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Wisconsin whitewater, Tyler Forks

Iron county, Moore Park to Vogues Road section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III+(IV)     7.6 miles
  The wonderful Iron County scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Tyler Forks are reasons enough to come here and paddle. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in Wisconsin is often easier than elsewhere, so better not forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. The Moore Park to Vogues Road stretch of Tyler Forks in Iron County is 7.6 miles long and is a class II-III+(IV) section of whitewater according to American
    Whitewater. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get
to one, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. There are some good sections to paddle in this river system, the Moore Park to Vogues Road section is one of them. A bit of exercise and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great reasons to come. The starting point is not too far from Merrill, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. This stretch is mid length, you can easily run  
it on an afternoon. The beauty of the Gogebic Range is a great plus for this river. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
Tyler Forks is not far at all from Upson; a tour to Island Lake revitalizes the soul. All the outdoors enjoyable things in the Gogebic Range will keep you coming back time and again. Very scenic scenery and fine skiing is what you get at Whitecap Mountain. Copper Falls State Park is a great place to stop by. Tyler Forks gets a normal amount of annual rainfall. August is the wettest month with most rain, and the driest month is February.

Tyler Forks, Moore Park to Vogues Road road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Tyler Forks.
 Whitewater Near Tyler Forks:
Tyler Forks, Iron County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 7.6 miles long (Moore Park to Vogues Road)
Potato River, Iron/Ashland County, 4 miles away
      Class II-IV(V) - 6.5 miles long (Highway 169 to Potato River Road)
Potato River, Iron County, 4 miles away
      Class I-IV - 7.2 miles long (Foster Falls to Highway 169)
Potato River, Iron County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 6.1 miles long (Upson Falls to Foster Falls)
Tyler Forks, Ashland County, 7 miles away
      Class II-IV - 1.8 miles long (Gehrman Creek to Brownstone Falls)
Bad River, Ashland County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III - 18.8 miles long (Devil's Gate footbridge to Elm Hoist Road)
Bad River, Ashland County, 10 miles away
      Class III-V - 6.2 miles long (Highway 169 to Devil's Gate footbridge)
Montreal River, Iron/Geobegic County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.1 miles long (below Saxon Falls to Highway 122)
Chippewa River - East Fork, Ashland County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 21.6 miles long (Glidden to FR164)
Bad River, Ashland County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 7.1 miles long (Cayuga to Foster Junction railroad bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Tyler Forks:
Whitecap Mountain, Wisconsin , 8 miles away, 400 foot drop, 8 lifts, 43 runs
Big Powderhorn Mountain, Michigan , 29 miles away, 600 foot drop, 10 lifts, 33 runs
Blackjack, Michigan , 36 miles away, 465 foot drop, 6 lifts, 20 runs
Indianhead, Michigan , 37 miles away, 638 foot drop, 9 lifts, 23 runs
Porcupine Mountain, Michigan , 63 miles away, 641 foot drop, 4 lifts, 15 runs
Lutsen, Minnesota , 63 miles away, 1088 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Christie Mountain, Wisconsin , 73 miles away, 350 foot drop, 6 lifts, 23 runs
Granite Peak, Wisconsin , 90 miles away, 700 foot drop, 8 lifts, 74 runs
 Hotels Near Tyler Forks:
Days Inn Hurley, Hurley , 22 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Park Falls , 22 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Ironwood, Ironwood , 23 miles away
Comfort Inn Ironwood, Ironwood , 24 miles away
AmericInn Ironwood, Ironwood , 25 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Tyler Forks:
Wren Falls, Upson, 1 miles away
Potato River Falls, Saxon, 4 miles away
Upson Community Park, Upson, 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Tyler Forks:
Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Bayfield - WI , 31 miles away
Copper Falls State Park, Wisconsin , 10 miles away
Island Lake, Michigan , 15 miles away
Big Bay State Park, Wisconsin , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Tyler Forks:
Mellen Country Club, High Bridge , 17 miles away
Eagle Bluff Golf Club, Hurley , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Tyler Forks
Lake Six, Iron , 16 miles away

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