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Thornton's Raft

Marinette county, Wisconsin whitewater outfitter

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The scenic beauty of Marinette County and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water will make you feel great. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Iron Mountain. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem
    but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Wisconsin are often easier than in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that many of
the sections in this state are safe for beginners. Getting some good exercise and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers.

Briefly about the general area:
This is a popular spot for folks from Athelstane. At Thornton's Raft during the long summer days
highs are in the 70's with nighttime lows in the 50's. Highs through the winter are typically in the 20's while the cold winter nights at Thornton's Raft are in the 0's. The annual rainfall here at Thornton's Raft is about average. Throughout the month of September you get the most rain around here, and February is the month with the least moisture.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Thornton's Raft.
 Whitewater Near Thornton's Raft:
Whitewater Outfitter - Kosir's Rapid Rafts, Marinette County, 3 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Wildman Whitewater Ranch, Marinette County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Thunder River, Marinette County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 0.5 miles long (Veteran's Park)
Peshtigo River, Marinette County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.8 miles long (Johnson Falls Road to Schaeffer Road)
Peshtigo River, Marinette County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 5.1 miles long (Otter Creek)
Pike River - South Branch, Marinette County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.9 miles long (FR510)
Peshtigo River, Marinette County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.9 miles long (Goodman Park to Otter Creek)
Rat River, Marinette County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 3.3 miles long (Partridge Lane to Harper Road)
Peshtigo River, Marinette County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II+(IV) - 2.7 miles long (Benson Lake Road to Goodman Park)
Pike River - South Branch, Marinette County, 14 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.7 miles long (Mathias Lake Road to Dave's Falls)
 Ski Areas Near Thornton's Raft:
Norway Mountain, Michigan , 33 miles away, 500 foot drop, 6 lifts, 17 runs
Ski Brule, Michigan , 45 miles away, 500 foot drop, 11 lifts, 17 runs
Hidden Valley, Wisconsin , 63 miles away, 200 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Marquette, Michigan , 79 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 25 runs
Gladstone Ski Park, Michigan , 88 miles away, 200 foot drop, 5 lifts, 6 runs
Nordic Mountain, Wisconsin , 89 miles away, 265 foot drop, 6 lifts, 14 runs
Sunburst, Wisconsin , 91 miles away, 225 foot drop, 9 lifts, 10 runs
Little Switzerland, Wisconsin , 99 miles away, 200 foot drop, 7 lifts, 15 runs
 Hotels Near Thornton's Raft:
Country Hearth Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 25 miles away
Econo Lodge Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 25 miles away
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Iron Mountain, MI, Iron Mountain , 26 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites IRON MOUNTAIN, Iron Mountain , 26 miles away
Comfort Inn Iron Mountain, Iron Mountain , 26 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Thornton's Raft:
Thornton's Rafting Resort & Campground, Crivitz, 1 miles away
Peshtigo River State Forest - Old Veterans Lake, Athelstane, 3 miles away
Twin Bridges County Park, Athelstane, 4 miles away
 Public Lands Near Thornton's Raft:
Copper Culture State Park, Wisconsin , 33 miles away
Bewabic State Park, Michigan , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Thornton's Raft:
Desmidt's Golf Course & Country Club, Crivitz , 13 miles away
Woodland Ridge Golf Course, Crivitz , 15 miles away
Parkway Golf Course, Pound , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Thornton's Raft
Chute Pond, Oconto , 18 miles away
Little Bear Lake, Oconto , 19 miles away

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