Waterfall Lower Part

Kimball Falls (N46.48584 W90.26374)

10' high.
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.

Lake of the Falls (N46.150291 W90.160477)

10' high.
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 County 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.

Foster Falls (N46.42248 W90.45887)

25' high.
Located on the Potato River.
From Hurley take Hwy. 77 west to Upson,
then turn right on Hwy. 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 U.S. 2 west from Hurley
for about 10 miles to Hwy. 122 south.
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.

Spring Camp Falls (N46.34833 W90.23886)

West branch, Montreal River.
From Hurley via U.S. 51 south, travel 4 1/2 miles.
Turn right (west) on County 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 West Branch Rd.)
to a rough logging road on the left. Follow 0.9 miles to falls.
ATV/UTV access via Trail 13.

Rouse Falls (N46.36843 W90.47791)

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 left (west).
Then it is about a 3/4 mile hike.
No ATV access.

Wren Falls N46.39774 W90.50694)

Tyler Forks River.
From Hurley travel west on U.S. 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

Superior Falls (N46.56267 W90.41527)

90' high.
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 0.5 miles, then turn left on a gravel road.
Parking lot available.

Saxon Falls (N46.535797 W90.380255)

90' high.
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.

Directions to the Saxon Falls Overlook

From Hurley: travel about 11 miles west on U.S. 2 to the intersection with County B; head north on County B for roughly 2.7 miles at which point County B will curve to the west; do not follow the curve, but rather continue north on Saxon Falls Road (unpaved) down the hill approximately 0.5 miles to the unpaved parking area. On foot, follow the short, wooded hiking trail to the east of the parking area, which leads to the overlook location.

From Ashland: travel about 26 miles east on U.S. 2 to the intersection with WI Hwy. 122; head north on WI Hwy. 122 for roughly 1.6 miles, then veer easterly (right) onto Berg Road (unpaved) and continue for an additional 0.4 miles to the intersection with County B; travel east on County B for an additional 1.9 miles, at which point County B will curve to the south; do not follow the curve, but rather turn north on Saxon Falls Road and continue down the hill approximately 0.5 miles to the unpaved parking area. On foot follow the short, wooded hiking trail to the east of the parking area, which leads to the overlook location.

Please note: the overlook can be safely accessed only from the Wisconsin side of the Montreal River.

Potato River Falls (N46.46715 W90.53032)

90' high.
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/UTV access via routes.

Interstate Falls (N46.47552° W90.20085°)

18'
Located on the  East Branch Montreal River (Hurley Area).
Take U.S. 2 west of Hurley for 0.6 miles to gravel road at Interstate Falls sign.
Follow road straight east – do not take any side roads.
Continue for 0.3 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/

Upson Falls (N46.37009 W90.41133)

18' high.
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.
ATV/UTV access via routes.

Shay’s Dam Falls

15' high.
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.

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