The Dorothy Carnes County Park is a large chunk of protected land surrounding the Rose Lake Marsh – a major birding location. A large, well-built viewing deck over the marsh is easy available by a nicely paved trail. Surrounding the… Continue Reading →
Stoughton has an amazingly phenomenal holiday light display in their Rotary Park. The show integrates thousands of color-changing LED lights, synced to a half-hour radio broadcast loop of holiday-ish music. It’s non-denominational and you can sit and watch from the… Continue Reading →
This short trail circles a small pond with a few nice nice viewing locations. A nice quick walk and easy to reach. Token Creek Conservancy 6394 Portage Rd DeForest, WI 53532
Ferry Bluff is a must-see Wisconsin location that takes a bit more effort than others to visit. The Wisconsin River, dotted with sandbars, spreads out below you for miles, with rolling hills beyond. There are few views this spectacular in the state; it is on par with Wildcat Mountain.
Perhaps not the most scintillating of hikes, but still shady and pleasant with glimpses of the creek.
Lake Redstone and its waterfall are a delightful find. A short drive from the Dells, it has a large sandy beach, lots of shady spots to picnic, great boating, and a decent sized waterfall. All in all, a perfect spot to spend a sunny day.
Follow the trail back down south for a ferny walk, paralleled by a small gorge covered in moss-covered fallen trees. A short, pleasant and very private little hike.