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I wasn't ready for that

Sure, I read that the trail was difficult and read some reviews but man, I had no idea what I was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dree411
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Quite a Hike!

Although this hike was mostly like an hour of stairmaster, it was beautiful! Very well maintained... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Karen B
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Escondido, California, United States
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This trail is located in the Baraboo Hills.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
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"east bluff"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sure, I read that the trail was difficult and read some reviews but man, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. It was a strenuous, straight up, working the legs, awesome hike. There were a couple of points when I was ready...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Although this hike was mostly like an hour of stairmaster, it was beautiful! Very well maintained trail. It was pretty crowded but plenty of room for all. The trail isn't really good for small children as it is quite a hike. Wear good shoes and...More

1  Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

This is one of the better workouts in the state. Would not recommend this if you are not in shape, or if you are not in shape, take your time. Balanced rock can be missed so make sure you are looking for it!! The path...More

1  Thank rex m
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We didn't want to walk up a "steps" to the top path so we took the trail to the back side of Devil's Doorway. Very challenging.about 1 hr. While going up the many views are beautiful. Devil's Doorway is well worth the effort. Took the...More

Thank Mary W
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The trail is rather challenging since you mainly are walking on rocks on the way up. We missed the actual balanced rock on the way up, but made sure to keep an eye out for it on the way down. It's off to the side...More

Thank Sara N
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

My parents took us to Devil's Lake quite often in the 1960s and I have been there many times since then. Yesterday my husband & I took 5 great nieces and nephews there for their first experience of Devil's Lake. The kids were THRILLED with...More

1  Thank Wisconsin_Hiker
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is a short trail that begins near the picnic area on the southeast side of Devil's Lake. The trail starts off flat, crosses a train track and then ascends for a short distance up a well-worn path across a talus slope. The views of...More

Thank maloney1969
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This is a REALLY neat little hike to enjoy. I climbed the East Bluff Trail on a beautiful early May day from the parking lot after the railroad tracks near the park headquarters. En route, I especially wanted to see Balanced Rock and Devil's Window....More

3  Thank Tigerman777
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This trail was the most difficult one I've ever been on. If the two formations, Devil's doorway is definitely cooler. I am happy to say I was able to do this trail once, but not sure I could ever get my girlfriend to go back...More

1  Thank Nicole P
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our family loves this (mostly vertical) hike. You will get winded. Stop and take in the view, as it's amazing! I have seen eagles fly overhead while on this trail. The actual "balanced rock" is NOT located at the top of this trail; you can...More

1  Thank Lisa R W
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