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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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Although I counted a grand total of twenty-five mosquito bites, the park was absolutely beautiful, with pristine waterfalls audible during most of our hike on the Doughboys trail... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

A friend and I camped for a night in the South loop at Copper Falls State Park. We were in site 43 and had to reserve over a month in advance just to get one night up there. I walked around the south loop and would recommend site 34 if it's available. Close to the nicer bathrooms and not surrounded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Although I counted a grand total of twenty-five mosquito bites, the park was absolutely beautiful, with pristine waterfalls audible during most of our hike on the Doughboys trail. The observation tower is a must—the view is great. If I were to go again, it'd definitely be in the fall, when the leaves are changing and it's cooler outside with less... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Incredible views, great trails, well maintained rest rooms and facilities - even a concession stand offering reasonably priced food items (open summer only). Off the beaten path but worth the drive. Allow enough time to enjoy a longer hike.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We visited the state park to see the waterfalls and they were very impressive! The hiking was not to hard but there are a lot of stairs to climb around the park. The scenery is wonderful and there is a lot of wildlife around. One thing I would recommend to skip was the observation tower. You have to climb a... More 

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Minocqua, United States
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I make regular trips to Wisconsin and surrounding area regularly and this time was determined to go a little more hiking than I have before. This park is spectacular, easy walking, some trails with wheelchair access. All with scenic lookouts. Just a great way to spend a day.

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This state park is amazingly beautiful and a true Wisconsin gem. It dates back to 1929 with much of the park developed by the CCC and WPA during the Great Depression. The Doughboys’s Nature Trail is the main trail - a fairly easy 1.7 mile loop that takes you around the heart of the park and its waterfalls. Children of... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We visited the park and hiked the trails with the beautiful falls. They have a couple look out towers after you get past all those stairs, it was a great work out. After our hike we had a picnic lunch at the park there. Nice park and not real crowded.

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The scenery and trails are awesome. Beautiful falls, serene and peaceful. Wildlife e.g. deer, loons, etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great state park. Like most parks in Wisconsin the trails were well groomed and clearly marked. They don't allow dogs and it doesn't say it anywhere on-line that I could find, fortunately we decided to keep ours at home that day. At least you know there won't be any droppings to dodge. The trails are not handicap friendly at all,... More 

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Bristol, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Dogs are not allowed on any trails that lead to the falls. There is a pet picnic area where leashed dogs were allowed or they could be walled on roads and through camp grounds. I'm sure the falls are beautiful, but was not able to see them.

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Address: 36764 Copper Falls Road, Mellen, WI 54546
Phone Number: 715-274-5123
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Mellen

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