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Eagle Trail

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Address: Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek, WI
Phone Number: 920-868-3258
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Great Hike

Once you find the trailhead, it was easy to follow. Limestone caves, beautiful water views and forest paths. Had to watch where you put your feet, otherwise not really difficult... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
brookie6606
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you find the trailhead, it was easy to follow. Limestone caves, beautiful water views and forest paths. Had to watch where you put your feet, otherwise not really difficult. One of the best hikes in Door Co.

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1 Thank brookie6606
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you're in the Peninsula State Park, you won't want to miss hiking this trail. Huge cliffs, looks of the bay. Really nice. You can combine it with Minnehaha trail where you may sit on the beach and relax or meditate even.

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Thank Kinga N
Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this trail. It is called "difficult" by some, but I would say, only if you are out of shape, not used to walking, or do not have good balance. My sister and I are in our 70s and were OK, we saw children as young at 5 bouncing along. There are lots of surface roots and rocks... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

We hiked the Eagle trail starting in the tower parking lot, hiking along the lake shore under the cliffs and climbing to the top and back to the car. Considering the area the state park is in, this is the most difficult trail in the park

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Thank Larry D
Beg Bend, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

All trails in the park and scenic and fun to explore. The views around the trail are breathtaking and enjoyable. As with most of the trails, it could be marked better

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Imagine yourself as a settler and you make trails in the woods for hunting and fishing. This trail is so well groomed that you can feel the timeless beauty of the of the woods. The fresh air and the dashing squirrel will make your day and appreciate with a gift it is to have a state park like this one.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

I am assuming that the "difficult" rating of this trail has more to do with the footing than actually being strenuous. As other reviewers have noted (and is mentioned in the park map/guide), the trail is rocky and rooty...so keep your eyes on where you're walking. We hiked this one morning and really enjoyed it. Often you are skirting the... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

First and foremost, I wanted to say that the mileage you see listed for this hike many places online is incorrect. Multiple places stated it's a two mile trail. We run a GPS mileage tracker while hiking and from trailhead to trailhead (big loop) was 2.87 miles. So go into this hike prepared to hike almost three miles. We love... More 

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We hike the trail and it was beautiful and peaceful. Many people were biking and hiking. It took us a couple of hours to complete. The mosquitos were not bad even though most of the trail is in the shade.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The Eagle Trail is a nice hike! It is moderately difficult with uneven footing (lots of rocks and tree roots) and muddy conditions (depending on recent rainfall) but it's beautiful! I love walking along the water and hearing/seeing the waves crash upon the shore. After a quick upwards climb you get to the top of the Eagle tower or terrace... More 

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