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The 42-acre Copper Culture State Park is on the Locationnorth side of the Oconto River, on the west side of the city of Oconto. It was the site of a prehistoric cemetery of the Old Copper Complex people who occupied the northern Midwest from ca. 4000 – 2000 BC. The park is for day use only.

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Copper Culture State Park
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For information, contact:
Copper Culture State Park
715-757-3979

Wisconsin State Park SystemCopper Culture State Park

A trail along the Oconto River.

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Welcome!

  • An independently-operated museum in an old farmhouse details the life of the Copper Complex. The museum is open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Directions

From US Highway 41 south, exit State Highway 22. At the round-about, turn right on Copper Culture Way. At the stop sign, turn left to enter the state park. From US Highway north, exit State Highway 22. Take Highway 22 west on the round-about. At the next roundabout, turn right onto Copper Culture Way. At the stop sign, turn left to enter the state park.

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Last revised: Tuesday September 30 2014