Please come and enjoy a fall color hike at scenic Wildcat Falls near Watersmeet Michigan on Saturday September 22 at 1 PM central time. There is no charge, all are welcome. Please bring appropriate hiking boots, water, and camera.

Meet at County Line Lake Road near Wildcat Falls. To get there, go to the intersection of US Highway 45 and Gogebic County Road 206 (Sucker Lake Road). The intersection is 3.4 miles north of Watersmeet and 15 miles south of Bruce Crossing. Go west on County Road 206 approximately 5.3 miles and then turn right on County Line Lake Road. Go north 1.5 miles and park near the Scott and Howe Creek stream crossing. Meeting location coordinates: N46.349211° W89.287639°

This event is another in the series titled ‘Appreciate Our Common Lands: A Hands-on Celebration of Forestland Conservation’, and is hosted by the Northwoods Alliance Inc. and Partners in Forestry Coop with assistance from the UW Center for Cooperatives.

These conservation groups are working to raise the necessary funds to acquire this property and transition it into a Wildcat Falls Community Forest. This 160 acre property encompasses old growth trees, rock outcrops forming a canyon, numerous riparian features along the trout stream as well as Wildcat Falls.  

For more information on these events please contact Joe Hovel at 715-479-8528 or or see to learn more about the groups ongoing conservation efforts.


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