Devil’s Lake State Park

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Why It’s a Must-Do

Belying its moniker, Devil’s Lake State Park is heavenly. The third oldest state park in Wisconsin, it’s also the largest and most visited park, boasting magnificent, touch-the-sky views from 500-foot quartzite bluffs overlooking a 360-acre lake. This is the kind of place where you want to get lost.

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Location Details

Hours of Operation:
Open year-round
6 AM – 11 PM
Phone: 608-356-8301

Who Will Love It

Devil’s Lake State Park has little pockets of wonder for everyone in your clan. Alfresco lovers can enjoy lakeshore picnics with magnificent views, while avid hikers can conquer 29 miles of winding and scenic trails. There are also sandy swimming beaches to enjoy and backcountry solitude to savor. It’s why they say Devil’s Lake is always a good idea.

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When to Visit

A beautiful state park with activities unique to every season, Devil’s Lake is a year-round park with an intriguing natural history woven into its 1,000-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail, which was established in 1980 and traces an ancient glacier’s edge.

In the warmer months, Devil’s Lake State Park offers activities including rock climbing, biking, boating, camping, fishing, and hunting. When the mercury drops, the park fills with winter recreationists who partake in cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and ice fishing.

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