Outbound Collective logo

Wisconsin

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

Top Fitness Spots in and near Wisconsin

  • Delafield, Wisconsin

    Hike the Kettle View Trail at Lapham Peak

    5.0
    5.8 mi
    Head 30 minutes west from Milwaukee along I-94 and you'll find yourself in the quaint town of Delafield, WI. Head south down Genesee St. for a half mile and you'll see the entrance to Lapham Peak, part of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. Once there, you can head up the winding road to the parking...
    Read more
  • 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...
    Read more
  • Waukesha, Wisconsin

    Bike or Run the Glacial Drumlin Trail (Waukesha to Wales Segment)

    5.0
    14 mi
    Your journey begins at the Fox River Sanctuary and E.B. Shurts Environmental Education Center at 810 College Avenue in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Parking is plentiful, and you'll find restrooms and bubblers (or, water fountains to you non-natives) available seasonally. The Glacial Drumlin Trailhead is ...
    Read more
  • Superior, Wisconsin

    Bike the Osaugie Trail

    4.0
    Biking along Superior Bay, you can experience the beautiful foliage during all of northern Minnesota and Wisconsin's seasons. It's the perfect way to get the Twin Ports experience: harbor views, train tracks, forests of birch trees, glimpses of Lake Superior and beyond.This bike trail is primaril...
    Read more
  • Washburn, Wisconsin

    Houghton Falls

    3.0
    1.48 mi / 180 ft gain
    Houghton Falls State Nature Preserve is a small but mighty park located just north of Washburn, WI. Starting at the trailhead on Houghton Falls Rd, the trail takes you through a heavily forested area filled with hemlock, yew, and birch. About 1/3 mile in, the trail comes across the Echo Dells, a ...
    Read more
  • Mellen, Wisconsin

    Red Granite Falls

    2.46 mi / 246 ft gain
    Starting at the parking lot for Loon Lake, follow the signs for Red Granite Falls across a grassed yard and into the woods. The trail is a wide, well-maintained gravel trail that creates a figure-eight loop as it crosses itself twice. Halfway along the trail (regardless of which loop direction y...
    Read more
  • Fish Creek, Wisconsin

    Bike through Peninsula State Park

    5.0
    9 mi
    Situated between Fish Creek and Ephraim is Peninsula State Park, which is home to eight miles of Green Bay shoreline. Acres of northern hardwood forests, wetlands, meadows and 150-foot high dolostone cliffs showcase the beauty and magnificence of Wisconsin's Door County. BYOB (Bring Your Own Bike...
    Read more
  • North Freedom, Wisconsin

    Hike the Natural Bridge State Park Loop

    3.5 mi / 566 ft gain
    Located in Wisconsin’s Driftless Region, Natural Bridge State Park includes 530-acres of oak and hardwood trees, small prairie remnants with grasses and cacti, ferns, and the rare goldenrod and purple cliffbrake. Wildlife in the park includes turkey vultures, pileated woodpeckers, and bald eagles...
    Read more
  • Middleton, Wisconsin

    Hike through Pope Farm Conservancy

    More info can be found about that here.  This is a beautiful 105 acre conservancy with several different trails.  It’s a great spot for a picnic and to bring the family.  There are interpretive signs so you can learn about the history of the land like glaciers and the different settlers.  They ev...
    Read more
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Beach day at Bradford Beach

    There are not many sandy beaches in the lovely state of Wisconsin.  This might be the best one.  If you are from Wisconsin, you also might consider Lake Michigan an ocean when you are craving a real ocean.  And it comes close!  Even though it’s not on a real ocean, this beach has it all. There’s ...
    Read more
  • Madison, Wisconsin

    Explore the University of Wisconsin Arboretum

    It is filled with effigy mounds, thousands of plant and animal species, and unlimited places to explore.  You can run, hike, bike, and even drive through the Arboretum.  There is a visitor center and you can host an event here.  Trail info  One of my favorite trails is in the Grady Tract area nea...
    Read more
  • Stevens Point, Wisconsin

    Bike the Green Circle

    27 mi
    The Green Circle was established over thirty years ago, providing urban community members a trail system that encircles the entire Stevens Point area.  The 27 mile loop is comprised of 12 unique sections and is accessible at numerous locations. The official trail head is located at the Schmeekle ...
    Read more
  • Rib Mountain, Wisconsin

    Stroll the Trillium Trail

    1.6 mi
    From South Mountain Road, turn onto Trillium Lane behind the Rib Mountain Fire Station. Follow Trillium Lane southeast, which acts as the bike path, to the dead-end where a small parking lot is. My friend and I strolled the wide paved path through the wooded wetland area. This project was just co...
    Read more
  • Siren, Wisconsin

    Hike the Gandy Dancer Trail

    5.0
    While visiting the charming Northwoods town of Siren, I detoured for a hike on the Gandy Dancer Trail segment.   This trail was constructed to connect townships using old railroad beds.   Even the name honors the rhythmic, synchronized efforts of the workers in their rail nailing dance.   In tota...
    Read more