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Address: Baraboo, WI

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fun place to spend an afternoon

If you are looking to take a hike and explore in nature this is a great option! It was not a strenuous hike on the trail, so it would be great for a family. I will definitely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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132 reviews 132 reviews
41 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you are looking to take a hike and explore in nature this is a great option! It was not a strenuous hike on the trail, so it would be great for a family. I will definitely visit again :)

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

A nice leisurely hike will give you views of our beautiful natural area. She has suffered two floods and the end of the trail has been shortened. If you decide to proceed further, you will experience an interesting but cautious adventure.

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Wisconsin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We visited on a January Saturday afternoon and the there were more people than I had expected, but it was very enjoyable. We have visited here a few times in the summer and fall so it was interesting to see it in the winter. With the snow and ice it was quite slippery in places so it is necessary to... More 

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Gotzens, Austria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is just a small hike, not very strenous, but you can experience really nice views. As htere was a flooding a few years ago, and it wasnt the first time, the trail wasnt rebuilt, so you have to cross the small river sometimes.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I really enjoyed making a trip here. I personally like hiking and this was a really fun hike. There are some really nice views and everything looks beautiful! My only complaint is there is spots that are not easy to climb up, walk through or not fall off and hurt yourself. Making it not quite so easy for older people... More 

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This trail is great for water exploring, rock hopping and some rock climbing. My husband and I visited here on our way to Devil's Lake to see the fall colors. This our type of trail! It's a little bit of a challenge to figure out how to get to the waterfall without getting wet! Enjoyed checking out the rock formations... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The glen is very popular. We live near enough that we pass by quite often, and there are always cars parked in the lot and lining the roadway. (Wisconsin seems very accommodating with parking roadside and NOT ticketing, so this is a plus!) FYI: Requires a park pass if you park in their lot. The hike starts out on flat... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The second I walked into the glen I felt like I was in a whole other world. I have found my new favorite place in Wisconsin. Perfect place for a sunny fall day. The walk wasn't too difficult but the rocks and roots were dry. I could see how this could be slippery after rain. There is some rock climbing... More 

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Hartland, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I've lived in Wisconsin my whole life and had never heard of this place. It's a beautiful place to visit, particularly on a cool fall day. It's a bit hard to find and has a very small parking lot. If you go make sure you either have a Wisconsin State Park sticker or fill out the envelope they provide because... More 

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Groveland, Illinois, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Beautiful, easy hike along a babbling creek. The rocks are easy to climb and tip toe back and forth over the creek. Don't give up because the waterfall at the end is beautiful and accessible for up close photography. Great hike and mini rock climbing adventure for the beginner. It's easier than it looks, so don't give up!

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