Top Adventures in Baraboo

  • Explore Pewit's Nest State Natural Area

    Please note this warning from the park's website: Climbing on rock walls, cliff jumping or entering the closed area for any reason is prohibited, and violators will be subject to a $175 citation. Visitors are also prohibited from bringing in food ...

    1 miles 30 ft gain

  • Camp at Devils Lake State Park

    Devil's Lake State Park has 29 miles of trail that vary in difficulty. The most popular trails are the East and West Bluff trails that circle Devil's Lake and offer some of the best views in the park. If you want a more relaxing day, head to the b...

  • Hike the East Bluff Trail to Devil's Doorway

    This hike begins at the east end of the North Shore Visitors' area. The hike starts relatively level before turning to the right and leading you up steps. The spectacular views come quickly on this hike as immediately after you reach the top steps...

    2.4 miles 500 ft gain

  • Bouldering at Devil's Lake State Park in Wisconsin

    Devil's Lake State Park in Wisconsin offers some of the craziest views in the midwest as well as an abundance of supreme bouldering sites. To start off this endeavor there is one key item: a parking sticker. You can obtain one of these by heading ...

  • Hike the Perimeter of Devil's Lake

    Devil's Lake State Park has over 22 miles of trails for all hiking skill levels. To hike the perimeter of the lake, Begin with West Bluff Trail, hook into Balanced Rock Trail, and finish with East Bluff Trail. The bluffs surrounding the lakes reac...

    5 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike the Balanced Rock Trail at Devil's Lake

    Devil's Lake is one of Wisconsin's most visited and most beautiful state parks, offering many trails, activities, gorgeous scenery and more. There are various trails to explore in the park, including the East Bluff Trail and the Potholes & CCC...

    1 miles

  • Hike Potholes & CCC Trail Loop

    Park in the South entrance group camping lot to find the trailhead, just a few steps North of the parking lot. A few different paths you can take, but took grotto trail (.3 miles) to Potholes trail (.4miles) and looped back on the CCC trail (1 mil...

    2 miles

  • Hike Parfrey's Glen

    Located next to the popular Devil's Lake State Park, Parfrey's Glen holds many of the same geographical features. Parfrey's Glen is unique, however, for the rock cliffs that tower over you on both sides as you make your way though the gorge.The mi...

  • Kayak or Canoe through Mirror Lake

    Wonderful spot to go kayaking, once you enter the park, follow the signs for the "boat launch". It will be the 2nd road on your left as you drive through the park. This park is perfect for camping, kayaking, and minimal hiking.  Kayaking is open i...

  • Hike the Echo Rock Trail

    Park near the boat launch parking lot and follow signs for the "Echo Rock" trail. This trail will take you roughly 45 minutes round trip to complete from the parking lot. Well worth your time if you are already in the park as it is one of the best...

    2 miles 60 ft gain

  • Hike Gibraltar Rock

    Starting at the trailhead at the base of the hill, follow the paved asphalt path that ascends the backside of Gibraltar Rock. While the trail is paved all the way to the top, there are sections of it that are rather rough due to tree roots tearing...

    1.4 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike the Ice Age National Scenic Trail in Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area

    Gibraltar rock is approximately 1,200 feet above sea level, and has 200 ft. cliffs overlooking the Wisconsin River valley. This is a challenging hike uphill as you have to start at the parking lot from the bottom. The views are 100% worth it once ...

    2 miles 200 ft gain

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