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Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area

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Excellent Hike!

The walk to the fire tower is a good length, the climb up the tower isn’t too bad but the view... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A grand taste of nature

This hidden spot boasts four season fun. In the summer, the native plants and Prairie, the Shaded... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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740th Avenue, Menomonie, WI 54751
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The walk to the fire tower is a good length, the climb up the tower isn’t too bad but the view makes it all worth it!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This hidden spot boasts four season fun. In the summer, the native plants and Prairie, the Shaded forests and Park shelter are great. Because of all the trees, the Fall colors are spectacular. In Winter, the trails are groomed and there are challenging Hills and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

My 24 year old son and I took a quick 1 night trip from Minneapolis to Menomonie, Wisconsin. It is only an hour and 15 minutes away, and it seems like a different world. We took the approximately 1 mike hike to the observation tower...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank terrences762
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Hoffman hills has been a go to place for my girlfriend and I. The trails are well kept and the tower at the end of one of The trails offers and awesome view. If you go, go in the fall as Menomonie offers some gorgeous...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Challenging ski trails in the winter, but to be honest it is a little “ski elite”. Dogs and snowshoes are not welcome. Even if you visit in the summer the large “no dogs” sign is a little off. Hilly challenging hiking, good spot for fall...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank BigMitch036
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We go to Hoffman Hills once or twice a year to enjoy the wonderful view of the Chippewa Valley. The hiking is not too strenuous if it's not a hot, humid Wisconsin day. Bring bug spray for the summer and some water. The fall colors...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a great place to hike, especially if you want a workout; it's hilly & there's a tower you can climb. I've done it a number of times and haven't been disappointed. I've snowshoed there as well.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We did a hike in Hoffman Hills in the morning on a Saturday hoping to beat any weekend crowd. We were pleasantly surprised that this place probably doesn't get that crowded as it is quite expansive and the trails are abnormally wide. Mostly grass covered...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Benny2Times
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This beautiful area is a gem in Dunn County. You can walk several trails and if your ambitious, climb to the top of the tower for the best view around. Take your camera - especially in the fall. It is a great place to get...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Debra B
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We've visited Hoffman Hills many times and have always enjoyed hiking the many trails. They have a network of easy to hard trails a person can take. Some of the "hard" trails may require a cane or hiking stick for some people and you could...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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3 July 2018|
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there are parks, trails, scenic vistas and forests