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Wisconsin whitewater, Pemebonwon - North Branch

Marinette county, Smalley Falls to Long Slide Falls section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS IV-V     1.4 miles
  This section of Pemebonwon - North Branch in Marinette County is 1.4 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class IV-V section. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The put-in location is a short drive from Iron Mountain, if you're not familiar
    with the area there's a road map further down the page. This is a very short section so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. Getting some good exercise
and spending some quality time in nature will have you coming back for more. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. The wonderful Marinette County scenery and the cool fresh water will make you feel great. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to  
get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general area:
You're sure to come across some cheerful people from Pembine here, and do put some time aside to spend at Smalley Falls if you're here at Pemebonwon - North Branch. You can never get enough of the nice skiing at Norway Mountain, and Long Slide Falls is a great local attraction. This is such a wonderful river. High temperatures at Pemebonwon - North Branch all through the summertime months are in the 80's while overnight lows are commonly in the 50's.

Pemebonwon - North Branch, Smalley Falls to Long Slide Falls road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Pemebonwon - North Branch.
 Whitewater Near Pemebonwon - North Branch:
Pemebonwon - North Branch, Marinette County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1.4 miles long (Smalley Falls to Long Slide Falls)
Whitewater Outfitter - Argosy Adventures Rafting, Marinette County, 1 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Kosirs Rapid Rafts, Marinette County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Pemebonwon - South Branch, Marinette County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 2.6 miles long (Pembine to Kremlin Road)
Menominee River, Marinette County, 5 miles away
      Class II-IV - 2.9 miles long (Niagara to Highway 8)
Menominee River, Marinette County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 0.3 miles long (Quiver Falls)
Pike River, Marinette County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 3.4 miles long (to Barker Road)
Pike River, Marinette County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 6.1 miles long (Highway 141)
Menominee River, Marinette / Menominee County, 12 miles away
      Class IV - 0.2 miles long (Pemene Falls)
Pike River - South Branch, Marinette County, 12 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.7 miles long (Mathias Lake Road to Dave's Falls)
 Ski Areas Near Pemebonwon - North Branch:
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 7 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Marquette, Michigan , 53 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 25 runs
Ski Brule, Michigan , 55 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Gladstone Ski Park, Michigan , 64 miles away, 200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 6 runs
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 70 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
 Hotels Near Pemebonwon - North Branch:
Days Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 8 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Iron Mountain, MI, Iron Mountain , 9 miles away
Econo Lodge Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 9 miles away
Country Hearth Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 10 miles away
Comfort Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 11 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Pemebonwon - North Branch:
Morgan Park, Pembine, 4 miles away
Kenkae Travel Park and Store, Vulcan, 7 miles away
Tranquil Vista Campgrounds, Pembine, 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Pemebonwon - North Branch:
Copper Culture State Park, Wisconsin , 39 miles away
Bewabic State Park, Michigan , 39 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Pemebonwon - North Branch:
Bombers Golf Course, Niagara , 4 miles away
Norway City Oak Crest Golf Course, Norway , 4 miles away
Oak Crest Golf Course, Norway , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near Pemebonwon - North Branch
Pine Creek Lake, Dickinson , 8 miles away
Mary Lake, Dickinson , 9 miles away
Lake Antoine, Dickinson , 10 miles away

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