Hiking at Copper Falls

Hiking at Copper Falls is a great way to spend the weekend.  After arriving at Copper Falls Wisconsin State Park on Saturday afternoon, we set up camp and hiked the Doughboys' Trail.  On Sunday morning we were up at the crack of dawn, not moving very quickly, but up none the less.  We brought our jet boil ...

Camping at Copper Falls

Camping at Copper Falls Wisconsin State Park has always been a good time.  They have a backpacking site that is coveted and reserved months in advance.  Copper Falls also has four tent campsites that are very nice and set back from the road.  Unlike the RV campsites, they are a bit of hike in but ...

Hiking Amnicon Falls Wisconsin State Park

Amnicon Falls Wisconsin State Park is different than quite a few other hikes I have taken, there are only 3 trails and they are all a bit short and flat not much actual "hiking" involved.  Amnicon Falls State Park, however, allows visitors to self-guide around the Amnicon River banks and get into the various falls ...

Hiking Devil’s Lake Wisconsin State Park

  One of my favorite places to hike is Devil's Lake Wisconsin State Park. It is very popular due to its wonderful beaches and beautiful quartzite bluffs.  There are several hiking trails to keep guests busy for an entire weekend. However, I try to steer clear of Devil's Lake during the peak tourist season because it is such ...

Hiking Roche-a-Cri State Park Wisconsin

Hiking at Roche-a-Cri Wisconsin State Park & Natural Area was a great way to spend a Labor Day morning.  This beautiful State Park is set back from the main road, providing a quiet and relaxing atmosphere inside the park. First, we stopped to see the sandstone bluff that displays some petroglyphs.  The rock art is beautiful ...

Hiking Wisconsin’s Natural Bridge State Park

Hiking at Wisconsin's Natural Bridge State Park in North Freedom is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon.  We often travel Hwy 12 to or from Madison which passes by Hwy C, if you follow Hwy C in about 10-miles you will arrive at the Natural Bridge State Park on your right. We have been ...

Hiking Rocky Arbor Wisconsin State Park

It is hard to believe that Rocky Arbor, Wisconsin State Park is located just a couple miles outside of Wisconsin Dells.  The relaxed atmosphere of the park throughout most of the year is opposite from the hustle and bustle of the downtown strip. If you are like so many other people and need some room to breath make ...

Bridge 2 McGilvray 7 bridges Rd

Wisconsin’s McGilvray “7 Bridges” Hike

When looking for some peace and quiet consider heading to McGilvray "Seven Bridges" Road for a short hike, located in Holmen Wisconsin, in the Van Loon Wildlife Area.  Hiking to where the seventh bridge used to stand is a 1.8-mile hike (one way) on a hard packed easy to follow footpath. The walk to the first bridge ...