I stayed at Copper Falls State Park for a few days in June of 2014 and in my planning and research I found Potato Falls. It's only 30 minutes north of Mellen (where CFSP is located) off Hwy 169 - turn left on Falls Road. There is a great web page that gives details of this falls (www.gowaterfalling.com/waterfalls/potatolower.shtml) Unfortunately the previous reviewers did not find this site because they missed the fact that there is a trail that takes you down to the river. And as pointed out by that author, the only way to get a great shot of this magnificent waterfall is to cross the Potato River. To do this you will need a pair of water shoes, a walking stick and a ziplock bag for your camera. I recommend bringing lots of 100% Deet and a swim suit and towel would've come in handy as well. Crossing the river in June was scary but very do-able. It would have been slightly easier if I had followed my own recommendation and brought a walking stick but very carefully placed feet allowed me to cross at what I felt was the lowest and narrowest part of the river. I ended up going in up to my thighs and not falling which was a plus. Once across the river it's about 150 feet of shallow water and/or braking through some thick brush. This waterfall is grand at about 60 feet high and at least 3 times that in width. This year the water was high and the falls just ROARED!! I took about 10-15 minutes taking pictures and video before making the exhilarating trek back across the river.
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