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“Cross country skiing paradise”

Mirror Lake State Park
Ranked #6 of 41 things to do in Baraboo
Certificate of Excellence
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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69 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Cross country skiing paradise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

I spent a Saturday cross country skiing and it was fabulous. The trails were well groomed and made for everyone. There are trails of all difficulties and lengths. The park personnel were extremely helpful. This is the place to go in the Dells area. Don't miss it.

Visited January 2013
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English first
Jackson, Wisconsin
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175 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“A natural escape in the Dells”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed snowshoeing at Mirror Lake Park this weekend. We tried the Wild Rice Trail hoping to see bald eagles,but did not spot any. We really enjoyed the loop near echo rock very scenic right along the river. There were lots of xcountry ski trails that were groomed.
In summer there is opportunities for hiking; canoe,kayak and pontoon boat rentals. The park also boasts the unique Seth Peterson cottage, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It canbe rented out . It is open to be toured the second Sunday of each month.

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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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335 reviews
128 attraction reviews
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“Great hiking and beach area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

We go hear every summer for picnics, hiking, and swimming. They have several picnic areas that are first come first serve with lots of picnic tables.

The hiking trails are nice and varied. While hiking we have encountered many deer that were only a few feet from us as well as many birds.

The beach area is nice and well maintained. The water to the area is river feed so don't come expecting crystal clear water. Although the water is not terrible just go with the right expectations. If you are into canoeing there is also some nice areas and inlets that are fun to canoe into.

Overall a pretty nice park, with friendly staff, and an enjoyable family experience.

Visited July 2012
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Lake Geneva
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96 reviews
40 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful place to camp”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2013

We have stayed there one year and we have friends who always stay there, its clean and a great park with several things for the family to do and close enough to the Dells to go for a day and enjoy the attractions

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