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Copper Falls State Park

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Address: 36764 Copper Falls Road, Mellen, WI 54546
Phone Number: 715-274-5123
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Lovely short walk with beautiful views

I was working in Mellen and had time to visit Copper Falls after work. It's a lovely spot, and the 1.7 mile walk to see the various falls and gorges is delightful. It probably... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I was working in Mellen and had time to visit Copper Falls after work. It's a lovely spot, and the 1.7 mile walk to see the various falls and gorges is delightful. It probably gets really busy on summer weekends, but we almost had the place to ourselves on a Wednesday afternoon in May.

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Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Spring is the time to visit Copper Fall because the the waters runs fast, the inserts are missing and it feels fresh, clean and crisp! The 2 mile Dough Boy trail was the best. While we saw many people run it for exercise, we took our time enjoying the balsam smells, appreciating the CCC constructed steps and the natural wonders... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Went with my husband for our anniversary. This park is the most beautiful place Ive ever been. The falls get better and better as you go through. The walk is beautiful and pretty easy. A few spots have a lot of steps but there are benches along the way up to rest if you need it. I was shocked that... More 

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Good winter hiking. The trail is groomed but not to the point of taking away the challenge completely.

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Seymour, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This past late summer my then boyfriend (now fiancee) went on a small WI waterfall tour. We SO did NOT get to see even half as many as we had planned. I am SO glad we made it here though! Definitely requires one to be physically in-shape-long trails and if you walk around enough-you do need to climb...the trails are... More 

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Sussex, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We hiked the Doughboy trail, and it's amazing! We crossed several scenic bridges and we were amazed at the many lookout areas over the water and several waterfalls. The copper color of the water and falls is stunning against the white snow and ice. The stairs are slippery when snow covered, but manageable with the proper footwear. We also hiked... More 

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Joliet, Illinois, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It took a little to drive here and it is $10 to get into the park but the hike was great. We did a loop around the falls over 3 bridges and saw so many incredible frozen waterfalls and sculptures. It was a warmer day so the snow on the trees was melting and the squirrels were out gathering more... More 

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Jackson, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

There is a $10 per car admission cost for out-of-state visitors. The hike can be strenuous, but the scenery is beautiful. The trails are well marked. The park is beautiful with picnic areas and picnic tables that make it great for large groups. There were 20 of us and we pulled picnic tables together under a large shade tree for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This place has so many amazing views and dozens of places to take great pictures! My brother took my girlfriend and I here to go hiking and we enjoyed it. We joked that the river looked like licorice and could have been in a Willy Wonka movie

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Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Such beautiful views that need to be seen to be appreciated. Loved every minute of this trip. Bring Mosquito spray! I heard the food was pretty good here.

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