Area Attractions

Boulder Junction Chamber Of Commerce 
www.boulderjct.org
boulderjct@boulderjct.org
5352 Park Street, WI 54512
(715) 385-2400

Manitowish Waters Chamber of Commerce
www.manitowishwaters.org
chamber@manitowishwaters.org
P.O. Box 251
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545
(888) 626-9877 or (715) 543-8488

Vilas County Chamber of Commerce
www.vilaswi.com
vilasadv@co.vilas.wi.us
330 Court Street
Eagle River, WI 54521-8362
(715) 479-3649

Waterfalls

Big Manitou Falls

State: Wisconsin (142.5 Miles, Est. Time 2h 57min)
Location: Pattison State Park, south of Superior Wisconsin
Height: 165 
Crest: 10 
Water Source: Black River
Waypoint: 46.53611N 92.12111W
Summary: This impressive waterfall is the highest in Wisconsion. The available views are a bit limited, but it is definitely worth a visit. Big Manitou Falls is located in Wisconsin’s Pattison State Park . This is the highest waterfall in Wisconsin, and is a very impressive waterfall.

Mill Point Resort to Big Manitou Falls, WI
Big Manitou Falls, WI to Mill Point Resort


Little Manitou Falls

State: Wisconsin (143.4 Miles, Est. Time 2h 58min) 
Location: Pattison State
Park, south of Superior Wisconsin
Height: 30 
Crest: 50? 
Water Source: Black River
Waypoint: 46.52222N 92.12583W
Summary: This is a pretty waterfall and is just upstream from Wisconsin’s highest waterfall. Little Manitou Falls is located in Wisconsin’s Pattison State Park, a few miles upstream from Big Manitou Falls. Despite the name, this is still a decent sized waterfall, especially when the river is high. Unlike the big falls, you can get right up close to this one.

Mill Point Resort to Little Manitou Falls, WI
Little Manitou Falls, WI to Mill Point Resort


Bond Falls

State: Michigan (57.8 Miles, Est. Time 1h 14min)
Location: Western part of the U.P., on Bond Falls Rd, east of Paulding MI.
Height: 40 
Crest: 100+ 
Water Source: Middle Branch Ontonagon River
Waypoint: 46.40889N 89.13278W
Summary: This is the best single waterfall in the Western U.P, and the second best waterfall in Michigan. If you are in the Western U.P., possibly on your way to or from the Porcupines or Copper Harbor, this is a definitely worth a stop. 

Mill Point Resort to Bond Falls, MI
Bond Falls, MI to Mill Point Resort


Copper Falls

State: Wisconsin (72.3 Miles, Est. Time 1h 30min)
Location: Copper Falls State Park, near Mellen
Height: 30 
Crest: 10 
Water Source: Bad River
Waypoint: 46.37306N 90.63972W
Summary: The name sake of Copper Falls State Park. An easy to visit waterfall with a scenic gorge and a very scenic neighbor. There is a $10 day use fee to visit the park. There are many other waterfalls in the area, including two others in the park.

Mill Point Resort to Copper Falls, WI
Copper Falls, WI to Mill Point Resort


Morgan Falls

State: Wisconsin (82.9 Miles, Est. Time 1h 55min)
Location: Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, near Mellen
Height: 70 
Crest: 2 
Water Source: Morgan Creek
Waypoint: 46.34722N 90.91611W
Summary: This tall, thin, pretty waterfall is one of the higher waterfalls in Wisconsin. It is located at the end of a .6 mile hike starting from a forest road. As of 2006 there is a $5 dollar day use fee to visit the forest. This waterfall is hidden away in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, and is relatively easy to get to despite being fairly remote. It is only a 1.2 round trip hike to the falls, but you have to first travel on several miles of forest roads.

Mill Point Resort to Morgan Falls, WI
Morgan Falls, WI to Mill Point Resort


Potato River Falls (Lower)

State: Wisconsin (59.2 Miles, Est. Time 1h 14min)
Location: Gurney 
Height: 50 
Crest: 100 
Water Source: Potato River
Waypoint: 46.46111N 90.52889W
Summary: This is one of the most impressive waterfalls in all of Wisconsin, especially if you are looking for some adventure. The waterfall is large, easy to find and provides all sorts of opportunities for exploration. There is also a nearby upper falls that is equally as impressive. Definitely worth visiting. Potato Falls is in Gurney Wisconsin. This is a very impressive waterfall. If you are tired of having your hands held by the State Parks and are looking for a big waterfall that you can freely climb all over, risking
life and limb, this is the one for you.

