Best Wisconsin Hiking Trails

Wisconsin has 18 hikes.

  April 3, 2018

Located in the US, the hiking in Wisconsin offers over fifteen hikes. The best Wisconsin hiking based on popularity are considered to be Marengo River Valley, Anvil Trails, Copper Creek Falls Trail, Levis Trow Mound Trail, and John Muir Trails. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Wisconsin hiking trail below.

Where Can I Hike In Wisconsin?


Anvil Trails

East of Eagle River in northeastern Wisconsin, the Anvil National Recreation Trail system has 12 miles of trails through dense maple forests. The Anvil Trail system is adjacent to Anvil Lake Campground and also connects with the Nicolet North Trail system.  MORE INFO

Levis Trow Mound Trail

Near Neillsville in west-central Wisconsin, the 25 km Levis Trow Mound Trail System was constructed for hiking, biking and cross-country skiing. Theres plenty of wildlife -- deer, fox, coyote and even a rare wolf from the Central Wisconsin pack, can be seen here.  MORE INFO

Black River State Forest

Near Black River Falls in Jackson County, the 67,000 acre Black River State Forest has 34 miles of hiking trails through pine and oak forests. The Forest lies on the edge of the glaciated central plain east of the rough coulee region or driftless area of Wisconsin.  MORE INFO

Ice Age Trail

Near Baraboo in Sauk County, the 9,100 acre Devils Lake State Park surrounds Devils Lake which was formed by glacial moraine blocking two sections of the od Wisconsin River bed at a quartzite gorge. The lake is clear blue bounded by rocky bluffs. Starting on the north shore, the red-blazed Ice Age Loop is a steep climb through pine forests and shag-bark hickory.  MORE INFO

Nicolet North Trail

East of Eagle River, the Nicolet North Trail is a 15 mile route open to hikers. The hiking route is gently rolling with a few steep hills. The Nicolet North Trail is connected to the Anvil National Recreation Trail.  MORE INFO