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Great waterfalls and scenery

The Ottawa National Forest is home to many waterfalls and beautiful scenic areas. A must see when... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Sarah O
Beauty Awaits at every turn

The beauty surrounds you in this area. So much to see and do. Hiking trails for everyone . Nature... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Dover, Delaware
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Ottawa National Forest is home to many waterfalls and beautiful scenic areas. A must see when you are in the Ironwood area. Close to waterfalls in Wisconsin too.

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The beauty surrounds you in this area. So much to see and do. Hiking trails for everyone . Nature at its best. Waterfalls are a must see.

Thank ChristyL559
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I picked up a pamphlet that showed several different waterfalls. All had different lengths of walking paths to get to them. We chose the one with the shortest distance (500 ft) because our daughter had difficulties walking very far. It was a very cool experience...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We spent about three days hiking to all the waterfalls and we loved every second of it. It's so quiet and unspoiled and everywhere you look it's breathtakingly beautiful. Some of the trails and steps down to the waterfalls are steep and the mosquitoes/flies were...More

4  Thank sandys5boys
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great for hiking, fishing and camping. You can travel for hours and not see another person. Well maintained. Some primitive campgrounds are vacant most of the time. The area is full of lakes and well stocked. Hunting has gone down hill since wolf's were reintroduced...More

2  Thank Lin O
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

On our annual trip tot the U. P. we visited the falls in the Ottawa National Forrest! Be sure to see them all of you have the time.

Thank lucy p
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Beautiful views of the majestic Lake superior and a number of beautiful and photogenic waterfalls throughout the area

Thank impulsemews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nature at its best. Peaceful, lovely. One of our favorite places to visit. Nature at its best. Great camping, hiking.

Thank cdaidone
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Ottawa National Forest provides a myriad of year-round recreation opportunities for every age. It offers places to go camping, fishing, boating/canoeing/kayaking, hiking, horseback riding, Off-Road Vehicle mudding, mountain biking, sight seeing, birding, hunting, snowmobiling, cross-country and downhill skiing. There are many spectacular waterfalls along...More

3  Thank crystalcottagecr2017
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Ottawa National Forest is a really nice place. It's very clean and kept up. There's a lot of cool things to see here like Black River Harbor.

Thank Mike7473
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12 May 2015|
Response from Tawnijulia |
Some trails are short and others are longer. All of them say the distance at the beginning of the hike. Keep in mind in many places there are loads of stairs.