Copper Culture State Park

DNR photo

DNR photo

This 51-acre park features an Indian burial ground from the Copper Culture about 6,000 years ago, the oldest cemetery site in Wisconsin. Locally owned park museum offers a detailed look at Copper Culture life and times. Also enjoy the 15-acre short-grass prairie or fish the Oconto River. Vehicle admission sticker not required.

Hours of Operation

Open year round. Museum open Memorial Day through Labor Day 11am-4pm. Thursdays through Sundays or, for groups, by appointment.


This park is located in Oconto and maintained by the DNR office in Crivitz. From highway 22, turn left onto West Ave, turn right onto Mill St. Follow park signs.


  • On Water

Natural Attractions Type

  • Parks, Forests, Trails

History/Heritage Type

  • Early Industry