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"A nice place to visit, a great place to stay and play!"

Village of big falls

 

ABOUT the village

The Village of Big Falls is a small community located in the north central portion of Waupaca County approximately 21 miles north of the City of Waupaca in the Town of Wyoming. Major highways passing through Big Falls include CTH “C” to the west and CTH "G " radiating northeast from the village, providing access to the City of Marion about 7 miles away along with STH 110. Big Falls population in 2015 was at 57 according to the last census.

The Little Wolf River flows southeasterly through the north center portion of the community.  Big Falls Pond is the major recreational resource for village residents providing public access for some of the best fishing and boating. Hunting of deer, turkey, and other wildlife are also favorite past times.

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RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

 

Over 12 acres of outdoor recreational lands are currently available for use by Big Falls’ area residents.  This acreage is contained in three park sites: 

1. Big Falls Boat Landing

2. Andy's Park

3. North Park

Most park acreage comes from the newest New North Park; and several access sites on the Little Wolf River. A number of these access points serve as canoe and boat launches. There is also plenty of public open space owned by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources within a 5 mile radius from the Village center. Keller County Park also exists a few miles to the northeast along with private facilities such as Farmer Gene's, Marion and Glen Carin Golf Course in Ogdensburg.

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Little Wolf River

Great angling, swimming, and tubing opportunities exist, as well as kayaking and canoeing.  The class III & IV rapids make for a unique recreational experience along with the serenity, beauty, and rural setting like you are up north but in central Wisconsin. Eagles, countless ducks, herons exist along it's borders. Waterfalls and hidden secrets are just waiting to be discovered.

Trails

Snowmobile trails exist as an easy way to get from point A to point B in the winter time as snowfall is abundant. Additional biking and walking trails are being looked at to increase health and vitality.