Copper Falls State Park, Mellen

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#10 of 57 in Nature in Wisconsin
Copper Falls State Park is a 3068acre state park in 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 settlers mined copper in the area. The state park was created in 1929 and amenities were developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Works Progress Administration. In 2005 the park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a site with 10 contributing properties.Activities and amenitiesLoon Lake: The lake offers swimming, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and boating with electric motors only. Trout fishing can be found on the Bad River and Tylers Forks.Trails: The park has of trails including a portion of the North Country National Scenic Trail. Trails are used for hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing.Camping: The campground has 24 sites with electric hookups. A camper cabin is accessible to persons with disabilities.Images
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  • 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!  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • Great place to hike, camp and photograph nature. Showers in the summer, trailer dump station and winter hiking. Beautiful waterfalls.  more »
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  • A very nice state park with scenic, quick and easy trails. Stayed there for 3 days and was over all very happy with my stay. They have a cozy, small beach and easy access to fire wood. If you really need supplies, there's a Dollar General right outside the park. The camping sites we're nice, but a bit close for my liking, but that's camping. We camped at the South campground. The real bathrooms, with showers are there. The showers were free! I would recommend visiting this state park.
  • Love it during the fall,this year I was kinda early. Was my first time,had went with some family. Was a nice walk and so many different things to see. I would love to go back again next year!
  • Stopped here on a road trip and went for a hike make sure you have your camera or your phone so you can take lots of pictures the trails are well maintained. Lot of resting spots along the way lot of great places to park.
  • This is a wonderful place to visit. Take the time to walk the trails and see all the waterfalls and rock formations. It's a very picturesque place to go with wonderful views at every turn.
  • Lots to see here. Beautiful waterfalls and great hiking trail. At this time the tower was very Icy and couldn't get to the top.

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