Mex-i-mine Falls


Area Status: Open
Meximine falls in spring

Meximinee Falls is a beautiful waterfalls that has easy access.  This Waterfalls was the location for the print "Spirit of the Ottawa".  The trail is a short, fairly easy trail that follows the river for a good view of the falls. Total length round trip is approximately 1/4 mile. The trail is found at Burned Dam Campgrounds, approximately 7 miles northwest of Watersmeet.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Services begin May 27, 2022 until September 30, 2022
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees: No Fee
Open Season: January - December
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Watersmeet is 7 miles to the southwest
Water: None
Restroom: Yes, at campground

General Information

Directions:

The trail is found at Burned Dam Campgrounds, approximately 7 miles northwest of Watersmeet.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Day Hiking

This short trail takes you from Burnt Damm Campground down to the Middle Branch of the Ontonagon River and this historic waterfalls.  Depicted in the artist print "The Spirit of the Ottawa" by Roberta Barg this waterfalls is a must see.

Difficulty Desc. easy to moderate
Status: Open
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Viewing Scenery

While visiting Mex-i-mine Falls it isn't uncommon to see Bear, Whitetail Deer, or a Grey Wolve taking a drink out of the cold, fresh, and clean water of the Ontonagon River.  Even if you don't see wildlife you still will enjoy the scenery of river and the surrounding forest.

Amenities

Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Parking:
Toilets:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.313237

  Longitude : 
-89.054089