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"Off The Beaten Path"

Nice little area to visit. The falls are the only thing here so it's just a quick stop off of US... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
jaylbay
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Chicago, Illinois
Falls adjacent to road on way to weekend retreat.

Small gravel parking lot. Short walk to falls.Worth stopping at to take in the sights and sounds... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
slhuber2016
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Beloit, Wisconsin
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All reviews galena territory great place to take pictures small water fall quick detour short hike eagle ridge resort my husband and i selfies spillway mist beauty pics picnic scenic town
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thunderbay Falls is beautiful and very easy to get to. It's tucked away in Galena territory and right off the road.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank samj1225
Reviewed 6 November 2018

If you are going to Galena it is just outside of the town. If you enjoy waterfalls it’s worth a short trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 965deborahv
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Must be on the golf course as that is the only thing we found and even locals did not know where this was! The book I had did not say "members only"!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lois H
Reviewed 5 November 2018

This waterfall is probably actually a spillway--but it's still beautiful. It's in the Galena Territory--maybe 10/12 minutes from Galena--but worth the drive. Part of what makes it so pretty is that the white foam/bubbles you see in a waterfall are contrasted with a really black...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank suedo66
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We happened on to the falls and we were amazed. They are beautiful. We were just taking a drive looking at the country side and it was very unexpected

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dixiecurry38
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Nice little area to visit. The falls are the only thing here so it's just a quick stop off of US 20. Large area to watch and photograph along with a small lot for your car.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jaylbay
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Small gravel parking lot. Short walk to falls.Worth stopping at to take in the sights and sounds. Scenic and good views from two levels.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank slhuber2016
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Small, well made area with water fall. Just sit, listen to the sound of water, get some mist on your face and relax.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tina B
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Maybe we visited during the wrong time of day, but I didn’t think it was very photogenic, or maybe it was because of all the water. But it was still a nice visit. My wife was more interested in all the wildflowers on the bank...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank OtPot
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Just a quick detour in 20 hwy u can find this falls.it says private area but there s a small parking lot and immediately to ur left u can see the falls. Very pretty and good for photographs.no swimming ..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shobana N
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Andrew H
29 August 2018|
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Response from tinasJ1795QG | Reviewed this property |
No. Not from what I could see.
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Ezra A
17 June 2018|
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Response from tinasJ1795QG | Reviewed this property |
No. It’s open to the public.
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educate7
30 April 2018|
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Response from Julie N | Reviewed this property |
No, this is not a location you can't swim at. Just a nice view for photos.
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