Copper Falls State Park
Ancient lava flows, deep gorges, and spectacular waterfalls make Copper Falls one of Wisconsin’s most scenic parks. There are many trails throughout this State Park that feature amazing waterfalls, lakes & rivers. The park offers hiking, bicycling, picnicking, fishing and swimming opportunities in Loon Lake. The 1.7-mile Doughboy’s Nature Trail, along the Bad River, is one of the best hikes in Wisconsin featuring multiple waterfalls, bridges and overlooks. Enjoy exploring around the park, walking the many trails and taking in all the nature. There are also three terrific mountain bike trails to ride.
Directions: Take US 2 to hwy 77 for 25 miles. Once in Mellen, turn right onto Main Street and then turn right onto WI-169N. In 1.5 miles turn into Copper Falls State Park and follow the signs. Fee required. Driving time: 53 min.