My Top 3 Favorite Autumn Hikes in Wisconsin

Have you been wearing red, orange, and yellow since the start of August? Is your Halloween costume already planned out? Are you holding a pumpkin spice latte right now? If so, I’ll bet you’re as ready for autumn as I am!

Fall is the perfect time to explore some of Wisconsin’s many hiking trails and enjoy the beautiful fall foliage. Looking to take a scenic walk this season? Here are my top three picks for fall hikes in Wisconsin!

This gem feels like you’re in the middle of Wisconsin’s northwoods, even though it is under an hour’s drive up from Milwaukee! You’ll want to make sure to take the trail around Quarry Lake for the best view of the changing colors. Check out more pictures from my inaugural hike with Women Hiking Wisconsin here!

The Road to Harrington Beach State Park in the Fall

There is so much to see along this 20+ mile loop, from lake views to historic mansions. Start early to enjoy the crisp autumn air and take breaks to warm up at one of the many restaurants around the lake. Only have a short amount of time to spend on your trip? Click here for the best way to experience Lake Geneva in just 12 hours.

At the Black Point Estate along Geneva Lake in Wisconsin

It may not be the tallest point in Wisconsin, but it is definitely worth the climb. The view from the lookout tower is especially breathtaking, so be sure to have your camera ready! My complete guide to falling in love with Marathon County can be found here.

At Rib Mountain State Park in Marathon County Wisconsin

Where in Wisconsin do you love to hike in the fall? I would love for you to share your favorite spots below!

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This Post Has 6 Comments

  1. What neat places to hike along with great views!

    1. The views definitely add to the hiking experience!

  2. That view at Rib Mountain is gorgeous!

    1. One of my favorites in Wisconsin!

  3. Beautiful photos. I’ve been around the Wisconsin/Minnesota border, but have not explored the area. I’ve saved this post for future inspiration, thank you!

    1. The WI/MN border area is actually one of the few places in Wisconsin I have yet to really explore. How you’re able to visit SE Wisconsin soon!

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