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    Top Spots in and near Wisconsin Dells

    • Wisc Dells, Wisconsin

      Kayak the Wisconsin River in the Dells

      4.5
      Just minutes away from the hullabaloo of downtown Wisconsin Dells is the perfect spot to launch a kayak and paddle the Wisconsin River. Finding a place to launch a kayak on the Wisconsin River can be tricky but we found the perfect spot. To get there drive through downtown Wisconsin Dells and tak...
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    • Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

      Chapel Gorge Trail

      5.0
      1.85 mi / 240 ft gain
      Chapel Gorge Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
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    • Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

      Hike through Witches Gulch Slot Canyon

      5.0
      You can most easily visit Witches Gulch via the Upper Dells Boat Ride and it was phenomenal! My kids were mesmerized by the mossy rocks, the walkways. Bring an extra layer because it is significantly cooler in the slot canyons than the boat ride. 
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    • Reedsburg, Wisconsin

      Hike the Echo Rock Trail

      2 mi / 60 ft gain
      Park near the boat launch parking lot and follow signs for the "Echo Rock" trail. This trail will take you roughly 45 minutes round trip to complete from the parking lot. Well worth your time if you are already in the park as it is one of the best scenic areas and topographical landmarks that the...
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    • Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

      Kayak or Canoe through Mirror Lake

      5.0
      Wonderful spot to go kayaking, once you enter the park, follow the signs for the "boat launch". It will be the 2nd road on your left as you drive through the park. This park is perfect for camping, kayaking, and minimal hiking.  Kayaking is open in the summer and fall, and you can rent it by the ...
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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

      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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    • 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

      Hike Parfrey's Glen

      4.1
      Located next to the popular Devil's Lake State Park, Parfrey's Glen holds many of the same geographical features. Parfrey's Glen is unique, however, for the rock cliffs that tower over you on both sides as you make your way though the gorge.The mile hike from the trailhead to the glen requires so...
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    • Poynette, Wisconsin

      Float on the Wisconsin River at Camp Rest Park

      If you come on a weekend expect there to be a crowd, but there is plenty of space for everyone.  You can hang out on the shore, float in the water on an inflatable floatie, kayak, canoe, or spread out on one of the many sand bars close by.  Depending on the time of year and level of the water, yo...
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    • Poynette, Wisconsin

      Fish on Lake Wisconsin

      It is over 7,000 acres and has a maximum depth of 24 feet.  There are several public boat landings if you are lucky enough to own a boat.  For this specific adventure, you can fish right off County Rd. V in Poynette.  It’s a scenic spot that can get busy, but if you go during the week it’s quiet ...
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    • Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area, Wisconsin

      Gibraltar Rock Loop

      5.0
      1.5 mi / 322 ft gain
      Starting at the trailhead at the base of the hill, follow the paved asphalt path that ascends the backside of Gibraltar Rock. While the trail is paved all the way to the top, there are sections of it that are rather rough due to tree roots tearing the pavement up. There is also a slightly longer ...
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