Wisconsin Overnighters

Curated by Matt Johnson

Backpack the Europe Bay Trail at Newport State Park

Ellison Bay, Wisconsin

Hidden on the northeastern side of Door County, Newport State Park offers 16 secluded, hike-in only campsites throughout its 20-plus miles of hikable terrain.

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Snowshoe the Lime Kiln Trail at High Cliff

Sherwood, Wisconsin

Inside of High Cliff State Park, Lime Kiln Trail is a unique spot right off the shores of Lake Winnebago. The trail extends 1.7 miles, but has a early cutoff to shorten the hike if desired.

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Camp at Blue Mound State Park

Barneveld, Wisconsin

Just 40 minutes west of Madison, WI, Blue Mound State Park is a small state park with a lot to offer. Before starting your trip, stop by the local landmark Cave of the Mounds.

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Hike the Thordarson Loop Trail at Rock Island State Park

Washington, Wisconsin

Getting to Rock Island is the first part of the journey. Driving to the tip of Door County, drive to the Northport Pier and grab your first ferry to Washington Island.

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Backpack the Milwaukee River and Butler Lake Segments of the Ice Age Trail

Kewaskum, Wisconsin

The Milwaukee River Trailhead for the Ice Age Trail (IAT) is located on WI-28, east of the Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive.

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Camp at North Fork Campground

Bayfield, Wisconsin

North Fork campground isn't the most sought after campground, but it is a diamond in the rough and a great alternative if Brooklyn Lake Campground and Sugarloaf Campground are full.

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Hike the Island at Amnicon Falls State Park

South Range, Wisconsin

Amnicon Falls State Park, as its name suggests, has a waterfall as its central feature.

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