Are you looking for a little nature but also want great lodging with lots of food options? There are plenty of places to go! Here are the best Wisconsin state park weekend trips near a city. Read ahead for tips to plan a trip to a state park that has something for the whole family.Continue reading “Best Wisconsin State Park Trips Near a City!”
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Visit Amnicon Falls State Park
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”
Planning a trip to High Cliff 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”
Explore Copper Falls! What to do for a weekend.
Copper Falls State Park in the northern part of the state is one of the most amazing parks in Wisconsin! The most popular and impressive area of Copper Falls is the Doughboy Trail which offers several views of the local falls but don’t count out the rest of this park. There are 17 miles ofContinue reading “Explore Copper Falls! What to do for a weekend.”
Planning a trip to Brunet Island State park
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.
Weekend Guide: what to do at Wisconsin’s Interstate State Park
The rocky outlooks of this Wisconsin’s Interstate State Park are unbelievable! If you are looking for amazing views and enjoy traversing uneven terrain, look no further! Interstate State Park is also an amazing place for paddling and boating as it is on the Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway. If the views from the trails aren’tContinue reading “Weekend Guide: what to do at Wisconsin’s Interstate State Park”
Planning a trip to Council Grounds, a Wisconsin State Park
The best thing about Council Grounds Wisconsin State Park is the water access! The Wisconsin River runs along the park and a damn forms Alexander Lake where you can boat, fish, kayak, and swim. There are several short hikes along the water and plenty of great views of the lake to enjoy on a niceContinue reading “Planning a trip to Council Grounds, a Wisconsin State Park”
The Journey Begins
My first post and a look at how I got started on my journey to visit all the Wisconsin State Parks