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Devil's Lake State Park

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Address: S5975 Park Rd, Baraboo, WI 53913-9299
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+1 608-356-8301
06:00 - 23:00
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Devil's Lake has great hiking trails.

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All day family activity

We love this park. Bring food to bbq and kayaks and enjoy a full day on the lake and in the hiking trails.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this park. Bring food to bbq and kayaks and enjoy a full day on the lake and in the hiking trails.

Thank SLPinChicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the place with family a few days before 4th of July. I had a great hike up the trails and very beautiful views of the place. It is also great for family outings and picnics particularly during the summer time as you could fully enjoy the fun yet peaceful and sunny atmosphere. I would recommend the place to anyone.

Thank Nicole G
Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is the most popular (crowded) state park, and if you can avoid summer weekends it will be a funtastic experience! The crowds can be maddening around the beaches and parking lots, but head off on a trail, and as soon as you get 1000 feet away from the crowds the peaceful nature of the park returns. Its a big... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

The hiking trails on the east and west side Are well marked and maintained. It has great hiking trails, with many to choose in varying degrees of difficulty. Bring snug fitting shoes that will not get rocks in them. There are great views from the top peaks, and it offers some interesting formations to check out. If you are going... More 

1 Thank pd2div
Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We go to this park often. Seldom in winter. It allows for a beautiful hike around the lake, bluff hikes and prairie hikes near by. It is a great gift to Wisconsin and the people.

Thank Gary M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Went out for an afternoon fishing trip caught 2 trout ice at the time was about 3-4 in thick where I was at

Thank Randy B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Devil's Lake has some really great hiking and swimming. You take a ferry with your car over the park and can spend the whole day (or a weekend camping) there. There are bath houses to change in, concessions in the summer, and plenty of parking. You can do strenuous or easier hikes and still see great scenery. Highly recommend checking... More 

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Elizabeth, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is a fantastic place. Very scenic and has trails for all levels of skill. I have seen families picnicking by the lake with their children. People hiking trails, rock climbing and scuba diving. It is hard to believe that you can find all of this in the midwest

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

One of my favorites in wisconsin. The climb is intense but worth it! It's beautiful year round in every season. Note, make sure you have the right amount of cash with you on days when the office is closed. It's $8 if I remember right. You put the cash in an envelope and drop it in a slot.

Thank Jacqueline K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I visited the park in the fall. I never had seen so much yellow trees at the same time. The place is good to stay all day long. You can have a picnic or climbing the hill that surrounds the lake.

Thank Juliana L

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