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Dorothy Carnes County Park & Rose Lake State Natural Area

Radloff Lane, Fort Atkinson, WI
+1 920-674-7260
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Just Beautiful

If you are looking for an outstanding place to hike or have a picnic look no further. My wife and I... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
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Just decided last minute to grab the camera and head out to see some of our local wildlife! The... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Jefferson, Wisconsin
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Radloff Lane, Fort Atkinson, WI
+1 920-674-7260
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for an outstanding place to hike or have a picnic look no further. My wife and I take our 2 dogs out there and hike the beautifly groomed trails. It's awesome. We like early morning when the suns coming up. It's...More

Thank 526RandyP
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Just decided last minute to grab the camera and head out to see some of our local wildlife! The frost was coming out so it was a bit muddy. We will need to get back again soon!

Thank debm223
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This county park is located on the shore of Rose lake with abundant wildlife comfortable walking trails and a viewing blind on the edge of the water, during spring and fall waterfowl migration you never know what you may see here. a great place to...More

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This park is not overly used, which means that you often will have the place mostly to yourself. It is full of relaxing walks that are not strenuous. The park goes through woods, along a lake, and through prairie grasses, so you get a decent...More

Thank madcitypaul
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Super nice small little County type Park nice walking trails Great platform where you can see out on the lake also has a fantastic shelter building for picnics and restrooms gorgeous setting

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Wonderful place for a gathering. We do it at least once a year, especially in the fall. It has everything one needs for a great picnic/party.

Thank ellenf59
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This off-the-beaten-path park is home to a wildflower prairie, a forested woodland and lake and marshland. The combination of these environments creates a wonderful diversity of nature for anyone who visits. As you enter the park there is a huge prairie of wildflowers bordering the...More

Thank toelle
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We had seen the signs for Dorothy Carnes County Park for years, so we finally decided to check it out. It is a beautiful park! There is a lovely and spacious pavilion adjacent to the parking lot. There are also nice restroom facilities adjacent to...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Just a few miles out of town and so peaceful. Almost certain to see something new and beautiful with every visit, including during winter months. Listen and look for the barred owls. White pelican stop in the spring. If you visit during summer or fall...More

1  Thank lorelynn
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A real gem. Nice park setting, very secluded, gorgeous trails winter and summer. There is a fantastic shelter by the parking lot, which is easily handicap accessible. It can be rented for a group gathering. Lots of wildlife on Rose Lake and the trails.

Thank Donald B
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