Tag Archive: State Park

Aug 14

Lower Amnicon Falls – Wisconsin

Lower Amnicon Falls is the other and dare say lesser half to what amounts to the park’s main attraction.   While not my ideal type of waterfall.  Lower Amnicon Falls roughly 100 yards away its counterpart and worth the quick way down to see.  Now if my visit to here occured in August then I might …

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Aug 13

Upper Amnicon Falls – Wisconsin

Upper Amnicon Falls is not the biggest or best waterfall in the area.  However, it is the namesake to a state park that should not be missed.  Amnicon Falls State Park was a blast to visit. Everything was accessible not far to walk to and incredibly scenic. Amnicon Falls State Park has to be one …

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Aug 10

Snake Pit Falls – Wisconsin

Looking for waterfalls?  Look no further than Amnicon Falls State Park. They have 4 named ones including Snake Pit Falls.  Finally, a waterfall with an interesting name.  Upper, Lower, Bridal Veil, Punchbowl heard of those?  I bet you have.  “Where you going?” I am going to go see Snake Pit Falls.  Now I sound like …

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Aug 07

Little Manitou Falls – Wisconsin

Little Manitou Falls is the perfect complement to its big brother just up the road.  Both falls make Patterson State Park a great visit for waterfall lovers.  At 30-feet tall it is a decent sized waterfall in its own right, but pales in comparison to Big Manitou Falls.  Though it has its own features that …

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Aug 06

Big Manitou Falls – Wisconsin

Go big or go home.  That has been our motto on family vacations for a while now.  Discovering that the tallest waterfall in Wisconsin, Big Manitou Falls, was a short drive from where we were staying in Duluth, Minnesota we knew we had to see it.  Being from the plains it is not every day …

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Jul 25

Wolf Creek Falls – Minnesota

Wolf Creek Falls was supposed to just be a side note in our Minnesota adventure.  A place to stop as we made our way from Minneapolis to Duluth.  It ended up being one of my fondest memories of the whole trip.  All because of my wonderful daughter and her incredible imagination. My oldest and I …

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May 01

Pedernales Falls State Park – Texas

Pedernales Falls State Park lies 45 miles east of Austin Texas.  Needless to say, it is a popular state park. Especially, in the dog days of summer when the park becomes a great place to swim, wade, canoe or tube down the river.  However, with over 5,000 acres to explore Pedernales Falls State Park has …

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Nov 10

Slide Rock State Park: Revisit

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Slide Rock State Park is a wonderful state park in Arizona.  Having a group of teenage boys (boys cross country team) with me on this trip I knew it would be a place they would enjoy.  First of all, it was a natural waterside and second a chance to jump off a small cliff.  Slight …

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Oct 21

Hot Springs State Park: Wyoming

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Thermopolis… sounds like the hometown to a magma inspired superhero.  It just might be your marvelous spot after a soak in its free bath house.  Hot Springs State Park is Thermopolis best attraction.  Famous for being the home to the world’s largest mineral hot spring.  Where everyday over 8,000 gallons of mineral water bubble up …

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May 19

Fall Creek Falls: Tennessee Waterfall

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Fall Creek Falls is Tennessee’s largest waterfall.  Located in Fall Creek Falls State Park.  One of the best state parks that I have ever visited.  My trip there was a basically a drive by but still got to see some stunning scenery.  Also realized that a drive by is not going to cut it next …

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