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Lower Potato Falls Trailhead - Search Nearby - Added by Andrew Jaeger

These falls are secluded, scenic and close to Copper Falls State Park. You will probably be the only one at these falls.

You will turn off of Hwy 169 onto a gravel road, follow the road all the way to the end for the trail head. Please drive respectfully as people live on this road.

Once you park, you will see multiple trails down to the river. Find the sign for Upper Falls and head that way. After .3 miles you will reach a stair case. Climb down the stairs (about 130) to the river and observation deck. You can view the falls from the observation deck or climb down to the river bank and relax right next to the waterfall.

You might have phone service at the parking lot, but not at the falls, so enjoy the solitude!

Make sure you check out Hike to Copper Falls and Hike to Lower Potato Falls while you are in the area!

Distance

1 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

100 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Chillin, Photography, Hiking

Easy Parking
River
Scenic
Waterfall

Nearby Lodging

Hayward KOA

Hayward, Wisconsin

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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