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Amnicon Falls - Wisconsin State Park

Fall Color at Amincon Falls, Superior, WI
Fall Color at the entrance to Amnicon Falls State Park

Amnicon Falls is located about 15 miles east of Superior, Wisconsin a short distance off US Highway 2. It offers 36 nicely spaced and wooded campsites and some attractive hiking and walking trails. It is more oriented towards tent camping as it has vault toilets and water . . . but no electricity, no showers, no electric hookups nor dump station. However most of the sites are level so it is feasible for RVers who don't need any hookups. The park is open year round and thus available for wintertime camping and snowshoeing.

If you are traveling through the area, the park would make a nice stop for a picnic and an easy hike around the falls. Typically the water levels for the falls are down in the fall, but the color of the fall foliage adds scenic compensation.

BTW It's Amnicon Falls not Amincon Falls nor Amicon Falls. A bit of a tonque-twister, eh?




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Amnicon River Waterfalls

Amnicon Falls Covered Bridge

Covered Bridge Lower Falls Amnicon Falls


< < < The Covered Horton Bridge is a favorite subject for photographers. The design traces back to 1898 when Charles Horton took out a patent on the design. It is not known when the bridge was constructed, but it was moved to its present location in 1930.

Amnicon Falls, lower falls

The Lower Falls, downstream from the Covered Bridge > > >

Amnicon Falls Lower Falls

 

Looking downstream from the top of the Lower Falls.

Amnicon Falls Lower Falls

Amnicon Falls Upper Falls

Views of the Upper Falls in two different years.

Amnicon Falls Snake Pit Falls

There is another falls on the other branch of the river, named the snake pit falls > >

Amnicon Falls Little Falls and rapids

< < < Just above the Snake Pit Falls is a beautiful little cascade that ends in another falls before traveling on.

Amnicon Falls Snake Pit Falls

Here is one of several attractive picnic sites situated along the river. > >

Amincon Falls, Amnicon Falls Park MapAmnicon Falls State Park Links

red arrowHere's a recreation facility map showing the hiking trails, picnic areas, and the falls

red arrowFor more information on the park, see the Amnicon Falls State Park Website

 

 


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