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Address: 4200 Park Rd, Wausau, WI 54401-8286
Phone Number: +1 715-842-2522
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Outstanding hiking.

I have lived at the base of Rib Mountain for 14 years and have hiked the north and south sides frequently. It is beautiful and offers great exercise. If you want rigorous... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived at the base of Rib Mountain for 14 years and have hiked the north and south sides frequently. It is beautiful and offers great exercise. If you want rigorous exercise, hike the yellow trail on the south side. For less rigorous, but equally beautiful hiking, try the north side. On either side, you can get 4+ miles.... More 

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Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Since we travel with an 80lb dog, we are always on the lookout for dog-friendly trails and Rib Mountain has a selection of trails to accommodate every hiker or walker. We only had a couple of hours, so we arrived mid-morning and spent most of our time on the Blue trail. It was quiet and peaceful. While we were there,... More 

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Harvard, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We went the first weekend of October and the colors were amazing. I wish we would have known about the chair lift and included it in our plans. We hiked about half of the yellow trail. Lots of people were in the park, but the park is big enough so it didn't feel crowded. Parts of the trail were exhausting... More 

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Thank Jean C
Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

A beautiful park in our backyard offering trails to hike, biking, music, snowshoeing, and camping. We had a family wedding there as well overlooking the city with beautiful fall colors. Great times, every time.

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Thank Dancer54401
Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This park is always beautiful and well-maintained. It is nice for either a drive up or a walk at the paved path. The views are breathtaking

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Thank Ashley G
Stratford, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We like to take a break up at Rib Mountain State Park with the kids. There is an entry fee since it is a state park. There are multiple hiking trails and an easy to climb observation tour. In the fall, they operate a chair lift from the bottom which is beautiful, but I would recommend not getting off at... More 

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Thank Becki C
Larchmont, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Between water views comfort and air that you can breath it was beautiful. It's worth traveling to see and I travers 38 miles

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The more we go to this park the more we like it. They have a lot of hiking trails for all levels. We really enjoyed the Quarry and Turkey Vulture trails. The biggest improvement the park could make is to mark some of the trails more clearly.

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

What a great State Park. The hiking was wonderful, scenery and lookout tower was great. A very nice place to spend an Autumn afternoon. Park staff was very helpful. Hiking trails are a little screwy, but easy enough to figure out after walking awhile.

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Jackson, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Was beautiful views.cant wait to go back and hike.didnt have time.but only in summer.i hate snow and cold weather.nice trees and flowers.nice trails too

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