Pattison State Park

The park encompasses 1,476 acres of forested land - mostly balsam fir, birch, aspen and spruce - wetlands, a lake and rivers. It's features include: Wisconsin's highest waterfall, Big Manitou Falls, at 165 feet, a 300-foot beach on Interfalls Lake, and Little Manitou Falls, a 31-foot twin waterfall. Almost 200 species of birds come to the park, 54 species of mammals live here, and many reptiles and amphibians dwell in Pattison's varied habitats. There are 62 campsites and 9 miles of hiking trails.

Hours of Operation



Located 12 miles south of Superior on Hw. 35. Paved parking lots in the main park area, at Big Manitou Falls and Little Manitou Falls.


  • On Water
  • Disabled Access
  • Camping

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Tracked
  • Hilly
  • Wooded

Campground Type

  • Backpack
  • Tent

Publicly Owned

  • Yes


  • Yes

Number of Campsites

  • 62

Trail Length (miles)

  • 4

Showers and Flush Toilets

  • Yes

Natural Attractions Type

  • Beaches
  • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Waterfalls


  • Yes

Dumping Station

  • Yes


  • Yes


  • Yes

Nature Trails

  • Yes

Camping Hook-ups

  • Electric