Whitewater Rafting at
Thornton's Resort in Northern Wisconsin & Michigan
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 and is open year round.
The resort offers Whitewater Rafting, Camping, Housekeeping Cabins, Swimming, Kayaking, Fishing, and The bar at Thornton's Resort is open year round and serves hamburgers, pizza, and snacks as well as your favorite beverage.
SPRING RAFTING 2015 IS GREAT!
PESHTIGO RIVER PLUNGE: APRIL 25, 2015
The Menominee River offers class IV rapids and is a guided trip run in 5-8 person self-bailing rafts. The Menominee River is a scenic 45 min. drive from our resort and begins at the beautiful 200' cliffs bordering WI and the UP. Down river you will experience the famous "Piers Gorge" which we run twice.
Please e-mail us or call 715 757-3311 for reservations. Trips run daily at 10am and 2 pm. Cost includes guide and all gear.
For over 30 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.
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.
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, complete kitchens facilities, bed linens, foldout futon in the living room area, and large yards with a private firepit and picnic table.
Other fun activities offered are swimming, paintball, fishing, hiking, and biking.
enjoy fishing on the Peshtigo River.
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.
Don't forget about our 17th Annual Radar Runs - January 2016 and Human Ice Bowling - February 2016. Dates to be determined.
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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