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Pattison State Park features the highest waterfalls in LocationWisconsin and the fourth highest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains. Big Manitou Falls is 165 feet high and Twin Little Manitou Falls is 31 feet high. This 1,436-acre park also has a lake with a beach, a nature center, camping, nine miles of hiking trails and abundant wildlife.

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Contact information
For information, contact:
Pattison State Park
6294 S State Rd 35
Superior WI 54880

Wisconsin State Park System Pattison State Park

A view of the Twin Little Manitou Falls at Pattison State Park.

DNR photo

Reserve campsites at Pattison State Park.

COVID-19 Update

Wisconsin state park system properties are operating 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. Most campgrounds are open with special conditions.

An annual park sticker or trail pass is required to visit state parks and trails. Buy before you go: annual and daily passes are NOT available for purchase at individual properties.

Office buildings, visitor centers, observation towers, shelters and playgrounds remain closed. For more information, please see:

Properties may be limiting admission based on capacity. Please make sure to seek out current property information on our website before visiting:

Park information


  • Pattison State Park is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.


From Superior: From Belknap Street (US Highway 2/53) in downtown Superior, go south on Tower Avenue (State Highway 35) 13 miles. The park's main entrance will be on your left. Geographic coordinates are 46° 32' 13.23" N, 92° 7' 11.95" W.From the south via State Highway 53: Go west on Douglas County Road B for 16 miles to State Highway 35. Turn left (south) on Highway 35 for 0.25-miles to the entrance. From State Highway 77: Go north on Highway 35 for 45 miles to park entrance.


Concessions and rental equipment

The Friends of Pattison and Amnicon Falls operate the firewood, soda pop, T-shirt and postcard sales at the park in season.

Friends group and volunteering

Last revised: Wednesday May 06 2020