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Dr. Gilman Park – is located right in the middle of Mellen next to the Bad River. It is a beautiful park that has picnic tables and a building with restrooms.  The City of Mellen uses it for various celebrations.  The park is named after Doctor Ernest Gilman who was Mellen’s local doctor for 40+ years.   Dr. Gilman loved Mellen and its residents. He often took farm vegetables in lieu of cash for payment.  Doc had many unpaid bills from his patients.  He didn’t care about money, he cared about his community. In 1946 he threw all of the unpaid bills into the Bad River.  To honor him, the City of Mellen named a park in his honor.

Jasper Landry Square – Located at the junction of Wisconsin Highway 13 and Ashland County Hwy GG, this square was dedicated to honor longtime editor and publisher of the Mellen Weekly Record.  Jasper was noted for promoting youth sports and reporting on youth sport achievements.  The Mellen Weekly-Record was purchased from Jasper Landry by Jim & Sandy Christl in the late 1970s. 

Memorial Field – The home of the Granite Diggers. This field also is home to both the Mellen Expos and the Iron City Miners.  The field was named in honor of all former Mellen High School players who are no longer with us.  There is a concession stand and restrooms at the field.  The location is Herbert Street, Mellen, WI  54546. To get there, turn onto Fayette Avenue next to the Mellen School. The entrance to the field is across from the school and next to the city garage.

McLaughlin Park (on the corner across from Three Rivers Park) – The park was named after John McLaughin who was noted for his landscaping expertise with a scythe at Mellen parks.  The park has play equipment for children and picnics tables.

Three Rivers Park Softball/Little League Field – This field was developed in the 1980s by Mellen Youth Athletic Association (MYAA) members where youth baseball and softball is played. The Park is also the home of the Mellen Granite Diggers Girl’s Softball Team.  The location is the intersection of Bennett Avenue and Olson Road on the East side of Mellen.

Veterans Park & Historical Marker – at the corner of Highway 13 and Fayette Ave on the east side of the street next to the school is a Historical Marker titled “The Legend of Mellen”.   An armored personnel carrier and World War 1 Soldier adorn the Park.  A dog tag plaque honors Mellen Area Veterans who served in the U.S. Military Services.