Waterfall Lower Part
Located on the West Branch Montreal River (Hurley Area).
West out of Hurley on U.S. 2 for 3 miles, turn south (left) on Park Road
and continue .2 miles. Turn west (right) on Town Park Road.
Cross the one lane bridge to enter the park just below the falls.
Other scenic rapids and riffles are upstream.
Picnic area and pavilion available.
Located on the Turtle River (Mercer-Turtle Flambeau Flowage Area).
North from Mercer on U.S. 51 for 1.4 miles.
Turn west (left) on Hwy. FF and proceed 5.2 miles.
Turn left at Iron County Park/Lake of the Falls sign.
Picnic and rustic camping facilities, boat landing with access
to Turtle Flambeau Flowage via Turtle River.
Located on the Potato River.
From Hurley take Hwy 77 W to Upson,
then turn right on Highway 122 North. Travel for 5 miles,
turn west (left) on Sullivan Road and proceed 3 miles
to the river and falls.
*OR you can take Hwy. US-2 West from Hurley
for about 10 miles to Hwy. 122 S.
You'll go through the town of Saxon and continue for +4 miles to Sullivan Road
where you will turn right and proceed about 3 miles to the river and falls.
No ATV access.
West branch, Montreal River.
From Hurley via Hwy. 51 South, travel 4 1/2 miles.
Turn right (west) on County Hwy. C.
About 1 1/2 miles west, the county road turns sharply north - don't take that.
Continue forward on the gravel road (Island Lake Road).
After about a mile it turns south, follow Island Lake Road about another 3 miles
to Falls Road. Turn right, go about 1.3 miles.
Follow rustic path signs.
*OR from Hurley traveling West on Hwy. 77 go about 4 mi. to South Elm Street,
turn left and follow approx. 0.4 miles to Spring Camp Road,
turn left (South). Travel 5.1 miles along Spring Camp, (you will cross W Branch Rd.)
to a rough logging road on the left. Follow 0.9 miles to falls.
ATV access via Route 13.
Travel west from Upson about 2 1/2 miles on Hwy. 77.
Take a right on Casey Sag Rd. One mile north of Hwy. 77
on Casey Sag Rd. near the rustic trail on the west.
Then it is about a 3/4 mile hike.
No ATV access.
From Hurley travel West on US-2 about 17 miles to Hwy. 169.
Turn left (South) on Hwy. 169 and go about 5 1/2 miles.
Take a left (east) turn on Vogues Rd. Follow the gravel road for
3 1/2 miles until a hairpin turn.
Where the road forks take the center road to the South
for about 1.5 mile.
From there hike up the hill to a primitive campsite above
the north side of the falls.
*OR from Hurley travel about 15 miles West on Hwy. 77 to Casey Sag Rd.
Turn right (North) and travel about 12 miles up to Vogues Rd. (do NOT take Vogues Rd).
Take the road on the left (South) and continue about 1.5 mile.
From there hike up the hill to a primitive campsite above the north side of the falls.
No ATV access.
We invite you to enjoy the Waterfalls of Iron County, located in northern Wisconsin, as perfectly natural now as when they were discovered. You’ll find some of the most spectacular waterfalls in Wisconsin here, both in height and surrounding scenery. Most of Iron County’s many waterfalls are located off-the beaten path, unspoiled by crowds. Play it safe around these natural areas—use care and enjoy the falls from a safe distance.
Waterfall Upper Part
Located on the Montreal River (Lake Superior/Saxon Area).
Take Hwy. 122 north of U.S. 2 approximately 4.2 miles.
You will cross the Wisconsin/Michigan Border.
Continue another .5 miles, then turn left on a gravel road.
Parking lot available.
Located 14 miles northwest of Hurley, WI and Ironwood, MI.
A big falls on the Michigan/Wisconsin border. When the water is
high it is especially impressive. The gorge below the falls is one of
the deepest in the midwest. If you are looking for some adventure
it is a great stop, but there are many other nearby waterfalls that
are easier to get to.
For additional information and directions visit: Saxon Falls
Located on the Potato River (Gurney Area).
Head south from U.S. 2 on Hwy. 169, 2.8 miles (through Town of Gurney).
Turn West on Potato River Falls Road, continue for 1.5 miles.
Town park with rustic picnic campsites available.
ATV access via routes.
Located on the East Branch Montreal River (Hurley Area).
Take U.S. 2 west of Hurley for .6 miles to gravel road at Interstate Falls sign.
Follow road straight east – do not take any side roads.
Continue for .3 miles and park at large parking area on the left.
Follow the trail to the north to visit Interstate Falls.
(Interstate Falls is downstream from nearby Peterson Falls which is "closed to the public".)
The trail is 0.3 mile long.
For addt'l information you can visit: http://www.interstatefalls.org/
Located on the Potato River (Upson Area).
Take Hwy. 77 west from Hurley into Upson.
Turn north at Upson Town Park sign, then left at end of street.
After crossing the river, turn left into Upson Town Park.
Camping & Picnic area available.
*Campground & bathroom closes at the end of October.
Located on the Turtle River (Mercer Area).
Head east on County J in Mercer for 2.5 miles.
Turn north (left) on Beaver Lodge Circle.
Proceed 3.6 miles, passing Beaver Lake Road.
Turn east (right) on Fisher Lake Road 1.2 miles to
small side road on the left leading to Shay’s Dam.
Watch for “Shay’s Dam” sign.
Park with picnic area available.
No ATV access.