Wisconsin has so many state parks we are not even halfway to finish them, we just have to work on this bucket list.
We checked out natural Bridge state park, we attempted easy path with a toddler,(.8 mile round trip with uphill climb to top, rocks to climb and explore on top) colorful leaves in the fall. You will find this natural bridge around the corner, My daughter was able to hike to the bridge at her pace, I highly recommend this trail it’s great for family and fun for toddlers too. Great views from the parking lot , it’s really like a stretch leg for the adults. There are 2 ways to hike here, you can attempt the 1.5 miles loop if you are up for a long hike without kids, or head straight to the bridge.
The parking lot is huge, the trailhead is easy to find, they have restrooms next to the parking lot. The park is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Directions: Natural Bridge State Park is about 0.75 miles east of the village of Leland on County Highway C in Sauk County. From the east: Take U.S. Highway 12 south from Baraboo or north from Sauk City to County Highway C. Go west on Highway C about 10 miles to the park. A parking lot and picnic area are just off County Highway C. Geographic coordinates are 43° 20′ 36.7″ N, 89° 55′ 56.6″ W.
Fees: you need a vehicle sticker (Wisconsin state sticker)
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