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Big Ravine Trail

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Fabulous hike.

I walk here every day with my dogs. I love it. Beatiful views. Especially lovely in the autumn... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
Bayfield, Wisconsin
not the Iron Bridge Trail, not in town

I think one reviewer confused this trail with the Iron Bridge Trail that is right in town. This... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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4th St., Uphill to the Bayfield School, Bayfield, WI
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

I walk here every day with my dogs. I love it. Beatiful views. Especially lovely in the autumn when the leaves are turning.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank olasazul
Reviewed August 25, 2018

I think one reviewer confused this trail with the Iron Bridge Trail that is right in town. This trail, the Big Ravine, is on the outskirts of town. Bayfield is small, so I walked from my motel. The trailhead is next to a baseball diamond...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for the trail head, look for the baseball diamond. It is in the outfield. Nice trail. It does go up but not too bad. Take mosquito repellent. Nicely shaded. Walking distance from downtown Bayfield.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 428deniseh
Reviewed July 31, 2018

If you like a bit of a challenge, take your mountain bike for a spin on the Big Ravine Trail. It is steep and requires a lot of concentration, but you will have a lot of fun and work up a big sweat going uphill....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank WallyIsTired
Reviewed October 16, 2017

This is a very short trail but quite stunning with the fall colors. Nice that it is accessible in-town. Bayfield has quite a few large hills so plan accordingly (my calves were a bit sore the next day)

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AlabasterJonez
Reviewed October 12, 2017

We walked this togethewr with friend and had a good time. I wish we had taken a picture of the map so we would have had a better idea of what we were doing.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dave I
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Charming in a ravine along a babbling creek. Just rustic enough to be fun. Wooden Boardwalk , cross the creek on rocks, see the cast iron bridge. My fox terrier Molly loved it, as did my wife.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Ralph G
Reviewed August 30, 2016

I love the ravine trail, it is great for all ages. It is in the middle of town, and you can see the old town jail.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank charleshaycock
Reviewed August 23, 2016

It took me too many years to find this wonderful hike. Not many steps into the hike you feel like you are in the middle of the forest hills. I'd recommend a quick photo of the trail map before before you head up the trail...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jan W
Reviewed June 30, 2016

Trail seemed well kept and easy to walk. It was a pretty walk in the woods, but we didn't get a glimpse of any wildlife, except for mosquitos. We saved this as our last hike in the Bayfield area, so perhaps we were just spoiled....More

Date of experience: June 2016
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