Mill Point Resort to Potato River Falls, WI
Potato River Falls, WI to Mill Point Resort


Potato River Falls (Upper)

State: Wisconsin (59.2 Miles, Est. Time 1h 14min)
Location: Gurney 
Height: 40 (in several drops)
Crest: varies 
Water Source: Potato River
Waypoint: 46.46111N 90.52889W
Summary: This is the just upstream of the most impressive waterfalls in all of Wisconsin, and is an interesting waterfall all by itself, especially if you are looking for some adventure. This is a large, hard to see all at once waterfall, but definitely worth visiting. Potato Falls is in Gurney Wisconsin. This is a very impressive waterfall. If you are tired of having your hands held by the State Parks and are looking for a big waterfall that you can freely climb all over, risking life and limb, this is the one for you. 

Mill Point Resort to Potato River Falls, WI
Potato River Falls, WI to Mill Point Resort

Small Town Drives

Apostle Islands, WI
(106.6 Miles, Est. Time 2h 23min)

Mill Point Resort to Apostle Islands, WI
Apostle Islands, WI to Mill Point Resort

Ashland, WI
(75.7 Miles, Est. Time 1h 24min)

Mill Point Resort to Ashland, WI
Ashland, WI to Mill Point Resort

Bayfield, WI
(98.8 Miles, Est. Time 1h 53min)

Mill Point Resort to Bayfield, WI
Bayfield, WI to Mill Point Resort

Clam Lake, WI
(77.5 Miles, Est. Time 1h 28min)

Mill Point Resort to Clam Lake, WI
Clam Lake, WI to Mill Point Resort

Iron River MI 
(74.4 Miles, Est. Time 1h 28min) 

Mill Point Resort to Iron River, MI
Iron River, MI to Mill Point Resort

Iron River, WI 
(103.1 Miles, Est. Time 1h 53min)

Mill Point Resort to Iron River, WI
Iron River, WI to Mill Point Resort

Ironwood, MI 
(38.5 Miles, Est. Time 46min)
Mill Point Resort to Ironwood, MI
Ironwood, MI to Mill Point Resort

Land O’ Lakes, WI
(36.5 Miles, Est. Time 48min)
Mill Point Resort to Land O’ Lakes, WI
Land O’Lakes, WI to Mill Point Resort

Presque Isle, WI
(21.2 Miles, Est. Time 31min)
Mill Point Resort to Presque Isle, WI
Presque Isle, WI to Mill Point Resort

Wakefield, MI
(32.8 Miles, Est. Time 55min)
Mill Point Resort to Wakefield, MI
Wakefield, MI to Mill Point Resort

Watersmeet, MI
(44.3 Miles, Est. Time 57min)
Mill Point Resort to Watersmeet, MI
Watersmeet, MI to Mill Point Resort

Lake Superior Drive to Bayfield, WI

From Mill Point Resort Along Lake Superior to Bayfield (west) 
(99.5 Miles, Est. Time 3hs 8min) Map

Return Ride Along Lake Superior Bayfield to Mill Point Resort 
(99.5 Miles, Est. Time 3hs 8min) Map

Welcome to Mercer ­ the True Outdoors
Discover the beauty and allure of the Northwoods of Wisconsin firsthand when you visit Mercer. Truly a four-season playground, Mercer is home to the famed Turtle-Flambeau Flowage and is known as the Loon Capital of the World. >From the beautiful lupines that bloom in profusion here in the spring, to the endless summer days of boating, camping and fishing, to the fall ATV rally and some of the best snowmobiling and cross-country skiing on the planet, there¹s a season for you to enjoy.

Hurley, Wisconsin 
Where 51 Ends and the Fun Begins! 
With an abundance of site seeing and other outdoor activities like ATVing, Skiing, Snowmobiling, etc. you can’t go wrong when … you visit Hurley. Downtown Hurley offers sparkling nightlife and fine dining from a great steak house, Italian restaurants to the best bar burgers. The Hurley area is rich with history, from 19th century mining and logging to remnants of the roaring twenties that included Hurley’s rejection of alcohol prohibition and entertaining of Chicago’s darkest figures like Al & Ralph Capone, John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson!

