This Unique Trail Takes You To Some Of Wisconsin’s Most Fascinating Abandoned Buildings

About 50 miles west of Milwaukee is a totally unique hiking location that has a fascinating history you’ve probably never heard of. Part of the Kettle Moraine State Forest Southern Unit near the town of Eagle, Paradise Springs State Natural Area features some easy hiking and an interpretive trail and was once a place that was chock full of casual hikers most days, but now seems to only be investigated by urban explorers. Home to a natural spring, this beautiful, serene spot is the perfect place to spark an interest in abandoned buildings.

Paradise Springs State Natural Area is located at W374 S8640 County Rd N, Eagle, WI 53119. It’s not far from Old World Wisconsin and you should definitely check out one of the best places in the state to connect with our history.