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FastPlans/Fall hikes at Devil's Lake

This Wisconsin park displays spectacular colors.

Devil's Lake State Park in fall.

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In fall, there's nowhere more spectacular than Devil's Lake State Park, the most-visited park in Wisconsin.

The Ice Age National Scenic Trail loops around it atop 500-foot quartzite cliffs, giving hikers one great view after another.

What to do: Hike the West Bluff and East Bluff trails around the lake. Visit Baxter's Hollow state natural area west of the park. Bicycle the Great Sauk State Trail south of the park.

Events to catch: Oct. 15-17, Southwest Wisconsin Fall Art Tour around Baraboo.

Details: See The divine Devil's Lake and Baraboo's gilt complex.

Last updated on October 13, 2021