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The Best Hiking in Baraboo

Looking for the best hiking in Baraboo? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Baraboo. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Baraboo

  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Pewits Nest

    0.79 mi / 59 ft gain
    Pewits Nest is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Baraboo, Wisconsin.
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Explore Pewit's Nest State Natural Area

    3.8
    1 mi / 30 ft gain
    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 or beverage or being on the property between 8 p.m...
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Camp at Devils Lake State Park

    3.0
    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 beach! It's a family-friendly spot that is the perf...
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Hike the East Bluff Trail to Devil's Doorway

    4.8
    2.4 mi / 500 ft gain
    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 you will be treated to your first glimpse of the ...
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Bouldering at Devil's Lake State Park in Wisconsin

    5.0
    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 over to either the north shore or south shore park...
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Hike the Perimeter of Devil's Lake

    5.0
    5 mi / 500 ft gain
    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 reach elevations up to 500 feet. West Bluff Trail is a...
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Devil's Lake via West Bluff Trail

    4.68 mi / 994 ft gain
    Devil's Lake via West Bluff Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Baraboo, Wisconsin.
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Ice Age Trail: Devil's Lake to Parfrey's Glen

    8.39 mi / 1663 ft gain
    Ice Age Trail: Devil's Lake to Parfrey's Glen is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Baraboo, Wisconsin.
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    East Bluff and East Bluff Woods Trail Loop

    2.7 mi / 577 ft gain
    East Bluff and East Bluff Woods Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Baraboo, Wisconsin.
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    West Bluff Trail to Balance Rock to East Bluff Woods Trail Loop

    5.14 mi / 1030 ft gain
    West Bluff Trail to Balance Rock to East Bluff Woods Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Baraboo, Wisconsin.
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Balanced Rock Trail at Devil's Lake

    5.0
    0.75 mi / 433 ft gain
    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 Trail Loop, as well as camping that's offered. T...
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Devil's Doorway Loop

    1.97 mi / 433 ft gain
    Devil's Doorway Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Baraboo, Wisconsin.
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  • Baraboo, Wisconsin

    Devil's Lake Grottos Trail

    1.67 mi / 190 ft gain
    Devil's Lake Grottos Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Baraboo, Wisconsin.
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  • Merrimac, Wisconsin

    Potholes & CCC Trail Loop

    4.3
    1.2 mi / 315 ft gain
    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 mile). Very steep climb for a decent amount of the tr...
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  • Merrimac, Wisconsin

    Roznos Meadow Trail

    3.87 mi / 502 ft gain
    Roznos Meadow Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Merrimac, Wisconsin.
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  • Merrimac, Wisconsin

    Parfrey's Glen Trail

    1.7 mi / 338 ft gain
    Parfrey's Glen Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Merrimac, Wisconsin.
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