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Things to do near Chalk Hills Campground.

  • Fishing: The Menominee River is just a short walk away. Because the river is boundary water, if you live in either Michigan or Wisconsin you only need a license from that state to fish.
    • Bait is available at Camp Shakey on MI G12 at intersection of Hwy 577(8 miles)
    • Bait at Cennex - Driftwood - in Amberg, WI. CtyK to Amberg, right 1 mile to station on left.(9 miles)
  • Boating: There are two boat launches nearby
    • 2 miles North at WE Energies site #4
    • 4 miles South at WE Energies site
  • Golf: All are public 9 hole courses
    • Four Seasons Resort on Miscauno Island (approx 7 miles away)
    • Green Acres Golf course on Cty Z, WI (approx 12 miles away)
    • Indian Hillls Golf course in Stephenson, MI (approx 15 miles away)
  • Zoo:
    • De Young's Family Zoo is a MUST SEE to believe. This zoo is a unique hands-on experience and features many large tigers. You won't forget your visit! It's also very affordable.
    • Check out the DeYoung's Zoo website
  • Restaurants: In case the fishing doesn't go as planned
    • Four Season's Bar and Grill
    • Green Acres Golf course Bar and Grill
    • Long Branch Bar in Faithhorn, MI 
  • Waterfalls: The paths are very rustic so consider this if you have small children
    • Pick up a Marinette County Waterfalls Tour map at a nearby gas station
    • Peminee Falls on MI State Rd W2 - (just up the same road North about 7 miles)
    • Dave's Falls on WI Hwy 141 near Amberg
    • 12 Foot Falls-WI near Dunbar.This is difficult to find, so be ready for an adventure.
  • Swimming:
    • We strongly advise against swimming in the Menominee River near the campground as the nearby dam creates a dangerous current. There is NO SWIMMING directly at this campground.
    • Shakey Lakes Park on MI G12 has a wonderful beach(no lifeguard) for a nominal entrance fee (approx 10 miles away)