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The Northwoods of northeast Wisconsin boasts a variety of small villages and townships of 2,000 residents or less. Those include the villages of Coleman, Crivitz, Pound and Wausaukee. Townships include Amberg, Athelstane, Beaver, Beecher, Dunbar, Goodman, Lake, Middle Inlet, Pembine, Porterfield, Pound, Silver Cliff, Wagner and Wausaukee. All are located in Marinette County, which is the Waterfall Capital of Wisconsin.

Marinette County

In addition, Marinette County is home to 14 waterfalls and calls itself the Waterfalls Capital of Wisconsin. A waterfalls tour offers short and long hikes in serene, natural settings. Some of the trails can be difficult. About half of the water...

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Northern Marinette

Northern Marinette County has thousands of acres of public hunting land and miles and miles of rivers and streams, including the Menominee River. A person can fish for trout in the highest concentration of trout streams in Wisconsin. The ar...

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Stephenson

The Town of Stephenson is home to Governor Tommy Thompson State Park, Old Veterans Lake Campground, Twin Bridges County Park and Thunder Mountain Overlook Park. From the lookouts in Thunder Mountain Overlook Park visitors can see for many mil...

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Silver Cliff

Bordering the Town of Athelstane is the Town of Silver Cliff. The Peshtigo River and the Rat River flow through the township. McClintock County Park and Goodman County Park are located in Silver Cliff. Several resorts provide great access to ...

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Porterfield

The Town of Porterfield, located just north of Peshtigo and Marinette, is host to the annual nine-day Porterfield Country Music Fest. The annual festival is held at Green's Green Acres, which is six miles west of Marinette, just off Hwy 64. Ove...

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Pembine

The Town of Pembine area (located 80 miles north of Green Bay on Highway 141) has some of the finest public recreation areas in the Midwest. It is home to beautiful Morgan County Park and Long Slide Falls, one of the most picturesque of the m...

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Lake

Lake Noquebay, Lake Noquebay Park, and the Lake Noquebay Wildlife Area are located in the Town of Lake.

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Dunbar

The Town of Dunbar is home to Northland International University, a Baptist university. NIU has a beautiful 1,200-acre campus. Although the college recently closed, new leadership is in the process of redefining the ministry and has already b...

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Beecher

The Town of Beecher is home to Four Seasons Island Resort and Golf Course (nine holes, 2,809 yards, par 34) and Green Acres Golf Course (nine holes, 2,510 yards, par 34). Four Seasons Island Resort is located on beautiful Miscauno Island on t...

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Athelstane

The Town of Athelstane is a quaint township which is home to Nimrod Inn and the Athelstane Country Mart. The park-and-ride for one of the major ATV trails in located in this township.

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