Local Attractions

Did you know... Wausaukee is an Indian name for "Among the hills". It has been incorporated for over 100 years. In early years the area boasted many sawmills and logging adventures. Now a snowmobile trip may put you on a narrow gauge railroad bed which at one time was used by area loggers. Listed below are a few points of interest in the area that you may wish to visit.

Dave's Falls-15 miles-just south of Amberg on the Pike River. Dave's Falls, with a wooden bridge crossing the Falls, is part of the Marinette County Park System which includes sixteen developed parks and waysides. Dave's falls is one of over a dozen waterfalls in the Marinette County Waterfall Tour!

DeYoung Zoo
Nestled in the wilderness of the beautiful Upper Peninsula, you will love the natural setting filled with amazing animals from around the world. Large natural habitats, education through hands-on experiences, as well as up close and personal family fun!

County Forests-Marinette County has 227,594 acres of county forest land, most of which is open to public hunting, fishing, hiking, berry picking, or picture taking.

Marinette County Logging Museum-25 miles-On U.S. 41 on Stephenson Island, just off the Wisconsin-Michigan Interstate Bridge. See the logging era of the 1800's and 1900's. Picnicking areas available on the Island.

Peshtigo Fire Museum-30 miles-One block north of Highway 41 on Oconto Avenue. Turn at Ellis St. The Museum is housed in the first church constructed after the Peshtigo Fire. The fire, which occurred in 1871, destroyed the entire city.

Piers Gorge-35 miles-Piers Gorge is a very beautiful scenic whitewater rapid area along the Menominee River. Rafting trips are available.

Indian Dance Rings-12 miles-NE of Wausaukee on Squaw Creek Road

Bear Point Yacht Club
W5154 Hwy 180
Wausaukee, WI 54177

 Phone: 715-856-5092

E-Mail:
hill54177@yahoo.com


 

 

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