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Devil's Lake State Park

Baraboo, WI

Devil's Lake State Park is a 6 mile loop trail located near Baraboo, Wisconsin that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate offers a number of activity options.

  • Best Hiking

  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

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Devil's Lake State Park
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Great!

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Bairds Creek
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I have hiked and snowshoes this trail many times love going here

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Hobb's Woods
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Nice forest and paths.

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White River bike trail
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Devil's Lake State Park
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Devil's Lake State Park
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

Fantastic hike with beautiful views. Have hikes the both East Bluff and West bluff trails several times and it always offers great exercise , cool views of rock formations and wildlife to keep the hike interesting every time. The hike is very dog friendly as well and there are even marked dog swimming areas which our pups enjoyed.

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Lake Superior: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
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18 Completed 11 Reviews

Not sure if this would be the correct place to review, but I visited the ice caves in 2014 in this spot. It was the first time in 9 years it was cold enough to freeze the shore area on Lake Superior to see the caves, and if you ever have the chance to do this I would highly recommend it. It's definitely a natural wonder and far surpassed my expectations. It was a pretty long hike if you go as far as the farthest caves, which most people didn't. The ice formations are unreal and there were many bald eagles, as well as beautiful scenery and rock formations. There were spots in the caves where the ice was clear and you could look beneath you into the frozen lake, and many fun areas to explore and rocks to climb.

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Nordic Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

We did the 'green' loop, which says is 3.6 miles. A couple of concerns - we initially wanted to do a trail across the road, but when we paid our parking fee, were told that that side of the park was over-ridden with bikers that day, and if we were there to hike, we should go across the street to the Nordic trailheads, so we did. This is the first year we are exploring hiking opportunities within a two-mile radius of the Chicago area, in preparation for a trip to the west coast later this summer. So we wanted something with a little challenge to it. This one worked OK for that... some uphills that mimicked ones we will see in the future, but not quite as long. But we're just trying to find the right places for right now to sort of do some training and gauge what we're able to do, and were happy with this one in that was 100% better than anything we have in Lake County.

One disappointment - we had our dog with us, and had our own clean-up bags with us, but when we got back to the parking lot, there was not a garbage can to be found anywhere to dump the bag... not even in the bathrooms.

The trails are marked VERY well; Wisconsin does an excellent job with that - I wish some other states did as well (talking about you Oregon and Illinois). I'd like to go back again and try the trails across the road starting from that parking lot.

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Balanced Rock Trail
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

Hands down the best trail wisconsin has to offer, combine with the east bluff trail and take the potholes trail down. Amazing, breath-taking views that go on forever. Large rock outcroppings, plus the entirety of the hike will only take up to 2 hours, leaving plenty of time to stop and take a good long look.

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Emma Carlin Trails
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

I had a great time hiking this trail, a very hilly area. Not much views since the treeline goes all the way up and is very thick.

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