Amnicon Falls State Park

Amnicon Falls State Park, Superior WI

This 825-acre park south of Superior on Hwy. 2 features waterfalls and rapids along the Amnicon River. The chief attractions of the park are a series of waterfalls on the Amnicon River as it flows around a small island and under a historic covered bridge.


Amnicon Falls is located in Wisconsin's Amnicon Falls State Park .

Pattison State Park, with the breathtaking beauty of Wisconsin's highest waterfall, 165-foot-high Big Manitou Falls. Nature trails, swimming beach, and camping add to the park's attraction. Brule River State Forest, 15 minutes east of Amnicon Falls State Park, boasts the Bois Brule River, known nationwide for its fine trout fishing and canoeing Spend the day paddling down the river or hiking the many trails, some of which convert to ski trails in winter. There are four waterfalls here: the upper and lower Amnicon Falls, Snake Pit Falls and the seasonal Now and Then Falls. The park is a place to picnic, camp, walk in the woods, and learn about the Douglas Fault, the geological formation that created the falls.

A wooden bridge allows visitors to look downstream to red sandstone believed to be 3,000 feet deep, while sights upstream showcasing the one billion year old basalt. The tannic acid-colored waters support the only native muskie population in this region of the state while also containing several species of trout, salmon, walleye and migrating steelhead. Birch and pine forests support a bevy of wildlife including white-tailed deer, coyotes, raccoons, foxes, porcupines, beaver, otter, and mink. Bird life embodies 130 species ranging from raptors to upland game birds.

Opens the end of April and closes the first week of October. Camping at wooded campsites, picnicking. hiking and walking trails can be accessed. However most of the sites are level so it is feasible for RVers who don't need any hookups.

Brunet Island State Park Private Campgrounds and Camping Reservations

Friends of Pattison and Amnicon Falls State Parks

Direction:
Amnicon Falls State Park in the City of Superior - Douglas County (Northwest WI).

Locations

Amnicon Falls State Park
4279 County Highway U
South Range, WI 54874
United States
FOPAFP - Pattison State Park
6294 S. State Road 35
Superior, WI 54880
United States
Phone: 
(715) 398-3000, (715) 399-3111
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Email:Kerry.Isensee@wisconsin.gov
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Location (alternate): Amnicon Falls State Park, 4279 County Highway U, South Range, WI 54874

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