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Copper Falls State Park

36764 Copper Falls Road, Mellen, WI 54546
715-274-5123
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Mellen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
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Peoria, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Beautiful park! The trails are well marked & maintained. The hike around the Falls is not difficult & it is beautiful! The way the trail winds around, you get to see the Falls from so many different angles. Everyone we saw was enjoying themselves! The water is a dark color & foams at it tumbles over the Falls. It made... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is good place but has lot of mosquitos. which can irritate you. dress full and carry insect repellent

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We visited on an overcast, cool day which made it an ideal time to visit. There were some mosquitoes, but not nearly as bad as it may have been on a warmer, nicer day. No matter the kind of day it is, the park is remarkable. We made the 1.7 mile loop and the entire journey had great views. I... More

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I've been planning this trip for months and I went solo tent camping. The main reason I went solo was to have the time to take the pictures I wanted without anyone (wife or kids) complaining that there were too many mosquitoes or I was taking too long or it was too hot or too cold or whatever! It worked!!... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Just visiting for the day, we hiked to see the falls on a cool afternoon. The hike was very nice with great views of the Bad River and two falls. The mosquitoes were ferocious and we used bug spray with 5% Deet. However, I would recommend a much higher level as we continued to spray more on us during our... More

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Grand Rapids, MI
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251 reviews 251 reviews
141 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We had a picnic lunch here – lots of great spots for that or there is an option to eat at their little café. We did the hike up to the look-out tower and a 2 mile loop. The hike to the look-out was probably not worth it. The rails extended about 5 ½ feet up and they weren’t spaced... More

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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87 reviews 87 reviews
21 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

First trip to Copper Falls State Park even though I live only two hours away. What an amazing experience. I've traveled extensively and this park stands against any place I have been in terms of natural beauty. The Copper Falls is great but the Brownstone Falls, with the rainbow created, is awe inspiring.

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Sheboygan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The kind of small city where people still greet each other as they pass by. The camping there is unmarked. The smell of clean air and pure water. I highly recommend hiking, and there is enough sights to see that a day will be filled. Many nature areas within a hours drive. Bring your bike!

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Harshaw WI
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

This is one of the prettiest state parks in Wisconsin. The entire loop is a pretty good hike but the trails are well maintained and the time and effort pays big dividends. The many falls and gorges leaves one with the feeling they have really discovered they left another part of the country. We live only about an hour away... More

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Beautiful morning walk through the state park. Worth the hike to see all nature and relax in views. We went for a morning walk and would go back.

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