Highway W and watch for the signs.

Twin Bridges Park: Picnicking, boating, fishing, and a sand beach for swimming on High Falls Flowage. Scenic overlook. West of Crivitz on Parkway Road

Pembine-Niagara Area:
Morgan Park:
Swimming, beach, picnic area, playground, boat launch and fishing on Timms Lake, east of Highway US141, between Niagara and Pembine. Photo at right.

 

Florence County Parks

Lake Emily County Park: County Road D, between County N and Highway 101, south of Florence, WI. Swimming, boating, picnicking, and fishing on Lake Emily. Boat ramp. Campground.

West Bass Lake County Park, County Road C, west of Aurora, WI. Boat ramp. Swimming, fishing, picnicking, hiking, and camping on West Bass Lake.


Thornton's Rafting Resort, Campground, and Cabins. W12882 Parkway Road, Athelstane, WI 54104. Phone: 715-757-3311. Experience the most thrilling, challenging Whitewater Rafting in the Midwest on the Roaring Rapids section of the Peshtigo River, Piers Gorge on the Menominee River, or take a quiet scenic paddle. on a calm section of the river. Rafting trips daily from April through October. Funyaks. Paintball Courses, Volleyball, Fishing, Swimming, Biking, and Hiking. Campground with 40 wooded electric and water sites. New 3 bedroom cabin that sleeps up to 10 and three modern 2 bedroom cabins with complete kitchens. Cabins open year round for snowmobiling, ice fishing, and snowshoeing.

Waterfalls of Northeastern Marinette County, the Waterfall Capital of Wisconsin. These waterfalls also provide some of the finest whitewater rafting in the Midwest. Most of the waterfalls are in the Crivitz, Amberg and Pembine recreational areas, although there are a few in Florence County.

Whitewater Rafting on the Roaring Rapids of the Peshtigo River or Piers Gorge on the Menominee River, a Class IV Rapids at Kosirs Rapid Rafts , Thornton's Rafting Resort, and Wildman Whitewater Ranch

Wilderness Shores, 27 wilderness recreation areas where visitors can explore a variety of memorable outdoor experiences; fishing, camping, hiking, canoeing, hunting, skiing, a nature-watcher's paradise. All within 40 miles of Iron Mountain Michigan or Florence, Wisconsin.

Photo of the campground and boat launch on the Pine River Flowage, Florence County, WI. Rustic campsites with fire ring and picnic table. Recreation Area #24

Wildman Whitewater Ranch, N12080 Allison Lane, HIgh Cliffs, Athelstane, WI 54104. Phone 715-757-2938. Whitewater Rafting in northeastern Wisconsin on the Peshtigo and Menominee River at Piers Gorge. Ropes Course. Biking. Camping and Cabins. We have a rental 5 bedroom Chalet, 3 bedroom Guest House and a one bedroom Hideaway on the Peshtigo River. New cabins located on the Menominee river at our Golf Course. Great Family Vacation. ATV Trail Tours. Snowmobile Trail Tours. On the trail. Located just west of Crivitz Wisconsin in High Cliffs.

Wild Rivers Adventure Company in Florence, WI rents Hurricane Kayaks and Trek Mountain bikes for enjoying the back roads, trails, lakes, and rivers in northeastern Wisconsin with delivery available. Half day to weekly rentals. Car carriers available. Rentals of River Tubes. Located on Highway US-2 in downtown Florence. Open Friday through Monday from 10 am to 5 pm. Call for weekday rentals. 209 Central Avenue, Florence, WI 54121 Phone: 715-952-8027

Wisconsin Dells in southern Wisconsin. A wonderful vacation at the Wisconsin Dells can be made through Vacations Made Easy, an online travel site that provides arrangements for lodging, activities, and attractions during your visit. Vacations Made Easy also offers vacations at Mackinac Island and many locations throughout the country. Phone 1-800-987-9852 or 417-823-0981 to speak with one of our experienced representatives

 

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