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Devil's Lake State Park

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Address: S5975 Park Rd, Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone Number: +1 608-356-8301
06:00 - 23:00
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Devil's Lake has great hiking trails.

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Beautiful park

One of my favorites in wisconsin. The climb is intense but worth it! It's beautiful year round in every season. Note, make sure you have the right amount of cash with you on days... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Jacqueline K
Des Plaines, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my favorites in wisconsin. The climb is intense but worth it! It's beautiful year round in every season. Note, make sure you have the right amount of cash with you on days when the office is closed. It's $8 if I remember right. You put the cash in an envelope and drop it in a slot.

Thank Jacqueline K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the park in the fall. I never had seen so much yellow trees at the same time. The place is good to stay all day long. You can have a picnic or climbing the hill that surrounds the lake.

Thank Juliana L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Views are amazing the trails are awesome we climbed by the way of the rocks but they do have stairs you can use must wear sturdy shoes .Hiking books I think are the best depending on what time of year you go. Totally an amazing place been there several times

Thank Nancy z
Oak Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome, windy fall day that turned into a cold blustery winter afternoon. But was still fun! Try & find the 3 Whidbey Island Rocks we left. All painted & pretty on East bluff trail.

Thank serenasun32
Arlington VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a favorite place of mine having grown up in Baraboo. I was back to visit and went for a hike up the west bluff and back across Tumbled Rocks along the water. Beautiful hike. Too bad we missed the fall colors. Still beautiful even though all the leaves had fallen.

Thank SpiffyCat
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beautiful Lake nice people friendly atmosphere dogs and puppies sunshine and rainbows definitely recommend

Thank Matthew P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go to Wisconsin Dells and have a free morning or afternoon I recommend driving to Devil's Lake in Baraboo, only 30 min away. The trails are great and the views are amazing. Even worth going on a foggy day. The trails range from easy to difficult. My favorite was the balance rock trail, you have to climb up... More 

Thank Nathaly S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a nice surprise!!! We happened to be there just as the Maple trees were peaking in Oct--always seen pictures of the peak times but never experienced it--it was beautiful. Even without the trees this park was great. Nice walking paths--some concrete by the lake-others hard packed up into the hills. The shore was full of rocks to climb on... More 

Thank gingadventure
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overview: Devil's Lake is a popular destination, and the trails around the lake are often crowded. Trails further east and away from the lake are more remote if you're looking for a solitary hike. Our hike (11.5.16): Total distance: 10 miles Starting point: Visitor Center's main area; Ice Age trail head entering East Bluff Woods Route: Followed Ice Age trail... More 

Thank Hannah K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Make sure you pick up trail map or booklet at the park entrance.You can choose between several flats trails, walk around the entire lake or take some of the steep trails. There are plenty of picnic tables and parking available. The park is beautiful in the fall.

Thank Spiketon

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