One Of Wisconsin’s Best Kept Secrets, A 60-Foot, Three-Tiered Waterfall, Has Finally Received A Name

Wisconsin is full of surprises – and Breakwater Falls is one of them. The towering waterfall is actually one of the state’s largest, yet most residents have no idea that it even exists. However, it looks like the waterfall is finally getting its due, beginning with a name. Take a look:

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Check out the video below to learn more about Breakwater Falls.

Want more information on Wisconsin’s secret waterfall? Visit the Wild Rivers Interpretive Center (Visitor Center), which is located on the corner of Highway 70 and US 2 in Florence, to pick up a “Fun on the Wild Rivers Waterfall Guide.” Additionally, you can call (888) 889-0049 to have brochures and maps mailed to you. You can also visit the River Alliance of Wisconsin website.

Ready to seek out these hidden falls? Breakwater Falls is located 1.75 miles west of County Road N, where Power Dam Road dead-ends at the We Energies Powerhouse. Visitors can park near the turnaround and follow the signs up the dam’s access road, which leads to the top of the falls. Remember, the trails leading to the waterfall are primitive and somewhat rugged, so good footwear is a must.

Did you know about Breakwater Falls? If not, do you plan to visit now that you do know about it? Know of another hidden fall? Tell us in the comments section.

This isn’t the only Wisconsin waterfall worthy of a visit. Read about others here.

Address: Power Dam Rd & County Rd N, Commonwealth, WI 54121, USA