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Devil's Lake State Park

Opens in 28 min: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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This is a beautiful, unique state park. We planned to camp 2 nights but only stayed one due to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Such beautiful scenery, you can rent a boat, or other water fun items. Swim, sunbath, pinic on the... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
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S5975 Park Rd, Baraboo, WI 53913-9299
+1 608-356-8301
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful, unique state park. We planned to camp 2 nights but only stayed one due to tornado warnings. We did get to hike to Balanced Rock and Devil's Doorway. It was quite the adventure. The trail winds around the bluffs, you climb...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Such beautiful scenery, you can rent a boat, or other water fun items. Swim, sunbath, pinic on the beach, or under the trees on a pinic table. If you are more of the hiking type there are several amazing beautiful trails with a variety of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Great lake for swimming, canoeing, a sunfish or splashing. Hiking trails, unique geologic features, camping, picnicing, and bird watching off the thermals. A great spot, busy, but without the frantic crowded conditions of some other parks in the Dells area of WI. It get's busy,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2019

This is a beautiful park with the cliffs and lake. It has great trails to walk. Good place to visit all year long.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2019

A few hours drive from Chicago there is great rock climbing. The park didn't have much for facilities, but if you have your own gear you are good to go.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

We spent the afternoon hiking around the lake while visiting nearby Wisconsin Dells. Beautiful scenery and a nice getaway from the bustle of water parks and busy traffic

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rick P
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Devils lake is great for hiking, swimming and just hanging out. We have gone there for years. Fishing is nothing spectacular, but there are fish there and no boats so it is nice for shore and kayak fishing. Used this nice lake to teach folks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

The water is crystal clear. We hike here all the time. They have canoe and boat rentals. Great place for family picnics. Overall the best state park I've been to.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

Devil's Lake (called Spirit Lake by the Ho-Chunk) is a magical place to visit. This is a beautiful, natural lake formed by the glaciers. The lake is deep, the bluffs surrounding the lake are high. In the middle of August when it is HOT the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

I have the good fortune of living very close to Devil's Lake State Park. This park has something for everyone, hiking, water activities, picnic tables, gift shop, canoes and kayaks and camp sites. If you get the chance to visit for the day or the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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March 17, 2019|
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Response from Beth D | Reviewed this property |
Each area has it's pros and cons. Some like lots of people around; some like it quiet. None are close to the lake but you can get around easy in the park. I like the Ice Age Loop myself because it is quieter. And don't... More
October 11, 2018|
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Response from milesfromwaco | Reviewed this property |
There was a short path near the restaurant area on the north side that was stroller accessible. Also the south side picnic area was flat and had some nice walkways. From the south entrance Grottos Trail was a level path... More
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Siao S | Reviewed this property |
We also had just a few hours. I think it depends where you want to go. We wanted to go hiking to Balanced Rock and Devils Doorway. Both these rock formations were in the south entrance, so that's why we parked there. I... More