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OMG, the frozen falls, snow covered canopy. Gorgeous. Had a winter picnic. Xcrountry ski trails... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
Lisa J
Big Falls and Small Falls

This WI state park is within comfortable driving distance from Ashland WI. We combined visiting... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Chicago, Illinois
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“both sides”(8 reviews)
This park features a beach on Lake Superior, waterfalls, and miles of hiking trails.
Hwy 35, Superior, WI
+1 715-399-3111
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All reviews big manitou falls hiking trails both sides beautiful falls black river short walk day pass smaller waterfall great place for a hike down the road easy access beautiful area goose poop hidden gem nice walk great outdoors fun playing
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

OMG, the frozen falls, snow covered canopy. Gorgeous. Had a winter picnic. Xcrountry ski trails also. Great stop to get some exercise to burn off Duluth's yummy calories

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 16 January 2019

This WI state park is within comfortable driving distance from Ashland WI. We combined visiting these two falls in one morning. To see the big falls up close, you need to hike down and then walk upstream. If you watch the big falls from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WheelingTraveler
Reviewed 27 October 2018

we have always told people to visit the High Falls which are spectacular and accessible. Then finally we explored the Little Manitou Falls as well and love them even more. Do have to assist my 92 year old mother a bit but, it's worth it,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank harveyroettger
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Came here on a Saturday in October. Visited the Big Manitou Falls first which was absolutely stunning and then walked the path down which was very pretty. Then headed over to the Little Manitou Falls which we didn't think were so little. Stopped first at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rberndt
Reviewed 11 October 2018

It was a drizzly day, rain gear came in handy for the hike down the path to view it. We had the park all to ourselves. We purchased a day pass for the Pattison State Park. Manitou Falls was quite a vision to behold and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bee08bee
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

This park is beautiful! It's quite the hidden gem, housing the tallest waterfall in Wisconsin. The storm damage was extensive but you can still see Big Manitou Falls and Little Manitou Falls. I highly recommend this park, its amazing.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank georgiagirlinwi
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights over Labor Day weekend with 2 young children. The non electric sights are a bit far from the showers. But paths are well marked. Sites are a very good size and many are pull through. Both Big and Little Manitou Falls...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lamb45952
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We visited after some strong storms that changed the landscape in the park. We were able to walk to the upper falls following a changed path. The path was less than a mile long and easy to walk. We were provided views of the falls...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sandy O
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We camped for three nights in Pattison State Park. Despite severe storm damage, we had fun playing horseshoes, hiking, and reviewing Pattison development and history in the old CCC buildings. There are "camp hosts" and they were attentive. Clean showers; decent pit toilets, and relatively...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jodi S
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It was awesome nature to us, but we're from Kansas. Loved it. I can say I liked Amnicon Falls better or even the falls in Osceola cause you can stand behind them, but they are still awesome to me!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Diedre C
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Mark M
17 August 2018|
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Response from HijaDelRey | Reviewed this property |
Hi there :) We live just a few miles down the road from Pattinson and VERY rarely see bears. We sometimes hear them at night and see evidence of them regularly. But we hike our own woods often and have never actually... More
4 September 2016|
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Response from Jason L | Reviewed this property |
Yes on certain length leashes and on certain trails.
16 August 2016|
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Response from Jason L | Reviewed this property |
I have US Cellular and it is very spotty, the Park Ranger we spoke with had AT&T he said it works but also spotty.