Interstate State Park, Wisconsin

Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Interstate State Park, Wisconsin

Interstate State Park, Wisconsin Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This Interstate State Park hike begins soon after you enter the park. At the sign for north campground, turn immediately left into one of the spaces in front of the pine trees. Interstate State Park is part of the National Ice Age Reserve—nine units stretching from Lake Michigan to the St. Croix Valley. It’s an area rich in geological evidence of the ice age 10,000 years ago that covered most of the upper Midwest in mile-thick ice. The Pothole Trail is the starting point for a network of loop hikes that form winding trails through huge boulder fields, lava flows, and glacial features.

Follow the trail west as it snakes through huge boulders and around scattered pine trees and stunted oaks on its way to the bluffs above the river. The trail follows very near the edge of the bluff, more than 50 feet above the river, across a wooden footbridge over a large potholes that’s been scoured down into the hard, rocky bluff."

Interstate State Park, Wisconsin Trip Reports

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1/3/2010
cross country ski trails were in awesome condition! where was everyone, i asked. saw only one other skier. you've got to check this park out.

kim schrader
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Trail Information

Saint Croix Falls
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
4.6
Distance
Several options
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
2–3 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
Swimming, Fishing, Camping, Rock Climbing
Additional Use
Local Contacts
Maps available at park entrance and on website.
Local Maps

Trail Log