Whitewater Rafting at
Thornton's Resort in Northern Wisconsin
Experience the most Thrilling, Challenging Whitewater Rafting in the Midwest at Thornton's Resort on the Roaring Rapids section of the Peshtigo River in Northeastern Wisconsin
Thornton's Whitewater Rafting Resort, Cabins & Campground is located 18 miles northwest of Crivitz, in Northeastern Wisconsin.
The resort offers Whitewater Rafting, Camping, Housekeeping Cabins, Bar with Music Weekends, Swimming, Fishing, Volleyball, and Paintball.
For over 22 years, Thornton's has been providing one of the most thrilling and memorable whitewater rafting experiences in the entire Midwest. Rafting trips are run daily April through October on the Roaring Rapids section of the Peshtigo River. Guaranteed to include crashing whitewater rapids to gentle stretches of river that last just long enough for you to catch your breath and enjoy the spectacular beauty and wildlife of the area.
Come up and enjoy the spring run-off in April and early May offering Class IV Whitewater Rafting.
Thornton's professional, friendly staff will guide you on the 5 mile trip, approximately 3 hours, in the best quality equipment available including funyaks, the next best thing to kayaking. Funyaks are stable single person, self-bailing kayaks that offer you all the fun-packed action of a kayak. All equipment, instruction, and transportation are included.
Thonton's Resort offers two paintball courses: Our Strategy Course and the Grudge Course. Call 715-757-3311 for reservations. Four hours of play costs $40.00 per player with a minimum of 6 players. Pay for 11 and the 12th person is free. If you bring your own gun and belt, the cost is $25.00 per person.
Camping and Cabins
Catering to the outdoor enthusiast, Thornton's large campground offers 40 large sites with water and electricity available, secluded wooded tent sites, and group sites. Each site has its own firepit and picnic table. There are large, modern shower/restroom facilities. Plenty of room for trailer parking.
Thornton's Resort offers two new 3 bedroom cabins that will sleep up to 10 and three modern 2 bedroom cabins. All cabins have showers, TV, complete kitchens facilities, bed linens, foldout futon in the living room area, and large yards with a private firepit and picnic table.
Thornton's Rafting Resort provides some of the best fishing for Walleye, Bass, Perch, Muskie, and Crappie in Caldron Falls Reservoir, the 1300 Class A Musky Lake across the road and within walking distance of the resort. Caldron Lake has a boat launch, sandy swimming beach and is large enough for water sports such as waterskiing, tubing, or wakeboarding. Fishermen also enjoy fishing on the Peshtigo River. ATV trails nearby for some great riding through the woods.
Winter fun: Cabins are open year round for winter enthusiasts who want to enjoy snowmobiling, ice fishing, and snowshoeing. Our cabins are right on the Iron Snowshoe Trail, a beautifully groomed trail that you can ride for hundreds of miles in any direction, enjoying the natural beauty of the north woods.
Directions: Thornton's Whitewater Rafting Resort & Campgrounds is located in Northeastern Wisconsin, just 70 miles north of Green Bay. Take Hwy 141 to Crivitz. In Crivitz, turn west and follow Cty A to Cty X. Turn west on Cty X, follow the signs to Parkway Road, turn right (north) and follow Parkway Road for five miles till you see Thornton's Rafting Resort & Campgrounds.
Cabins & Campgrounds
W-12882 Parkway Road
Athelstane, WI 54104
Visit our web site at: www.thorntonsresort.com
Photos: Thornton's Resort and Campgrounds
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