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“Really nice state park, with lots of options for hiking and water activities”

Devil's Lake State Park
Ranked #1 of 45 things to do in Baraboo
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Devil's Lake has great hiking trails.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

thought this was a beautiful park. there is a main beach and trail area on the north end of the lake. a secondary picnic and beach area on the southeast side of the lake. there are a lot of hiking options, from very easy to moderately difficult. looks like they have a nice big beach area for the summer. and I see three camping areas. would definitely stop here when in the dells area. they also have a food area in the summer. my only ding would be the daily rate was rather high for out of state visitors.

Thank Daveptaz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful day of hiking. Climbed up to Balanced Rock and Devil's Door and down thru Pothole. Great views!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hiked this trail March 2018. Trail head begins on the Uplands Trail off Hwy 113 right outside the park. Trail length is about 11 miles long. Covers mainly the outside perimeter of the park...crossing roads, links with other trails, and goes through a campground and into the park. Continues thru devils lake parking lot, past north side of lake (toilets available) then climbs up the West Bluffs which is a steep climb of rock stairs (great views from the top overlooks, stopped here for lunch). Descent begins down the other side and around the south end of the lake. The steepest climb of the whole trail is the Balanced Rock Trail up the East Bluff. Careful of loose rocks. The IAT continues along the East Bluff trail. Though this is where it gets confusing. There were no more markers indicating IAT direction so as basic as the park trail was I accidentally took the CCC trail back down thinking it was the IAT. It's is NOT. This mistake cost me another 550 foot elevation change back down and a hike down the road to reconnect with IAT at a later point which meant another up hill hike of 2 miles. When on the East Bluff pass signs for Devils Doorway...continue straight. Do not go down the CCC trail which I hear is a common mistake. The East Bluff will reconnect to Uplands Trail where you began. I packed small lunch and 1.5 liters of water. Started the trail at 10am, finished at 5pm. Get some trekking poles! Enjoy and have fun. This trail is rated one of the best in the Midwest.

Thank Ashley S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed climbing through the rocks and taking in a great Wisconsin view. Some of the trails are more difficult which makes it great for teens.

Thank sia p
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pure beauty! We visited during Spring Break and weren't disappointed. I can't imagine the view when it's nice out. It does cost $16 to get in.

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