DescriptionVast Black River State Forest, W10325 US 12 E., and adjoining Jackson County Forest provide 188,000 acres of public lands full of wilderness trails, trout creeks and beautiful rock outcroppings; phone (715) 284-4103. The winding Black River is a favorite with canoeists and kayakers, and clear Wazee Lake is not only the deepest lake in Wisconsin, it is said to be one of the best scuba diving destinations in the Midwest.
One of the first sawmills in Wisconsin was built here in 1819; the city was a busy logging center throughout the 19th century. Field of Honor Veterans Memorial , behind the chamber of commerce on Water Street, honors veterans and their families.
Visitor InfoBlack River Area Chamber of Commerce 120 N. Water St. BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI 54615. Phone:(715)284-4658 or (800)404-4008
Things to SeeBlack River State Forest