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Copper Falls State Park

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Address: 36764 Copper Falls Road, Mellen, WI 54546
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+1 715-274-5123

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Beautiful part with awesome scenery and waterfalls

This part just a couple miles north of Mellen, WI is worth a day trip. There is ample parking and if you're into camping there are many campsites. The main feature of the park is... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2015
Muscatine, Iowa
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Muscatine, Iowa
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed October 16, 2015

This part just a couple miles north of Mellen, WI is worth a day trip. There is ample parking and if you're into camping there are many campsites. The main feature of the park is a walking trail around the Mad River and the waterfalls that have resulted from the river cutting through the rock. The trail was created by... More 

1 Thank bigriver74
Lake Tomahawk
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2015

Great park! The trails around the falls and river are well maintained, and beautiful. Pictures at multiple places along the trail. The observation deck provided a great view.

Thank Kyle G
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2015

This seems to be a hidden gem of the north woods, we were told about this by a friend and he was spot on. Although if you are from the area everyone seems to know what a great park this is. We took the shorter loop to see the three falls and the fire tower, and what a view from... More 

1 Thank Randy L
Madison, Wisconsin
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158 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

The 'doughboys' trail is a well planned loop that has areas to see many views of several falls. It's well maintained. There are a few areas with steep steps that might make it difficult for some. We try to stop whenever we're nearby because it's beautiful and refreshing in all seasons. A perfect break from driving!

Thank 2seniors53
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2015

Great leg-stretcher park for a short walk and beautiful falls after driving or riding in the area. Well worth the 1-hour fee!

Thank MidwestUSA62
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641 reviews
276 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2015

This park is sort of a small version of big national parks out west. Photoghraphers: at the far end of the trail go under the bridge and shoot the river bed. There are all sorts of things worth capturing.

Thank Pixelpanderer
Monona, Wisconsin, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed September 28, 2015

It was absolutely beautiful. Unfortunately it rained the night before and was cloudy so trails were wet and wasn't as great as it would have been if it had been sunny and dry. Definitely will go back!

Thank Barb S
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79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2015

Great trails, beautiful views. Observation tower views left some to be desired, but was a nice place to hike to nonetheless. Very very nice state park.

Thank ringerdog0
Dousman, Wisconsin
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241 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Nature certainly left its' touch on Copper Falls. What a beautiful area. The state has done an excellent job of keeping the park,trails and buildings in great shape. Food is available for purchase. There were clean inside toilets. All trails were well marked and signage along the way explained what you were looking at. The 1.7 mile hike we took... More 

1 Thank Monica58860
Oneida, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2015

We run up to copper falls at least 2 times a year this year we bought a motor home so we stayed over night, should of done that A long time ago we where more relaxed and took the time walking around the falls think its 1.8 miles looking forward to go up there this fall with the colors changing... More 

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