Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Experience fall in Black River Country. Catch brilliant fall color as you drive scenic country roads. Enjoy an eye-popping autumn display in the forests and on the trails. Celebrate fall at an authentic Oktoberfest. Spend a day in downtown Black River Falls at Black River Days. Or, pick apples in a peaceful orchard. This fall, Black River Country is the place to be.
Rustic Road #54
Get an eyeful of fall color as you drive along Rustic Road #54. The route runs for 12 miles, passing flowages and crossing small creeks as it winds through the forest. During the fall, you’ll have an opportunity to see a number of migrating birds who use this area to rest on their way south. Learn more about Rustic Road #54.
Black River State Forest and Jackson County Forest
Black River Country has a unique landscape. In the fall, the mix of pines and hardwoods makes for a truly colorful display. Discover the beauty of Black River Country this fall on more than 100 miles of designated hiking trails. Get trail maps.
On October 1, Black River Falls celebrates its German heritage with the annual Oktoberfest. Festival attendees will be able to taste German favorites and quaff Sand Creek Brewery’s outstanding brews. It’s the perfect flavor combination for a crisp fall day. Get complete event info.
Taste the bounty of fall at Cain’s Orchard in Black River Country. The orchard offers 40 acres of fruit, including 20 acres of apple trees producing 20 different varieties of apples. You can pick your own or buy your apples ready-picked. Learn more.
Located right off I-94, Black River Country is only 2 hours from the Twin Cities, two hours from Madison and only five hours from Chicago. Plan your trip today!