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Beautiful hike

Parfreys glen has spectacular scenery. There are so many unique plants and flowers. You really have... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Randall C
Madison, Wisconsin
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Beautful but likely wet!

I was really glad that we visited Parfrey’s Glenn. It is difficult to do without getting wet as... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Baraboo, WI 53913
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Parfreys glen has spectacular scenery. There are so many unique plants and flowers. You really have to visit here all 4 seasons to really enjoy its beauty. Of course fall is stunning with its show of colors but spring gives birth to some awesome wild...More

Thank Randall C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I was really glad that we visited Parfrey’s Glenn. It is difficult to do without getting wet as there are several places where the “path” involves crossing across the stream. Because my husband was with me, he was able to go in front and hold...More

Thank wisconsinchic
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Forgive the pun, but it really is beautiful. This is a relatively short hike, but it can be treacherous! Bring shoes you're not afraid to get wet, since you're going to need to cross multiple streams to complete the full hike.

Thank Lynne F
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Just a great natural area to hike and take in. Out off the beaten path. Worth the time and effort. The beauty and landscape, along with the peaceful, serene scenery is unique.

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 24 September 2017

A nice hike through a beautiful area. Two things to be aware of - wear shoes that can get wet and to see the waterfall you have to climb over some large rocks. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank John B
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Beautiful hiking trail for the whole family. We went with my kids, aged 6, 4 and 2 (the two year old in a backpack carrier) and they just loved it. You start the trail through the woods, then hike through a small river, some more...More

Thank Africa C
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Took 60-80 minutes for a great hike. As we continued 'up' into the glen, kept expecting it to be done, only yo find ever-more-interesting views. Really amazing at the 'top', with huge rock chunks on the floor of the glen. Water wasn't strong, but it...More

Thank djlund999
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is a really neat, rugged hiking spot with rocks and water. Bring an extra pair of shoes and let your feet get wet. At the end of the trail is a cool waterfall. It is a gorgeous hike.

Thank sunnystark
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This was a great hike. We did an out and back through the glen and enjoyed the wonderful peaceful scenery very much. It is very beautiful with the running stream and beautiful surroundings. Bring a picnic!

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is a pretty little area. It is an in and out hike which I really don't like. It is fairly long for the waterfall at the end. Maybe I came during the wrong time of year. Water was barely moving. I really don't think...More

Thank rex m
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12 June 2016|
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Response from jingles5 | Reviewed this property |
No canoeing at this site. Try Devil's lake or Baraboo river sites.