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A real gem - but wear good shoes!

There are basically 2 halves to this hike - the maintained trail, which is a relatively easy walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Miyeko K
neat off-shoot to Devils Lake State park

trail is very easy until you get to the ravine area and on up to the falls. it's a neat area to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daveptaz
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“small waterfall” (12 reviews)
“short hike” (15 reviews)
“trail ends” (6 reviews)
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Baraboo, WI 53913
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"running stream"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are basically 2 halves to this hike - the maintained trail, which is a relatively easy walk, and the part that no longer has a maintained trail due to repeated flooding. The first part is a nice walk in the woods. The second part...More

Thank Miyeko K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

trail is very easy until you get to the ravine area and on up to the falls. it's a neat area to explore, and the hiking isn't that difficult. have to have a state park sticker to park in the lot.

Thank Daveptaz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little rec area that has a trail that leads to a gently flowing Glen. There are a lot of opportunities to rock hop.

Thank sia p
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Been here three times now and always worth going again. Still haven't made it all the way to the end of the hike though. Bring waterproof shoes to get all the way through. Not a long hike - easy for everyone in the family. Really...More

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Very peaceful and serene. Great hike alone or with family. Well marked trails. It's amazing that beautiful places like this exist whee you would never expect it.

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful! Well maintained. Unique climate change and temperature drop In the glen. State natural area.

Thank Kathi F
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Parfreys glen has spectacular scenery. There are so many unique plants and flowers. You really have to visit here all 4 seasons to really enjoy its beauty. Of course fall is stunning with its show of colors but spring gives birth to some awesome wild...More

Thank Randall C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I was really glad that we visited Parfrey’s Glenn. It is difficult to do without getting wet as there are several places where the “path” involves crossing across the stream. Because my husband was with me, he was able to go in front and hold...More

Thank wisconsinchic
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Forgive the pun, but it really is beautiful. This is a relatively short hike, but it can be treacherous! Bring shoes you're not afraid to get wet, since you're going to need to cross multiple streams to complete the full hike.

Thank Lynne F
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Just a great natural area to hike and take in. Out off the beaten path. Worth the time and effort. The beauty and landscape, along with the peaceful, serene scenery is unique.

Thank Tim L
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Smileejag
12 June 2016|
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Response from jingles5 | Reviewed this property |
No canoeing at this site. Try Devil's lake or Baraboo river sites.
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