Pattison State Park

Brink of Big Manitou Falls photo by Anya Russom.
Little Manitou Falls photo by Anya Russom.
Big Manitou Falls, located in Pattison State Park, is Wisconsin's highest waterfall.
Pattison State Park is home to about nine miles of hiking trails. Photo by Anya Russom.
View Website Favorite (27) 6294 S State Road 35 - Superior, WI 54880
Information: 715-399-3111
Toll Free: 888-947-2757
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. The park has over nine miles of hiking trails, offering stunning views of the waterfalls. Pattison State Park's campground has 59 regular (family) campsites, 18 of them with electric hookups and three remote walk-in sites. There is a sanitary dumping station but no sewer or water hookups. Showers and flush toilets are available during the summer. Pets are welcome in Wisconsin State Parks but must be on a leash and under control at all times. Certain areas may be off limits to pets. Visit our website for more details.
  • Features
    • Disabled Access
    • On Water
    • Camping
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
  • Campground Type
    • Backpack
    • RV
    • Tent
    • Trailer
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Tracked
    • Hilly
    • Wooded
  • Swimming
    • Yes
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 9
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Beaches
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
    • Waterfalls
  • Beach
    • Yes
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Camping Hook-ups
    • Electric
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Shelter
    • Yes
  • Number of Campsites
    • 62

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Port Wing Area Historical Society Flea Market 7/01/2017 - 7/02/2017 Port Wing - 38.59 miles away
6
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Wild Rice Pancake Breakfast 5/28/2017 Danbury - 43.92 miles away
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Musky Festival 6/23/2017 - 6/25/2017 Hayward - 47.08 miles away

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Green Innovations

  • The introduction and transportation of invasive species are prevented through actions and education
  • Participants in the Clean Boats, Clean Waters program
  • Leave No Trace principles are promoted to visitors
  • A recycling program is in place
  • Water conserving low-flow fixtures are installed