I heart La Crosse and exploring the Perrot State Park one of my favorite in Wisconsin.
We were hiking from the north end that is shorter but much steeper. The trail up to Brady’s bluff goes through sensitive natural areas that have beautiful old cedar, it was shaded most part.
The hike to the top is worth it. The view from the top is breathtaking, I enjoyed the winding of the trail leading you up to the bluffs to view the Mississippi river,the trail is short, it’s family friendly but I highly encouraged parents to bring harness if they are not going to carry little ones, the trail gets narrow, you can’t keep your eye of the little hikers.
Keep an eye on interesting areas, we didn’t experience too many bugs or mosquitoes but always bring a bug spray.
My daughter insisted on walking halfway on our way back, which was great, we like it when she hikes most part of every place we explore.
The trail gets narrow!
She is such an Adventure baby, but oh well she fell once I looked away!
We definitely love this park and really wished we lived in the area.
This was an amazing day to be outdoors exploring, we meet other great outdoor families on this hike and celebrated hike it baby’s 5th birthday. We have been with hike it baby family since April 2015 and we love our tribe, it’s amazing how we keep meeting people everywhere and make friends everywhere we go. But most of all I enjoy this adventures when I travel with my family.
Warning ⚠️ Be ready for stairs but they are totally worth it for the view!pretty steep but a well-maintained trail with plenty of steps.and the elevation is over 1400ft. Make sure you bring lots of water for this hike, take your time and enjoy nature, when you reach the top, take a much-needed break.
The trail is inside the parrot state park so you will need a Wisconsin state sticker to park.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored. Earl Nightingale
Perrot state park is located in La Crosse
26247 Sullivan Rd, Trempealeau, WI 54661
Follow the coordinates (44.0207421,-91.4876212) to the parking lot to access the Brady’s bluff trail