The 42-acre Copper Culture State Park is on the north 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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Wisconsin State Park SystemCopper Culture State Park
- An independently-operated museum in an old farmhouse details the life of the Copper Complex. The museum is open from from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
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.