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wonderful trails along the river

the park has a loop trail along the Bad River where you get views of two different water falls... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robert M
Mellen, Wisconsin
Really a beautiful place to hike!

You would never know what beauty is there unless you park your car and take a hike! Not a hard... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie R
Janesville, Wisconsin
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36764 Copper Falls Rd, Mellen, WI 54546-9103
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Reviewed 6 days ago

the park has a loop trail along the Bad River where you get views of two different water falls- Copper Falls & Brownstone Falls. Take the time & hike the full loop from the concession stand & back. There is a handicap access road with...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You would never know what beauty is there unless you park your car and take a hike! Not a hard hike to do but has some hills and sights! Would be beautiful all seasons. I’m guessing the main trail would be closed in the winter...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a weekday to find a geocache and chase some waterfalls. Was absolutely amazed at the beauty of this park which included three waterfalls, very nice trails, and beautifully paved walk areas and bridges. The fence structure was magnificent as well.

Thank rberndt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gem in northern Wisconsin. We did the 2.5 hour drive north to enjoy the fall colors and check out this place that we heard about a few years ago. It rained on the entire drive and throughout our 2 hour visit to...More

Thank jasoczka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Copper Falls State Park in north central Wisconsin is beautiful for a fall color trip. The bright yellows and reds from maple, aspen and oak trees really 'pop', and make for a photographer's dream. We took a group of Boy Scouts and camped at the...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We stopped by mid-week so there were few people. This is a gorgeous state park and the waterfalls are amazing! We stopped by a few other falls on this trip but they were not as spectacular as all of the falls in this park. The...More

Thank Jayne C
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Beautiful, beautiful state park. We went for the fall colors and waterfalls. We were not disappointed. Gorgeous day and view. The trails are not too strenuous. Definitely worth the price of admission.

Thank susieq53191
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We visited the park on a Wednesday, so while there were a few people there, it definitely felt like we had the park to ourselves. We did the Doughboy loop, which was a 1.7 mile hike around the falls. It wasn't too rigorous, but the...More

Thank Zach B
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We hiked the major trails and the are easy navigate and hike on. The falls are amazing, and they have great look outs to see the falls in their entirety. We spent an afternoon here and didn't come close to seeing everything.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Visiting from the Pacific Northwest, I was pleasantly surprised!! Did the Doughboy hike (1.7 mile loop) today. Great trail through the woods with beautiful waterfalls! What a gem! Really nice little walk!

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Heather M
September 9, 2018|
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Response from Michele D | Reviewed this property |
It is a well-defined loop around the falls.
Joyce K
August 23, 2018|
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Response from Faith20152015 | Reviewed this property |
If memory serves me correctly we researched before we went and they were not allowed in most places. I know we did not see any dogs on the trails we were on.
Earl M
July 7, 2018|
Response from Sconietraveler | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t really look but from what I remember it took stairs to get to the mail trail to see the falls