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Wisconsin whitewater, Pike River - North Branch

Marinette county, Twin Lake Road to Eight Foot Falls section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-IV     3.2 miles
  The Twin Lake Road to Eight Foot Falls stretch of Pike River - North Branch in Wisconsin is 3.2 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-IV section of whitewater. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Iron Mountain, as you can see on the road map further down. This section is quite short so no need to bring snacks. Getting a good workout and just hanging out with mother nature will make you glad you came. The
    nature scenery of Marinette County and the cool fresh water make the trip here worthwhile. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. If you've been whitewater rafting
and kayaking outside Wisconsin you might find the rivers here a bit more manageable, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination.

Briefly about the
 
general area:
Eighteenfoot Falls is always fun to check out, and lots of folks from Dunbar come here. You must without doubt stop at Blueberry Point since you're here at Pike River - North Branch; do put some time aside to spend at Bull Falls if you're here at Pike River - North Branch. Coming to this river is always a good idea. The warmest time of the year at Pike River - North Branch comes with high temperatures in the 70's, and the overnight is rather chillier of course, ordinarily in the 50's. For the duration of the wintertime the highs are generally in the 20's; overnight lows in the-10's for Pike River - North Branch.

Pike River - North Branch, Twin Lake Road to Eight Foot Falls road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Pike River - North Branch.
 Whitewater Near Pike River - North Branch:
Pike River - North Branch, Marinette County, 1 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.2 miles long (Twin Lake Road to Eight Foot Falls)
Pike River - South Branch, Marinette County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.9 miles long (FR510)
Pike River - South Branch, Marinette County, 7 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.7 miles long (Mathias Lake Road to Dave's Falls)
Pemebonwon - South Branch, Marinette County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 2.6 miles long (Pembine to Kremlin Road)
Pike River, Marinette County, 11 miles away
      Class II - 6.1 miles long (Highway 141)
Whitewater Outfitter - Kosir's Rapid Rafts, Marinette County, 11 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Argosy Adventures Rafting, Marinette County, 12 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Menominee River, Marinette County, 13 miles away
      Class II-IV - 2.9 miles long (Niagara to Highway 8)
Pemebonwon - North Branch, Marinette County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.4 miles long (Smalley Falls to Long Slide Falls)
Whitewater Outfitter - Thornton's Raft, Marinette County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Pike River - North Branch:
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 20 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Ski Brule, Michigan , 45 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Marquette, Michigan , 66 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 25 runs
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 69 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Gladstone Ski Park, Michigan , 77 miles away, 200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 6 runs
 Hotels Near Pike River - North Branch:
Econo Lodge Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 12 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Iron Mountain, MI, Iron Mountain , 12 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites IRON MOUNTAIN, Iron Mountain , 13 miles away
Days Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 13 miles away
Comfort Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Pike River - North Branch:
Twelve Foot Falls County Park, Dunbar, 1 miles away
Tranquil Vista Campgrounds, Pembine, 7 miles away
Amberg Campgrounds and Bar, Amberg, 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Pike River - North Branch:
Bewabic State Park, Michigan , 32 miles away
Copper Culture State Park, Wisconsin , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Pike River - North Branch:
Pine Grove Country Club, Iron Mountain , 11 miles away
Timberstone Golf Course, Iron Mountain , 12 miles away
Eagle Mountain Golf Course, Iron Mountain , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Pike River - North Branch
Lake Antoine, Dickinson , 13 miles away
Spread Eagle Chain of Lakes, Florence , 15 miles away
Montgomery Lake, Florence , 16 miles away

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