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Pattison State Park

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Address: Highway 35, Superior, WI
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+1 715-399-3111
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This park features a beach on Lake Superior, waterfalls, and miles of...

This park features a beach on Lake Superior, waterfalls, and miles of hiking trails.

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Beautiful waterfall, nice trails

I went here to cross country ski and check out the waterfall. Cross country trails were groomed (quite icy when I went) and were a little on the narrow side with some tighter... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Daryl F
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here to cross country ski and check out the waterfall. Cross country trails were groomed (quite icy when I went) and were a little on the narrow side with some tighter turns. Was a nice trail through nature though and goes along the river. Fees are $11/day for out of state vehicles, and $8/day for residents. If going... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nice hiking trail to lower level of the falls. Beautiful scenery, great picnic areas, beach. Great vacation destination or just to spend an afternoon exploring nature.

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Superior, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

this Park is pretty amazing! the height of the falls is impressive. The trails are beautiful in Autumn. There is a beach and swimming area, camping and gorgeous grounds. it is worth the trip!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have been to Pattison many times over the years. As a youth I enjoyed swimming and camping. Now I enjoy the hiking trails, water falls, and Autumn colors.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We were just a bit early (October 2-4), but the hiking was great. Camping is great this time of year in Minnesota- no mosquitos, not hot and muggy, crisp cool evenings.

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Thank Kirk A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Extra special state Park. Clean and well maintained. The views are breath taking with great observation ledges. Good walking trails.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is an amazing place to go to see. There is a lot of walking but well worth the walk especially if you enjoy falls.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

On a recent visit to Duluth, MN, we decided to drive over to Superior, WI to visit the highest waterfall in the State of Wisconsin. We purchased a pass that allowed us to visit both falls, upper and lower, over a two-hour period. Plenty of time allotted to do just that. Beautiful park, nicely maintained walkways to the viewing areas.

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Superior, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Above normal rainfall made my recent visit to this BLACK RIVER waterfall especially exciting! Wisconsin's largest waterfall is just down the road but in the same Pattison State Park. Picnic areas abound, and the campground fills every summer. Great swimming! Clean, fresh water at all the drinking fountains are a welcome sight after trekking the hiking trails. So much history... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a wonderful park at all times of the year. It's also quite quiet, and not crowded. I would especially recommend a walk around the lake during the fall, when the leaves are turning.

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