Northwest

Willow River State Park

Willow River State Park, Hudson WI Two dams, two lakes, a trout stream, sand beach, prairie remnants and a nature center are featured on 3,155 acres of rolling countryside. The centerpiece of the park is Willow Falls, a powerful cascade in a 200-foot (61 m) deep gorge. Another popular feature is Little Falls Lake, a shallow reservoir on the Willow River. Willow Falls and a quality campground will surprise...

Flambeau River State Forest

Flambeau River State Forest, Winter, WI 90,000 acres of forest, 75 miles of Flambeau River, canoe landings, and rustic river campsites combine into a beautifully natural experience. The North and South Forks of the Flambeau River join within the park, providing over 75 miles (121 km) of mostly undeveloped river. The forest is composed on northern hardwoods. Flambeau River is the best paddle in all of Northern...

Tuscobia State Trail

Tuscobia State Trail, winter, wi From Rice Lake to Park Falls, the Tuscobia Trail travels 74 miles through the Flambeau State Forest and Chequamegon National Forest. Enjoy the rugged wilderness of the Blue Hills from a nearly-level former rail grade. The trail is comprised of loose gravel and cinders. A short western trail segment from Tuscobia to Angus is part of the 1,000 mile Ice Age National Scenic...

Interstate State Park

Interstate State Park, St. Croix Falls, WI Interstate Park comprises two adjacent state parks on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border, both named Interstate State Park. A deep gorge with glacial potholes and other rock formations called the "Dalles of the St. Croix" is a scenic feature of Wisconsin's oldest state park. As a part of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve, the Ice Age Interpretive Center features...

Gandy Dancer State Trail

Gandy Dancer State Trail, St. Croix Falls, Wi This county-operated 98-mile multi-use trail crosses the Wisconsin / Minnesota border twice on its way from St. Croix Falls to near Superior. The Gandy Dancer State Trail is divided into a northern segment and a southern segment. Trail uses for the two segments are also divided. Most of the year the southern segment allows only non-motorized recreation on the trail, while...

Kinnickinnic State Park

Kinnickinnic State Park, River Falls WI The Kinnickinnic, a cold water trout stream, forms a large, sandy delta where it flows into the St. Croix River. The mouth of the Kinnickinnic River forms a sandy delta upon which boaters can picnic and camp. This day-use park features river scenery, trails meandering through tall grass prairies and upland forests, a large swim area and boat-in camping. People with boats...

Amnicon Falls State Park

Amnicon Falls State Park, Superior WI This 825-acre park south of Superior on Hwy. 2 features waterfalls and rapids along the Amnicon River. The chief attractions of the park are a series of waterfalls on the Amnicon River as it flows around a small island and under a historic covered bridge. Amnicon Falls is located in Wisconsin's Amnicon Falls State Park . Pattison State Park, with the breathtaking beauty...

Old Abe State Trail

Old Abe State Trail, Cornell, WI A scenic corridor following the Chippewa River through agricultural and undeveloped lands between Lake Wissota State Park and Brunet Island State Park at Cornell. This paved 19.5 mile trail connects Lake Wissota State Park in Chippewa Falls and Brunet Island State Park in Cornell. The trail is an abandoned railroad grade and has been developed into a trail for bicyclists...

Lake Wissota State Park

Lake Wissota State Park, Chippewa Falls WI Created by Wisconsin-Minnesota Light and Power Company in 1918, the 6,300-acre lake attracts anglers after walleyes, muskies and bass. The park is situated on the northeast shore of Lake Wissota, a reservoir on the Chippewa River. Pine forests, mixed hardwood timbers, prairie, and marshes are found in the park. Hikers enjoy 17.4 miles of scenic hiking trails within the...

Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area

Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area, New Auburn, WI Situated in an area of unspoiled beauty with kettle lakes and glacial features. The interpretive center sits atop a hill that was once a glacial lake bottom. Chippewa Moraine Ice Age State Recreation Area is part of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve. The Ice Age National Scenic Trail passes through the park. Official documentation alternatively refers to the park as...