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Copper Falls State Park

36764 Copper Falls Road, Mellen, WI 54546
+1 715-274-5123
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Doughboy trail is beautifully maintained - there is a section that is handicapped accessible... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Madison, Wisconsin
Beautiful Park!!!

This is a remarkable state park! We hiked three different trails, the best one having the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Omro, Wisconsin
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36764 Copper Falls Road, Mellen, WI 54546
+1 715-274-5123
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Doughboy trail is beautifully maintained - there is a section that is handicapped accessible. Otherwise, a wide crushed stone path with fencing and stairs that take you down to the water level and back up again. People were building stone formations along the waters edge...More

1  Thank nekko95
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a remarkable state park! We hiked three different trails, the best one having the spectacular roaring falls and gorges. There is also an area for camping and a beach for swimming as well as a rustic but flushable toilet and changing house. The...More

Thank AlohaOmro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1.7 mile hike around the park. Beautiful waterfalls and cliffs. Some rugged stairs to climb along the way so not for anyone with knee problems but it's defintiely worth the hike to see everything. It's in the middle of nowhere but worth the drive. Fun...More

Thank MsNashville40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boys and I did the 1.7 mile loop around the falls. Wow it was pretty. The trail was very well kept and afforded us lovely views of the falls. The park provides placards with information about the history throughout the park. There are also...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great way to spend an afternoon! My husband and I happened upon this place and decided to stop to see the waterfall. Much to my surprise, there were actually 2 waterfalls and some cascading falls! It was some of the most amazing...More

Thank brendad256
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loop walk (one hour max) around the gorge (Doughboy Trail) reveals waterfalls of every size: the big, WOWs and gentle flowing water over river rocks. Lots of space for picnics or relaxing. Ice cream, etc. available during summer hours. Optional Park destination is Red Granite...More

Thank Pearl413
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great 1.7 mile hike. Two water falls and incredibly beautiful scenery. The stair can be challenging but the hike is most definitely worth it. $11 for nonresidents of Wisconsin.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My second time visiting. The views of the falls are all around. It is amazing what occurs over time. It is a great place to spend the day with family.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I read most of the reviews before we went, and I agree with most of them. The views were fantastic. If you do the loop to see copper falls first, and the cascades last, I believe the falls get better as you go. With each...More

6  Thank jderuyter
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We hiked all of the trails. Even climbed observation tower. Note: the loop trail leading from tower was overgrown and not very discernible. We went back the way we came. The Red Falls Trail also needed attention. This is one of our favorite WI parks!

Thank Amigo1111
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13 July 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.
27 June 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.
27 June 2017|
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Response from Marshmiller | Reviewed this property |
This is what the website says about camping. "There are 24 sites with electrical hookups. One is accessible for people with disabilities. Four of the sites are the more secluded walk-in type. For details about each campsite... More