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400 State Trail


Wetlands, wildlife, sandstone bluffs, rolling croplands and pastures are just a few of the sights you can enjoy on the "400" State Trail as it repeatedly crisscrosses the Baraboo River.

Ahnapee State Trail


From downtown Sturgeon Bay, this 46-mile, county-operated trail winds south along the beautiful Ahnapee and Kewaunee rivers to Algoma, Casco, Luxemburg and Kewaunee, passing by a mixture of evergreen glades, farmland, prairies and wooded areas teeming with wildlife and native wildflowers.

Amnicon Falls State Park


Amnicon Falls State Park features a series of delightful waterfalls and rapids along the Amnicon River. You can view them from a covered foot bridge or trails along the river, or—if you're sure-footed—from the rocky shore of the river.

Aztalan State Park


Aztalan state park contains Wisconsin's most important archaeological site. It showcases an ancient Middle-Mississippian village that thrived between A.D. 1000 and 1300.

Badger State Trail


The Badger State Trail travels 40 miles between Madison and the Wisconsin-Illinois border while traversing farmlands, woods, rolling hills, scenic meadows, remnant prairies, ravines, glacial topography and several small communities. Highlighting the trail is the 1,200-foot long Stewart Tunnel. The tunnel is unique because it is built on a curve, and visitors can not see the other end when first entering the tunnel. Flashlights and jackets are recommended as the tunnel is dark and cool, and water from springs above can trickle onto the trail. Bikers should walk bikes through the tunnel.

Bearskin State Trail


Named for the Bearskin Creek the trail follows, this 18-mile former railroad corridor is an opportunity to experience the north woods of Wisconsin.

Big Bay State Park


Big Bay State Park is on Madeline Island, the largest of Lake Superior's 22 Apostle Islands.

Big Foot Beach State Park


This 271-acre park on the shore of Geneva Lake offers wooded campsites, a sand beach, and picnic areas. No alcoholic beverages are allowed anywhere in the park.

Black River State Forest


Established in 1957, the Black River State Forest encompasses approximately 68,000 acres of public land in Jackson County.

Blue Mound State Park


Perched atop the highest point in southern Wisconsin, Blue Mound State Park offers spectacular views and unique geological features. A swimming pool is available in during summer. Over 20 miles of scenic hiking, off-road biking, and cross-country ski trails, as well as a family campground, access to the Military Ridge State Trail with bike-in campsites, and a rustic cabin for people with disabilities make Blue Mound a popular destination year-round.

Brule River State Forest


Established in 1907, the 47,000-acre Brule River State Forest is rich in natural and cultural history. Located in eastern Douglas County in northwestern Wisconsin, the property is approximately 30 miles north to south, containing the entire 44 miles of the Bois Brule River.

Brunet Island State Park


Brunet Island State Park, on the Chippewa and Fisher rivers, contains more than 1,200 acres of scenic beauty, wildlife, and recreational opportunities. Each summer, thousands of visitors come to camp, fish, boat, canoe, hike, swim, and picnic. During the winter they can ski, snowshoe, and ice fish.

Buckhorn State Park


Buckhorn State Park, established in 1971, is a paradise for water recreationists, hunters, hikers, campers, and nature lovers. The park and two adjacent state wildlife areas cover 5,900-acres on a peninsula in the Castle Rock Flowage of the Wisconsin River and land along the Yellow River in Wisconsin's Central Sand Plains.

Buffalo River State Trail


This trail in west-central Wisconsin follows the scenic Buffalo River valley for 36 miles between Mondovi and Fairchild. The river, which lends its name to the trail, was named by early French explorers. They called it Riviere de Beeufs for the many bison that once inhabited the area.

Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area


Southwest Wisconsin's driftless area, including the Southwest Savanna Landscape, is uniquely different from the rest of the state. Here the bogs, marshes and many lakes so characteristic of most of the state are replaced by rolling hills and valleys and spring-fed streams. The impoundment of one of these streams in Green County has formed two small lakes. The recreational demand that developed around the lakes led in 1970 to the establishment of Cadiz Springs State Park. In 1980, the Browntown Wildlife Area and Cadiz Springs Park were merged into a state recreation area.

Capital City State Trail


The Capital City State Trail is the link around and through Madison between the Military Ridge State Trail and, eventually, the Glacial Drumlin State Trail. Nine miles of the trail go through the scenic Capital Springs State Recreation Area (Dane County E-way) south of Madison between Verona Road and Industrial Drive near Nob Hill.

Capital Springs State Recreation Area


The new Capital Springs Centennial State Recreation Area just south of Madison encompasses about 3,000 acres stretching from Fish Hatchery Road east to Lake Waubesa, including most of the Nine Springs E-way. The project also includes the Capital City State Trail.

Cattail State Trail


The Cattail State Trail travels for 18 miles on a former rail corridor between the communities of Amery and Almena in northwestern Wisconsin. Forests, farmlands, prairies, hills and various wildlife habitats surround the trail, which also passes through the village of Turtle Lake. The trail is maintained and managed by Polk and Barron counties.

Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area


Situated along the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, the 3180-acre Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area offers unspoiled beauty with kettle lakes and many glacial features. The Chippewa Moraine is one of nine units of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve.

Chippewa River State Trail


This 30-mile trail extends from Phoenix Park in downtown Eau Claire, at the confluence of the Eau Claire and Chippewa rivers, and travels south along the Chippewa River through a wide variety of habitat including river bottoms, prairies, sandstone bluffs and wetlands. The trail joins the Red Cedar State Trail in the Dunnville Wildlife Area near the confluence of the Red Cedar and Chippewa Rivers, and ends at the town of Durand.

Copper Culture State Park


The 42-acre Copper Culture State Park is on the north side of the Oconto River on the west side of the City of Oconto. It was the site of a prehistoric cemetery of the Old Copper Complex people who occupied the northern Midwest about 2500 B.C.

Copper Falls State Park


The 42-acre Copper Culture State Park is on the north side of the Oconto River on the west side of the City of Oconto. It was the site of a prehistoric cemetery of the Old Copper Complex people who occupied the northern Midwest about 2500 B.C.

Council Grounds State Park


Council Grounds is a park with something for almost everyone. This 508-acre park along the Wisconsin River in north-central Wisconsin hosts a variety of activities and sights year round. It's in Wisconsin's Forest Transition Ecological Landscape. A 21-acre area of old-growth forest in the park is designated as Krueger Pines State Natural Area.

Devil's Lake State Park


2011 is the centennial year for Devil’s Lake State Park! Founded in 1911, Devil's Lake is the third oldest state park in Wisconsin, the largest, and the most visited. Various activities will be happening this summer commemorating the past 100 years. Check our event information and history section for more details.

Devil's River State Trail


This scenic rail trail in Brown and Manitowoc counties travels through four small communities while passing by a wide variety of scenery, including farmlands, prairies, rivers and wetlands. The trail features two dramatic railroad trestles crossing the Devil's River and tributaries.
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