Hiking

Hiking is available in virtually every state park. Check the trail lengths and difficulty before you start your trek.

Kohler-Andrae State Park

Kohler-Andrae State Park

Kohler-Andrae State Park is (currently) the only state park in Wisconsin to give you two parks for the price of one. The Terry Andrae (southern) section of the park was formed in 1928. The John Michael Kohler (of Kohler Company fame) section to the north was added in 1966. Supposedly these are still two distinct …

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Harrington Beach State Park

Harrington Beach State Park

I think Harrington Beach State Park is the first state park that I’ve visited more than once. Not that I wouldn’t have gone there again, but the main reason I went a second time is that I lost (or, at least, can’t find) the pictures I took there the first time. Yeah, shame on me. …

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Aztalan State Park sign

Aztalan State Park

Aztalan State Park is right up there with Lake Kegonsa and Roche-a-Cri when it comes to names that are difficult to pronounce correctly. Located just east of Lake Mills, Wisconsin, this park is also among those that are difficult to find (for the unprepared), despite some signage along a major interstate (I-94). How to Get …

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Yellowstone Lake State Park north entrance sign

Yellowstone Lake State Park

About 75 years ago, folks got together and decided to put a manmade lake out in the middle of nowhere in southwestern Wisconsin. Thus, Yellowstone Lake and related state park were born. Yellowstone Lake State Park lies about halfway between Madison, Wisconsin, and Dubuque, Iowa. It’s also roughly equidistant from Platteville, Wisconsin, and Monroe, Wisconsin. …

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