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Address: 4200 Park Rd, Wausau, WI 54401-8286
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+1 715-842-2522
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Fantastic hiking trails with spectacular vistas and unique habitats, nature...

Fantastic hiking trails with spectacular vistas and unique habitats, nature programs for the family, Summer concerts, and Winter snowshoe events. Reserveable shelters, and a beautiful outdoor event venue. Park concessions open daily during Summer season (Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend), and weekends during Fall (through mid October) with gifts, snacks and more.

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Camping along with picnicking and hiking are offered. Just a short distance form the city of Wausau.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Camping along with picnicking and hiking are offered. Just a short distance form the city of Wausau.

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Thank sajjuly
Merrill, Wisconsin, United States
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35 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has got some of the most beautiful views anywhere.There is a tall observation tower,and many sites to see.Hiking trails abound at the beautiful park.Something for everyone.The autumn colorama is quite spectacular.

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Thank 892william
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love to drive up to Rib Mountain The view and park are amazing year round. The concerts in the clouds are so enjoyable.

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Thank Angie A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

What a treat! Wonderful hiking trails that were not only beautiful but easy walking. The rocks were a real treat for the kids to climb on. We climbed to the top of the tower and was able to see for miles. A definite to go back.

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Thank 545debrah
Wausau, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I live near Rib Mountain State Park and always enjoy going there to--take visitors to the area, take pictures of the countryside below, take pictures up in the lookout tower, take pictures amongst the beautiful rock formations, go for hikes, hike over to the quarry, see the skiers having fun in the wintertime, take advantage of lovely music at Concert... More 

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Thank Betts5
Marshfield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We make the trip every year in the fall to ride the ski lift and look at the beautiful fall colors. Once you get to the top there is plenty of trails to walk on and a little snack shop. There are also picnic tables if you would like to bring your own snacks. I would recommend this to everyone!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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132 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting for a wedding. The overlook near the park entrance is a great place to relax, peer onto someone's ceremony, or look at the beautiful colors. Was lucky enough to see it in fall. The hike up the mountain is STEEP and windey; I'd rather drive up, pay or use the park sticker, then explore inside. Plenty of parking.... More 

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Elgin, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We visited the state park by car taking the road all the way up to the highest places and back down again. It was surreal realizing how high we were on the mountain and seeing the skiiers. Amazing experience.

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Thank Julie S
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to go on a walk/run. Lots of paved trails so it's stroller friendly. There's a giant wooden tower you can climb and get a great view. There's also a small playground.

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Thank Anna L
Wausau, Wisconsin
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72 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I try to get here once or twice a year just so I can walk the gorgeous paths around the top of the mountain. They have them marked very well and with an occasional map for reference. The granite formations around the mountain are spectacular. If you walk far enough to the west, you will come across the old red... More 

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