Introduction to Wisconsin state parks

Some generalities about Wisconsin state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.

Kettle Moraine Falls State Park lake in the morning

Kettle Moraine Falls State Park

Park Address: W329 N846, County Rd C, Delafield, WI 53018

Park Description: The park includes three picnic areas, birdwatching, a butterfly garden, a prairie restoration area, an amphitheater, and over 25 miles of dirt and accessible paved nature trails.

Popular Park Sites: Whitewater Lake, Elkhart Lake, Dundee Mountain, Summit Trail, Long Lake Recreation Area, Greenbush Recreation Area, Parnell Observation Tower, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Ottawa Lake, Ottawa Lake Canoe Trail, Rice Lake, Rice Lake Nature Trail, Powder Hill Trail, Basilica at Holy Hill, Pike Lake Beach.

Kettle Moraine State Park Visitors Guide

Devil's Lake State Park high vantage point

Devil's Lake State Park

Park Address: S5975 Park Rd, Baraboo, WI 53913

Park Description: Devil's Lake State Park is the largest state park in Wisconsin.

Popular Park Sites: Wisconsin River, Devils Lake, Quartzite Bluffs, Northern Lights Campground, Quartzite Campground, Devils Lake Visitor Center, Balanced Rock Trail, Sauk Point Trail, Roznos Meadow Trail, Potholes Trail, Johnson Moraine Trail, Group Camp Trail, Grottos Trail, East Bluff Woods Trail, Devil's Doorway Trail, CCC Trail, National Ice Age Trail.

Devil's Lake State Park Visitors Guide

Copper Falls State Park waterfall

Copper Falls State Park

Park Address: 36664 Copper Falls Rd, Mellen, WI 54546

Park Description: The park contains a section of the Bad River and its tributary the Tylers Forks, which flow through a gorge and drop over several waterfalls.

Popular Park Sites: Loon Lake, Murphy Lake, Copper Falls, Brownstone Falls, Lake Superior, Apostle Islands, Penokee Range, Takesson Trail, Bad River, Backpack Campsite, Doughboys Nature Trail, Copper and Brownstone Falls, CCC 692 Trail, Takesson Trails, Meadow Trail, Red Granite Falls Trail, Vahtera Trails, Waterfall Trail, Hardwood Forest.

Copper Falls State Park Visitors Guide


Kohler-Andrae State Park

Park Address: 1020 Beach Park Ln, Sheboygan, WI 53081

Park Description: Kohler-Andrae State Park comprises two adjacent Wisconsin state parks located in the Town of Wilson, a few miles south of the city of Sheboygan

Kohler-Andrae Park Visitors Guide  

Peninsula State Park

Park Address: 9462 Shore Rd, Fish Creek, WI 54212

Park Description: Peninsula is the third largest state park in Wisconsin, and is visited by an estimated one million visitors annually.

Popular Park Sites: Eagle Bluff Lighthouse, Eagle Observation Tower, Eagle Bluff, Eagle Trail, Green Bay, Horseshoe Island, Fish Creek, Northern Sky Theater, Hemlock Trail, Lake Iris, Strawberry Islands, Weborg and Tension Bay Campground

Peninsula State Park Visitors Guide