Pattison State Park

View Website Favorite (31) 6294 S State Road 35 - Superior, WI 54880
Information: 715-399-3111
Toll Free: 888-947-2757

Show off your selfie skills! Find a selfie stand located at the south overlook at Big Manitou Falls and stop for an amazing photo. Share yours with us on Instagram using #ScenicWisconsin. This stand is fully accessible with a paved path to the overlook. 

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
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Tracked
    • Hilly
    • Wooded
  • Shelter
    • Yes
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Beaches
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
    • Waterfalls
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 9
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes
  • Swimming
    • Yes
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Campground Type
    • Backpack
    • RV
    • Tent
    • Trailer
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Camping Hook-ups
    • Electric
  • Beach
    • Yes
  • Number of Campsites
    • 62
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes

Nearby Places

1
Head of the Lakes Fair 7/11/2018 - 7/15/2018 Superior - 10.21 miles away
2
Great Northern Classic Rodeo 8/31/2018 - 9/02/2018 Superior - 10.21 miles away
3
Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival 8/24/2018 - 8/25/2018 Superior - 12.91 miles away
4
Food and Wine Tasting 5/03/2018 Trego - 35.86 miles away
5
Herbster Annual Smelt Fry 4/28/2018 Herbster - 45.08 miles away
6
Hungry Bear 100 5/05/2018 Cable - 45.62 miles away
7
Mt Borah Epic 6/02/2018 Cable - 45.71 miles away
8
Women's Mountain Biking Weekend 6/01/2018 - 6/03/2018 Hayward - 46.32 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