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Willow River State Park

1034 County Road a, Parking for the Willow River Waterfalls is a 1/2 mile past the ranger office, Hudson, WI 54016-7309
+1 715-386-5931
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A great variety of trails

The park has a variety of trails that satisfy many interests. From woodland to prairie to riparian... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hudsonhawkeye2
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Hudson, Wisconsin
Great day for a hike

Another beautiful state park in Wisconsin! The waterfall and the dam are great attractions, and I... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Jamie M
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Woodstock, Illinois
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1034 County Road a, Parking for the Willow River Waterfalls is a 1/2 mile past the ranger office, Hudson, WI 54016-7309
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park has a variety of trails that satisfy many interests. From woodland to prairie to riparian, this park has it all. Great for tail running with different levels of difficulty and distance. Well marked and maintained. Great flora and fauna!

Thank hudsonhawkeye2
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Another beautiful state park in Wisconsin! The waterfall and the dam are great attractions, and I love a park that makes you work to enjoy. I'm an avid hiker so I like a challenge. There are some easy trails, but there are plenty that will...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very nice place to explore nature, sit in some of the areas that they provide and enjoy the surrounding. Have some hills to works your cardio. In the fall give you the opportunity to see all the autumn colors in the trees. Great place to...More

Thank Lourdes L
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Beautiful park for a hike or camping. The hikes take you through woods and marshes. We had a nice short hike to the remains of a small dam. Nice park for a day in the woods.

Thank michieldekoning
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

The falls are sure a surprise as you walk the trails! If you go from the beach area to the falls, it is stroller friendly!

Thank Missy S
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I grew up only an hour away from this park and didn't know it existed until two years ago. Now I go all the time! In full disclosure I only hike to the waterfall, I am not camping. This waterfall is something special I tell...More

Thank jennifers1980
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Our camping experience was average for an above average price. Sites nice, bathroom average, $44 too much for a pass through stay. Waterfall was beautiful!!

Thank suebruno
Reviewed 8 September 2017

There is a good elevation change on the walk down to and then back up from the waterfall, but it is worth it to be able to bask in the noise and mist created by the flowing and falling water.

Thank Brian1837
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We were shocked to find out that you have to pay to park since state parks in our area are free but we were going to do it anyway but I was not able to do the walking that was required to get to the...More

Thank Duquesnegirl
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Be prepared for a long (and steep) hike up and down to the waterfall, but it's definitely worth it!! The waterfall was absolutely gorgeous and very secluded. It was nice that people were able to climb around and explore, but just make sure to be...More

Thank The_Sharks88
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Laura M
15 September 2017|
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Response from Gotofly2 | Reviewed this property |
You will be able to park out side the park near the entrance or there are parking inside the park after you cross the gate and they have welcome center where you can park one car and the car pool to your campsite
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mark f
14 September 2017|
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Response from Donna V | Reviewed this property |
It's quite a hike with some steeper inclines along the way.
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