A Mysterious Woodland Trail In Wisconsin Will Take You To The Original Badger State Ruins

In far southwestern Wisconsin, there’s a trail through some dense woods that offers a glimpse of the difficult life of early miners. The Badger Hut Trail is a pleasant place for a woodland walk while offering a fascinating window into the state’s mining history. Nearby there are a few nice attractions that can round out a nice day trip to the area. Here’s what you need to know about the Badger Hut Trail and a taste of what you’ll find on your hike.

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While the exact history of the Badger Hut Trail has not been completely documented, the holes are believed to be built by miners working on the St. John Mine. One can only imagine how hard the life of a miner would have been like in those days. If you love discovering historic Wisconsin hikes, a trip to Paradise Springs might also be in order.

Address: Badger Hut Trails, 4th St, Potosi, WI 53820, USA