Ashland, Wisconsin
The City of Ashland, Wisconsin sits nestled at the head of Chequamegon Bay on the southshore of magnificent Lake Superior – which is why we are known as “Lake Superior’s Hometown.” Ashland is a beautiful, close-knit community with an excellent variety of lodging, dining, recreation and attraction options.  FYOB (fill your own bottle) with fresh artesian water 24 hours a day! Artesian wells are located at Maslowski Beach and Prentice Park.

Washburn, Wisconsin
A Small Town On The Greatest Lake
Surrounded by forest, the city of Washburn nestles on the shore of Lake Superior’s historic Chequamegon Bay in northernmost Wisconsin. With unparalleled outdoor recreation opportunities, a vibrant cultural life, and a progressive atmosphere, Washburn is great place to live, a rewarding place
to do business, and a spectacular place to visit.  The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was written about Chequamegon Bay.

Bayfield, Wisconsin 
Gateway to the Apostle Islands….Where the Water meets the Soul!
Bayfield serves as the gateway to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, a National Park that includes 21 beautiful and enchanting wilderness islands and over 12 miles of scenic peninsula shoreline. In fact, the Apostle Islands were recently featured as a “Top Place to Visit” by National Geographic Explorer.

Lake Superior Drive to Copper Harbor, MI

From Mill Point Resort Along Lake Superior to Copper Harbor, Michigan (east) 
(220.2 Miles, Est. Time 4hs 22min) Map

Return Ride Along Lake Superior Copper Harbor, Michigan to Mill Point Resort
(220.2 Miles, Est. Time 4hs 22min) Map

Welcome to Mercer the True Outdoors
Discover the beauty and allure of the Northwoods of Wisconsin firsthand when you visit Mercer. Truly a four-season playground, Mercer is home to the famed Turtle-Flambeau Flowage and is known as the Loon Capital of the World. From the beautiful lupines that bloom in profusion here in the spring, to the endless summer days of boating, camping and fishing, to the fall ATV rally and some of the best snowmobiling and cross-country skiing on the planet, there¹s a season for you to enjoy.

Ironwood, Michigan “Michigan’s Western Gateway”
The Ironwood area is an extraordinarily beautiful area. It has instant access to nature’s finest treasurers. It is not hard to understand why Ironwood attracts visitors from around the nation. While originally an iron mining town, the area is now known for its downhill skiing resorts, including Big Powderhorn, Blackjack, Indianhead, Mount Zion and Whitecap as well as its cross country skiing at the Wolverine Nordic Trail System. Ironwood is home of the “World’s Tallest Indian”: a 52 ft (15.8 m) fiberglass statue of tribal leader Hiawatha.

Silver City, Michigan “Superior by Nature”
On the shores of Lake Superior…at the foothills of The Porcupine Mountains! 
If your passion is nature and true wilderness, Silver City/Porcupine Mountains is a must-do! We don’t have the traffic, the shopping malls, or the fast food chains—what we do offer is a stress-free relaxing place to unwind and rejuvenate. Come up to enjoy the simple things in life!

Ontonagon, Michigan “Welcome to the Real North”
Whatever your favorite time of year or whatever your favorite outdoor activity, Ontonagon would like to welcome you to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, a great place to visit—and stay awhile. We’re on the south shore of Lake Superior, with miles of sandy agate beaches and fabulous sunsets. On the west side is Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park with miles of hiking, Alpine and Nordic ski trails, and hundreds of acres of virgin timber. In the south part of the county, we have Lake Gogebic and the Ottawa National Forest. All this surrounds over 100 waterfalls and miles of snowmobile and multi-use trails. The North Country Trail bisects our county on its route from the Appalachian Trail in Vermont to the Lewis and Clark Trail in North Dakota.

Hancock, Michigan
Cross the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, follow US41 North and suddenly you discover you’re in one of Michi­gan’s most unique Cities. Welcome to Hancock, gateway to the beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula. Named after John Hancock, signer of the Declaration of Independence, the town was founded by the Quincy Mining Com­pany in 1859 during the heyday of the Keweenaw’s copper mining boom. The site of brass foundries and min­ing machinery factories, the town was best known for its famous Quincy Mine. Nicknamed “Old Reliable”, the mine produced copper continuously for 83 years paying stockholders millions in dividends. The City was also home to the Hancock Mine.