New Glarus Woods is an adorable Wisconsin state park that is the perfect half-day or day trip with kids! The park is fairly small but beautiful. There is an easy biking trail that leads 2.5 miles to town. New Glarus, which is only 45 minutes south of downtown Madison, has a unique downtown with plentyContinue reading “New Glarus Woods State Park with Kids”
At Aztalan State Park you will find meandering hiking trails, beautiful river views, and an amazing piece of Wisconsin History. Aztalan is only Wisconsin state park that is a National Historic Landmark. It is an important archaeological site and thousands of years ago it was the home of an ancient Indian society. Come check outContinue reading “Aztalan State Park-Hiking and History”
Amnicon Falls State Park allows you to drive right up next to the falls. Get out of your car and immediately hear the rushing water. Walk 100 feet and you cross the rustic covered bridge and get straight to exploring the many areas to view the rapids and falls of Amnicon Falls. This is notContinue reading “Visit Amnicon Falls State Park”
This large park just outside of Appleton has something for every taste. Some of the unique features you find here are views of the Niagara Escarpment, Indian Effigy Mounds, and a marina. It has a generously sized campground and one of the best playgrounds I’ve seen at a state park. The observation tower gives anContinue reading “Planning a trip to High Cliff State Park”
Pattison State Park has two amazing waterfall to explore. Both are close to parking areas so you don’t have to hike hours to see them but if you love to hike, you can take the trail between them and get a more in depth view of the park. There is a campground and a fewContinue reading “Exploring Pattison State Park”
At Roche-A-Cri State Park is a beautiful and less busy park in the center of the state. My favorite part is the large staircase offering great views of the surrounding landscape. Roche-A-Cri also boasts petroglyphs and pictographs which is an interesting but fairly short stop. There are mostly rustic campsites available and several miles ofContinue reading “Roche-A-Cri Wisconsin State Park”
The temperatures are dropping and the air is getting crisp. The Apple orchards are opening and soon the leaves will start dropping. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy the beautiful fall colors. Rib Mountain State Park in the fall is the perfect place to enjoy the beauty of Wisconsin in Autumn. If you are lookingContinue reading “Rib Mountain in the Fall-A perfect place to see the colors”
Brunet Island State Park includes an entire island and offers some of the best water access to a campsite that I’ve seen! You can literally paddle your kayaks up to your campsite. This is a GREAT park for family biking.
Straight Lake State Park, where you can find serenity, seclusion, and solitude. This park is a gem for those looking to get away from the crowds and enjoy the beauty of Wisconsin. There are endless places in the park to find a spot to sit and listen to the birds, the crickets, and gentle rustlingContinue reading “Straight Lake State Park”
Bring your bikes, tents, hiking boots, swim suits and camera. Lake Wissota State Park is a 1,000+ acre park that has a little bit of everything!