Hikes in Wisconsin

Showing all 14 hikes in Wisconsin

Sand Cave Trail

Wyalusing State Park, Wisconsin

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

The mossy waterfall at Little Sand Cave
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Moderate
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 2.5 miles roundtrip
Time 1 hour
Terrain Hilly
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Ice Age Trail to Gibraltar Rock

Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area, Wisconsin

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

A side profile of Gibraltar Rock shows the scale of the cliff
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 1.4 miles roundtrip
Time 1 hour
Terrain Hilly
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Timm's Hill (Wisconsin State Highpoint)

Timm's Hill County Park, Wisconsin

Monday, September 10th, 2018

The observation tower as seen from the base of Timm's Hill
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 1.5 miles roundtrip
Time 30 minutes
Terrain A few hills
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Summit Rock Loop

Interstate State Park, Wisconsin

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Impressive cliffs line the St. Croix River
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 2.4 miles roundtrip
Time 1 hour
Terrain Hilly
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Park Loop

Kinnickinnic State Park, Wisconsin

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Overlooking the St. Croix River
Rating ★★★☆☆(3/5)
Overall Difficulty Moderate
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 4 miles roundtrip
Time 2 hours
Terrain A few hills
Best Seasons Spring, Summer, Fall
Family Friendly No
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Hidden Falls Trail

Kinnickinnic State Park, Wisconsin

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Looking across the prairie with a twinge of fall color
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 2.9 miles roundtrip
Time 1.5 hours
Terrain A few hills
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Lion's Den Trail Loop

Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve, Wisconsin

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Lake Michigan from atop the bluffs
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 3 miles roundtrip
Time 1 hour
Terrain Mostly flat
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible Yes

Kohler Dunes Cordwalk

Kohler-Andrae State Park, Wisconsin

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

The cordwalk extending across the dunes with Lake Michigan in the background
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Moderate
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 4 miles roundtrip
Time 2 hours
Terrain Hilly
Best Seasons Spring, Summer, Fall
Family Friendly No
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Moraine Ridge Trail Loop

Kettle Moraine State Forest - Lapham Peak Unit, Wisconsin

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

The view from the top of the observation tower on Lapham Peak
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Hard
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 6.6 miles roundtrip
Time 3.5 hours
Terrain Hilly
Best Seasons Spring, Summer, Fall
Family Friendly No
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Northwest Trail Loop

Mirror Lake State Park, Wisconsin

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Looking across Mirror Lake
Rating ★★★☆☆(3/5)
Overall Difficulty Moderate
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 2.3 miles roundtrip
Time 1 hour
Terrain Hilly
Best Seasons Spring, Fall
Family Friendly No
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

East and West Bluffs Loop

Devil's Lake State Park, Wisconsin

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Overlooking Devil's Lake from the West Bluff
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Hard
Navigation Difficulty     Medium
Distance 4.6 miles roundtrip
Time 3 hours
Terrain Strenuous climbing
Best Seasons Spring, Summer, Fall
Family Friendly No
Dog Friendly No
Accessible No

Willow Falls from the Nature Center

Willow River State Park, Wisconsin

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Willow Falls teeming with people on a hot summer day
Rating ★★★★☆(4/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 4 miles roundtrip
Time 2 hours
Terrain A few hills
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Doughboys Nature Trail Loop

Copper Falls State Park, Wisconsin

Thursday, July 6th, 2017

Viewing Copper Falls from the trail
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Easy
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 1.7 miles roundtrip
Time 1.5 hours
Terrain A few hills
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No

Lakeshore Trail to Sea Caves

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Wisconsin

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

The sea caves may not photograph well, but they are impressive in person.
Rating ★★★★★(5/5)
Overall Difficulty Moderate
Navigation Difficulty     Easy
Distance 4 miles roundtrip
Time 2 hours
Terrain A few hills
Best Seasons All
Family Friendly Yes
Dog Friendly Yes
Accessible No