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Another awesome place to check out lots of climbing best to have a good sturdy shoe so much to see... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
Nancy z
Beautiful Escape

Prepare yourself, you will not believe this is so close to Madison! You start off by walking... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
Jess J
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Baraboo, WI 53913
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Another awesome place to check out lots of climbing best to have a good sturdy shoe so much to see plan on spending a few gours there

Thank Nancy z
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Prepare yourself, you will not believe this is so close to Madison! You start off by walking through the woods wondering what the excitement is all about. Soon, the rocks and boulders will reveal themselves. You'll hike through the ravine along the stream, climbing over...More

1  Thank Jess J
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Hike up a beautiful old creekbed. View amazing layered rock walls and trees growing at weird angles, all ending at a lovely waterfall. Wear your hiki g shoes

Thank JAMWoodWI
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Parfrey's Glen is a must-see natural area in the Devil's Lake State Park area-- it's a gorgeous, amazing walk that starts at the non-descript parking area. From there, you'll walk a paved path that leads through mixed woods along a small stream that is beautiful...More

2  Thank Jackie L
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We spent a few hours and it was worth the hike, even though crossing some creeks over the rocks is involved. This is an amazing area for seeing unusual rock formations without going to Wi Dells.

1  Thank treehuggers7
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I had never heard of this place before, and was so happy we took a chance on it! It's a small parking area, but we went on a week day and there were just a couple of cars mid-morning. It's a nice grassy area, great...More

1  Thank Deanne W
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This gorge in the Baraboo Bluffs is about 45 minutes from Madison. You can get there off Hwy 12 or up Hwy 113. Hwy 113 crosses the Wisconsin River by a free ferry at Merrimack. On a nice day that adds to the adventure. The...More

2  Thank aquadroplet
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Had a fun Saturday afternoon here with the family--two adults, 5-year-old and 3-year-old. We brought a picnic to eat at the lawn entrance, made a quick pit toilet stop and were on our way hiking. Busy, but not craaazy busy on a beautiful September day....More

1  Thank potato
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a beautiful walk though the woods. Nice babbling brook the entire trail. It was a bit short, but very nice.

Thank Trixies-MomandDad
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nice hike along a little stream that leads to little waterfalls. Bring a picnic lunch and it's easy to spend a couple of hours amidst beautiful nature.

Thank cararox
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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.