There is absolutely no shortage of fantastic places to take a long walk in Wisconsin, whether it’s during the beautiful autumn or in the middle of winter. Here are some of our absolute favorites places to hike.
1. Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest (Rhinelander)
The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is a 1,530,647-acre U.S. National Forest in northern Wisconsin in the United States.
2. Mirror Lake State Park (Baraboo)
It's a 2,200-acre park featuring a lake, woods & cliffs with a beach, hiking trails & canoe rentals.
3. Peninsula State Park (Door County)
Peninsula State Park is a 3,776-acre Wisconsin state park with eight miles of Green Bay shoreline in Door County. Peninsula is the third largest state park in Wisconsin, and is visited by an estimated 1 million visitors annually.
4. Amicon Falls State Park (South Range)
Amnicon Falls State Park is a state park of Wisconsin, United States. The 825-acre park is located in South Range, Wisconsin, southeast of the city of Superior.
5. Willow River State Park (Hudson)
Willow River State Park is a 2,891-acre Wisconsin state park located five miles north of Hudson. The centerpiece of the park is Willow Falls, a powerful cascade in a 200-foot deep gorge.
6. Baird Creek (Green Bay)
There's endless things to do on this preservation in Green Bay.
7. Glacial Drumlin River Trail (Waukesha through Cottage Grove)
A 52-mile trail available to bikers, walkers, joggers & rollerbladers, with a use fee required.
8. Kettle Moraine State Park (sprawling across southeastern Wisconsin)
9. Levi's Mound (Neilsville)
Explore this area especially if you're into mountain biking.
10. Niagara Escarpment (North-Central Wisconsin up through Door County and into Canada)
The Niagara Escarpment is a long escarpment, or cuesta, in the United States and Canada that runs predominantly east/west from New York State, through Ontario, Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois.
11. Devil's Lake State Park (Baraboo)
Devil's Lake State Park is a state park located in the Baraboo Range in eastern Sauk County, just south of Baraboo, Wisconsin. Devil's Lake State Park is the biggest state park in Wisconsin.
12. Red Cedar State Trail (Menomonie)
This 14.5-mile rail trail shadows the steep walls of the Red Cedar Valley from Menomonie to its connection with the Chippewa River State Trail
13. Governor Dodge State Park (Dodgeville)
Governor Dodge State Park is a 5,270-acre Wisconsin state park outside Dodgeville in Iowa County, Wisconsin.
This list could have been over 100 long. Which ones that we missed are some of your favorites? Please let us know in the comments. Time to go stretch my legs!