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Category Archives: Wisconsin State Parks

In late September we stopped at Amnicon Falls State Park. The area had heavy rains during the previous week and there was a lot of water flowing in the Amnicon River. Our first stop in the park was Now and Then Falls. The fall leaves were very colorful.

 

Several views of Lower Falls.

 

Snake Pit Falls.

Upper Falls.

Several other smaller waterfalls.

These are my favorite photography locations in Wisconsin. More photos can be found on my website.

 

Blue Hills

Crex Meadows Wildlife Area

 

Devil’s Lake State Park

 

Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area

 

Gile Flowage

 

Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area

 

Lost Creek Falls

 

Parfrey’s Glen State Natural Area

 

Parfrey’s Glen State Natural Area

Vilas County

 

 

 

I recently stopped at Amnicon Falls to check out the waterfalls. The water levels were good but it was a bright sunny day which made it difficult to photograph the waterfalls.

Snake Pit Falls

Snake Pit Falls

Now and Then Falls

On a recent trip to Duluth we stopped briefly at Amnicon Falls State Park.

 

On our way back from  Skiing at After Hours Ski Trails we decided to stop in at Amnicon Falls State Park to look around. As it turned out the combination of fresh snow and the root beer colored water made for some nice photos.

We scheduled a shopping trip to Hudson, Wisconsin with a side trip for a short hike down to Willow Falls.

It had bee really warm so there was almost no ice on the falls. In fact there was still a lot of green to be found.

A couple of shots had almost no color so I converted them to black and white.

Generally we visit Perrot State Park in the Spring and in the fall but we had some time and the need to finish a book we were listening to on the car CD so we drove down to  Perrot State Park for a hike to the overlook of the Mississippi River.

 

 

 

 

There were a lot of dragonflies around. I had my macro lens on the camera so it was a challenge to get close enough to them to get a photograph.

Common Whitetail

Common Pondhawk

There were also some butterflies around but I didn’t have much luck photographing them.

Aphrodite Fritillary

There were also a variety of wildflowers blooming.

Goat’s Beard

Butterfly Weed

As we were leaving Duluth to head back home we stopped at Amnicon Falls to look around. I didn’t think we would take any photos but this was the first time I had seen large amounts of foam at the bottom of lower falls.

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On a recent visit to Duluth we decided to drive over to Pattison State Park to check on the waterfalls. Our first stop was Little Manitou Falls.

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little-manitou-falls-pattison-state-park-17-2-0070We then drove back down the road to check on  Big Manitou Falls.

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We made a late fall visit to Governor Dodge State Park. The leaves were already down but we had not visited the park in a long time so we decided to do some hiking and scout around for photograph locations.

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