Top Five Picture Perfect Photo Op Stops in Douglas County

Photo Op Stops
Big Manitou Falls Pattison State Park (By John Heino)

Big Manitou Falls – Pattison State Park

Standing 165 feet tall, Big Manitou Falls is the tallest waterfall in Wisconsin. And standing only 2 feet shorter than Niagara Falls, Big Manitou is the fourth tallest waterfall East of the Mississippi River.
Nestled in Pattison State Park, visitors are able to explore hundreds of miles of trails, swimming, cross-country skiing and so much more. Big Manitou features two observation platforms making a beautiful backdrop for your next family photo!

Amnicon Falls State Park

Often referred to as a “State Park Treasure”, Amnicon Falls State Park features breathtaking waterfall
and river rapids backdrops throughout the entire park. If you’re looking for a more rustic photo site, the
historic Horton Covered Bridge brings that old-world charm. Amnicon Falls State Park is also home to a
Travel Wisconsin Selfie Stand, making it easy to get that must-have photo.
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Superior Entry Lighthouse – Wisconsin Point, Superior

Superior and Douglas County sit at the South Western tip of the Great Lake Superior making Superior a
major port for shipping traffic. Located on Wisconsin Point, part of the world’s largest sandbar, The
Superior Entry Lighthouse has helped guide ships safely into the Superior Harbor for over a century.
Don’t miss the opportunity to get a photo as a 1,000 ft ship makes its way into port!

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Superior Municipal Forest – Superior

The 4,400 acre Superior Municipal Forest is one of the best examples of a boreal (conifers and
hardwood including white and red pine, balsam, cedar, black spruce, white birch and aspen trees) in the
state of Wisconsin. One of the few forests to reside completely within a city’s limits, you can experience
hiking, biking, skiing, snowmobiling, kayaking, archery, ATVing and so much more – right in Superior.

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Brule River State Forest

The Brule River is known as the “River of Presidents” as five U.S. Presidents have fished and vacationed
on its shores. The forest contains a 16 mile stretch of the North Country National Scenic Trail as well as
eight miles of frontage on the shores of Lake Superior. The forest also features fantastic trout and
salmon fishing with 10 kayak and canoe landings to enjoy the beauty of the Northwood’s.
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