Wisconsin Natural Park Wonders

National and State Wonders Found in the Badger State:

Wisconsin, known for its vast number (almost 7,500) of streams and rivers and The Dells of the Wisconsin River (a 5 mile gorge on the Wisconsin River), is home to Devil's Lake State Park -- one of the state's oldest (1911), most famous, and popular parks in terms of attendance -- as well as more than 15,000 miles of snowmobile trails, and two Great Lakes (Lake Michigan and Lake Superior).

Let us be your guide to discovering these natural wonders. Follow the links below to obtain more information, insider tips, and pictures, as well as ideas for where to stay when visiting.

Wisconsin Welcome Sign National Lakeshores:

  • Apostle Islands National Lakeshore [Official Site]
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    National Rivers:
  • Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway [Official Site]
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    National Reserves:
  • Ice Age National Scientific Reserve [Official Site]
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    National Scenic Trails:
  • North Country National Scenic Trail [Official Site]
  • Ice Age National Scenic Trail [Official Site]
  • Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

     

    National Recreation Trails:
  • Ahnapee State Trail
  • Anvil Lake National Recreation Trail
  • Bearskin State Trail
  • Ed's Lake National Recreation Trail
  • Elroy-Sparta State Trail
  • Ice Age Trail
  • Lauterman Lake National Recreation Trail
  • Milwaukee County Oak Leaf Trail-Lake Loop Trail
  • Milwaukee Urban Water Trail
  • Rock Lake National Recreation Trail
  • Sugar River State Trail
  • Seven Bridges Trail
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    National Forests:
  • Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Location: Rhinelander, Wisconsin. [Official Site]
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    National Wildlife Refuges: Ice Age National Scientific Reserve
  • Fox River National Wildlife Refuge
  • Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuge
  • Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Horicon National Wildlife Refuge
  • Leopold Wetland Management District
  • Necedah National Wildlife Refuge
  • St. Croix Wetland Management District
  • Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge
  • Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge
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    National Wilderness Areas:
  • Blackjack Springs Wilderness
  • Gaylord A. Nelson National Wilderness
  • Headwaters Wilderness
  • Porcupine Lake Wilderness
  • Rainbow Lake Wilderness
  • Whisker Lake Wilderness
  • Wisconsin Islands Wilderness
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    Devils Lake State Park National Scenic Roads and Byways:
  • Great River Road
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    Wisconsin State Parks, Campgrounds, Recreational Areas:
  • Amnicon Falls State Park
  • Aztalan State Park
  • Big Bay State Park
  • Big Foot Beach State Park
  • Black River State Forest
  • Blue Mound State Park
  • Bong State Recreation Area
  • Browntown-Cadiz Springs State Recreation Area
  • Brule River State Forest
  • Brunet Island State Park
  • Buckhorn State Park
  • Chippewa Moraine Ice Age State Recreation Area
  • Copper Culture State Park
  • Copper Falls State Park
  • Council Grounds State Park
  • Devil's Lake State Park
  • Flambeau River State Forest
  • Governor Dodge State Park
  • Governor Knowles State Forest
  • Governor Nelson State Park
  • Harrington Beach State Park
  • Hartman Creek State Park
  • Havenwoods State Forest
  • Chippewa Moraine Ice Age State Recreation Area
  • Heritage Hill State Park
  • High Cliff State Park
  • Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area
  • Interstate State Park
  • Kettle Moraine State Forest-Northern Unit
  • Kettle Moraine State Forest-Southern Unit
  • Kinnickinnic State Park
  • Kohler-Andrae State Park
  • Lake Kegonsa State Park
  • Lake Wissota State Park
  • Lapham Peak Unit Kettle Moraine State Forest
  • Merrick State Park
  • Mill Bluff State Park
  • Mirror Lake State Park
  • Natural Bridge State Park
  • Nelson Dewey State Park
  • New Glarus Woods State Park
  • Newport State Park
  • Northern Highland/American Legion State Forest
  • Pattison State Park
  • Peninsula State Park
  • Perrot State Park
  • Wisconsin Great River Road
  • Pike Lake Unit Kettle Moraine State Forest
  • Point Beach State Forest
  • Potawatomi State Park
  • Rib Mountain State Park
  • Roche-A-Cri State Park
  • Rock Island State Park
  • Rocky Arbor State Park
  • Tower Hill State Park
  • Whitefish Dunes State Park
  • Wildcat Mountain State Park
  • Willow River State Park
  • Wisconsin State Trails
  • Wyalusing State Park
  • Yellowstone Lake State Park
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    State Scenic Roads and Byways:
  • Great Divide Highway
  • Heritage Drive
  • Lower Wisconsin River Road Scenic Byway