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Kayak the lake

Nice little lake to kayak. There are no motors allowed. We only saw one other fishing boat while... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
romantictravel
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Chicago suburbs
Timeless

Nice to have a wilderness setting just like I remembered it when I was a kid visiting with my... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
scott1102
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Nice little lake to kayak. There are no motors allowed. We only saw one other fishing boat while out there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank romantictravel
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice to have a wilderness setting just like I remembered it when I was a kid visiting with my grandparents scouting out geodes and rocks close to home. Great setting for wilderness hiking.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank scott1102
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Yes, I have lived in area for 20 years plus. Been active in outdoors and never been to this gem. Great place, quite and nature at its best. My wife and I hiked the Lake trail and found it better than the Brown County trails....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pharmacist77
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Quiet lake, great from kayaking. Please don't go. You won't like it. I want it for myself. Safe and clean facilities. Always great campers.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank HumWhistleAquaBoy
Reviewed May 18, 2018

We enjoyed the spring wildflowers, and the kids loved finding geodes and salamanders in the creek. However, poorly marked trails make this forest an average hiking experience. If you aren't good at reading a map, you may want to skip Yellowwood.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank la-la-land503
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

For me, yellowwood is a mushroom hunting, nature seeing place. I've been mushroom hunting there for over 20 years!!

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank bbneff52
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

My family and I live locally and hit these trails all the time! The lakeside trail is our favorite! Stop by the kiosk for the scavenger hunt pamphlet! It guides you on things to look for around the lake. Great birdwatching in winter and great...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank famfoodie
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try a different trail on our trip to Brown County this year. We’ve done all the trails at the state park so we wanted a change of scenery. This park was perfect! The road getting there is beautiful, and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Greengirl87
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Great walk around the lake with the fall colors in full view. Also there are no park fees for visiting this park.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dick P
Reviewed October 5, 2017

We went to Yellowwood State Forest hoping to hike some wooded trails. Two trails were closed at this time due to logging. It appears that the east side of the "Lake Trail" is on a two-lane road, partly gravel. We never did find the Scarce...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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