Complete Guide to Nelson Dewey State Park

Nelson Dewey State Park is a 756-acre property in Cassville. The park is named as a dedication to Wisconsin’s first governor, Nelson Dewey. The park was once part of Dewey’s extensive 2,000-acre property before it was bought by the State and designated a State Natural Area. There is a lot of things to see and do inside this park. The […]

Complete Guide to Mirror Lake State Park

There is a beautiful lake called Mirror Lake three miles south of Wisconsin Dells. The lake got the name from the glassy texture which offers a stunning reflection of the surrounding landscape. Encompassing this lake is a 2,000-acre park that contains all kinds of natural features, vegetation, and wildlife. Dense pine forests, natural vegetation, sandstone bluffs, sandy prairies, and marshlands […]

Complete Guide to Merrick State Park

Merrick State Park sits on a 322-acre piece of land along the banks of the Mississippi River. The park is one of the most prolific outdoor parks in the upper Mississippi area. Outdoor lovers visit this place all year round to engage in camping, boating, fishing, hiking, and other adventurous outdoor activities. Whenever you find yourself in the upper region […]

Complete Guide to Natural Bridge State Park

Natural Bridge State Park is a 530-acre state park that features the largest natural arc (bridge) in Wisconsin. The park derives its name from a large sandstone bridge (or arch) that attracts numerous visitors every year. There is also a 60-acre scientific reserve here, a rock shelter, and other beautiful natural landscapes and attractions to make your visit worthwhile. Natural […]

Complete Guide to Lake Wissota State Park

Lake Wissota State Park is a great outdoor attraction for anyone seeking camping, hiking, snowshoeing, horse riding, and related outdoor adventures. The adjacent 6300-acre lake offers excellent grounds for swimming, kayaking, boating, paddling, fishing, and canoeing opportunities. The State Park itself is a dense, man-made pine forest occupying slightly 1000 acres of land. Nature and wildlife in Lake Wissota co-exist […]

Complete Guide to Mill Bluff State Park

Mill Bluff State Park is located near Camp Douglas (in Juneau and Monroe Counties) and contains numerous steep bluffs that stand tall among other exciting physical natural features. These bluffs used to be landmarks for people passing through the county during the 1850s. A visit to this place would not be complete without hiking to the top of the bluffs […]

Complete Guide to Lake Kegonsa State Park

A unique blend of a lake that occupies 3,200 acres and a 342-acre forest makes Lake Kegonsa State Park one of the best recreational parks for outdoor lovers in Madison. You can engage in all sorts of activities in Lake Kegonsa State Park: camping, fishing, boating, kayaking, scuba diving, bird watching, picnicking, hiking, cycling-you name it. Complete Guide to Lake […]

Complete Guide to Governor Nelson State Park

Governor Nelson State Park was initially named after a former Wisconsin Governor, Gaylord Nelson. It covered 422 acres just outside of Waunakee, Wisconsin, in Westport and located in the northern region of Lake Mendota. The park is in full view of the Wisconsin State Capitol building while in Madison. It has gone through many developments and has been altered to […]

Complete Guide to Council Grounds State Park

Council Grounds State Park? Located below the dam at Lake Alexander and along the Wisconsin River, this 508-acre park is a delightful haven for outdoor lovers. There are ample camping facilities here, and a wonderful wilderness that is etched in what used to be Native American territory. The Lake and the River also offer excellent grounds for fishing and other […]

Complete Guide to Governor Dodge State Park

Are you looking for a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life? Governor Dodge State Park is perfect for people who are looking for peace and tranquility in nature. Governor Dodge State Park offers visitors many different things to do, including camping, hiking, fishing, boating, wildlife viewing, and more! While many people may think I […]