Copper Falls State Park

Ancient lava flows, deep gorges and spectacular waterfalls make this one of the state's most scenic parks. Log buildings from the 1930s CCC era add a special charm.<br><br>The call of the loon, the forest primeval, the timeless character of cascading waterfalls; these and more await the visitor to Copper Falls State Park. There are also three terrific mountain bike trails to ride. Take-on some hills or enjoy an easy roll. The Takesin is a single-track trail with glimpses of the Bad River through the tall pines. Be sure to check out the view of the 80 foot-deep gorge at the scenic overlook. The Vahtera Trail rolls through a beautiful forest of birch and maple. The North Country National Scenic Trail skirts Loon Lake and crosses the marshland and woods to Mellen.

Hours of Operation

6am-11pm.

Directions

Two miles north of Mellen via Hwy. 169.

Features

  • On Water
  • Disabled Access

Campground Type

  • Backpack
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer

Publicly Owned

  • Yes

Number of Campsites

  • 59

Showers and Flush Toilets

  • Yes

Dumping Station

  • Yes

Concessions

  • Yes

Nature Trails

  • Yes

Trail Length (miles)

  • 8

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Tracked
  • Hilly
  • Wooded

Toilets

  • Yes

Camping Hook-ups

  • Electric