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Copper Falls State Park

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36764 Copper Falls Rd, Mellen, WI 54546-9103
+1 715-274-5123
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Amazing Waterfalls

Went in the spring when it was still a little icy, but the falls were amazing, it's a great hike... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Adam G
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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Copper Falls State Park - much more impressive than your "normal" State Park !!!

Copper Falls State Park is a 3,000 acre State Park in northern Wisconsin. The park contains a... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
lanceo53
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“red granite” (10 reviews)
“the loop” (9 reviews)
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36764 Copper Falls Rd, Mellen, WI 54546-9103
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"observation tower"
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"red granite"
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"the loop"
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"concession stand"
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"north dakota"
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"mile hike"
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"concession building"
in 4 reviews
"doughboy trail"
in 19 reviews
"stone steps"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 8 reviews
"great trails"
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"hiking trails"
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"stairs to climb"
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"day trip"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in the spring when it was still a little icy, but the falls were amazing, it's a great hike and looks like a great place to stay if you like staying at state park campgrounds. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Copper Falls State Park is a 3,000 acre State Park in northern Wisconsin. The park contains a section of the Bad River and its tributary the Tylers Forks, which flow through a gorge and drop over several waterfalls. Old Copper Culture Indians and later European...More

1  Thank lanceo53
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Reviewed February 26, 2018

We have visited the park in the summer and winter, what a great place, plan on spending a few hours at the park. You will need to have a state park pass or buy a daily pass.

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

I have been going here since I was a little girl. Lots of stairs, so be prepared for a gorgeous hike but lots of wonderful spots to relax an enjoy the view. Make sure to pack a lunch, they do have a small restaurant on...More

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Reviewed December 18, 2017

We hiked in September, and the weather was gorgeous, but not as gorgeous as the views from the Doughboy Trail at Copper Falls State Park! It was worth the drive and the day pass!

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Having spent 3 nights in Big Bay State Park, we arrived at Copper Falls State Park. After driving around and checking out campsites, we picked campsite number 33, in the northern loop. Although it was located near a park road and close to two other...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Have not been here for 10 years so wife and I took day trip from Wausau. Nice sunny day, the leaves were really starting to turn, and the water levels were up in the Bad river so the falls were great. Love this park for...More

1  Thank Todd P
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

We have been to Copper Falls many times over the years but this is the first time we went to Red Granite Falls as suggested by the Ranger at the station. What a nice surprise. You truly hike to this falls, no steps like at...More

2  Thank italian71
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

Beautiful walk, nice trails. Walked to observation tower, didn't climb- wonderful views from trail there. Proceeded to the trail to the falls, the roaring sound, scenery was breath taking. Easy walking. First time here, looking forward to returning.

1  Thank mjordanfan
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

We visited this park many years ago. I was not able to put the correct year from the menu. Guessing around early 2000s. A bad storm had taken down a section of trees along a trail but it did not get in the way of...More

1  Thank Sue P
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Tommye J
February 3, 2018|
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Response from Lara P | Reviewed this property |
There are many trails in the park. You can pick your difficulty level and all are very pretty. The one that goes around the waterfalls has many stairs. There are benches to sit on at the top and bottom of each and some have... More
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Mak3126
July 13, 2017|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been to Bayfield and only visited Ashland for a part of a day a few years ago. I can't recommend any hotels, but if you are into sightseeing there are lots of things to see in the area.
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June 26, 2017|
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Response from Jim34282985 | Reviewed this property |
There are backpacking sites for camping separate from the two campgrounds. There are also a few walk in sites from one of the campgrounds. Just talked with someone who had been fishing. He caught some trout on the river.
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