This list represents the most popular hiking in Wisconsin. Use this list to plan your next Wisconsin hiking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Devil's Lake East Bluff
Sauk City, WI
One of the more strenuous hikes, this trail climbs the rocky bluff to offer sweeping views of Devil’s Lake, notable rock ...
#2 Devil's Lake to Parfrey's Glen
Combing a state park trail and the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, this thru-hike starts with sweeping bluff-top views at ...
#3 Sea Caves
A nearly 2.0-mile hike through the forest of the Apostle Islands National Lake- shore—partly on boardwalk and across a few ...
#4 North Kettle Moraine
Of all the 60-some miles of Ice Age Trail in the Kettle Moraine State Forest, this is the trail segment with the longest ...
#5 Black Hawk Ridge
In July 1832, Fox and Sac warriors led by Chief Black Hawk ambushed pursuing soldiers on the north end of this state property. ...
#6 Lake La Grange
Check out an historic pioneer cabin and the remains of a lime kiln before following the southern half of the Blackhawk Segment ...
#7 Lone Rock
Approach an isolated sandstone bluff through a secluded State Natural Area and climb to the top for some long views to the ...
#8 Copper Falls
One of northern Wisconsin’s most beautiful state parks, Copper Falls has two impressive waterfalls where the Bad River meets ...
#9 Hidden Lakes
Eagle River, WI
This fantastic trek through the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest passes ten lakes on its enormous loop, most of them only ...
#10 Wildcat Mound
Enjoy a scenic ridge walk through the home turf of an active wolf pack and reintroduced elk herd, followed by a dry crossing ...
#11 Bristol Woods Hike
At Bristol Woods, hikers will enjoy the pleasantly rolling terrain covered in bottomland forest and oak woodland. Tree connoisseurs ...
#12 Rock Island
Gills Rock, WI
Two ferry trips are required to reach this vehicle-free island state park. A mostly wooded trail circles the entire island ...
#13 Parfrey's Glen
This is a local favorite for a quick stroll through a natural beauty, Parfrey’s Glen.This hike may be short, but the charming ...
#14 Geneva Lake: North Shore Hike
Lake Geneva, WI
It’s easy to see why so many wealthy Chicagoans built their opulent mansions on the shore of Geneva Lake (the lake is called ...
#15 Escanaba Lake
Popular with skiers in winter, this color-coded trail system of embedded loops takes you past five lakes tucked in the Northern ...
#16 Marengo River / Swedish Settlement
Grand View, WI
Three overlooks and the remains of a historic Swedish settlement. This short stretch of the North Country Trail has a lot ...
#17 Wyalusing State Park
Prairie du Chien, WI
The views of the confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi Rivers from the tops of the blu s in this state park are unmatched. ...
#18 Glacial Potholes
Saint Croix Falls, WI
The western terminus of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail appropriately lies within this state park where you can look out ...
#19 Marengo River / Porcupine Lake
If you are looking for a long hike in the wilderness, this segment of the North Country Trail passes through the Chequamegon ...
#20 Timm's Hill
Rib Lake, WI
This northern portion of this national trail enters a county park to climb Wisconsin’s highest natural point. An observation ...
The hike is advertised as easy, but has significant altitude gains See More
Loved it!! Easy/moderate and shaded hike 🙌🏼