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Four Seasons of Fun

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Fall in love with Wisconsin's great outdoors

The crowds are gone, the bugs are down, and migrating birds and maple, oak and birch trees are putting on a brilliant show. Time to get out and enjoy all that Wisconsin offers before the deep freeze sets in. These steps can help you plan your adventure.

  1. Use our Explore Outdoors tool to choose where to go by area or by activity. Get the latest Fall Color Report from TravelWisconsin.com to consider as you plan.
  2. Use our Parks Outdoor Activities guide to find which state parks offer the experience and activity you want;
  3. Try the following links to zero in on harvest-time fun on state-owned lands and the lakes and rivers that belong to all of us. Find more public and private options on Travel Wisconsin.

(Note: Many of the links below exit the DNR website)

Birding
Fishing and camping

Some of the year's best musky and walleye fishing can be found in fall, and who can beat a campfire, some s'mores and a couple of ghost stories on a crisp fall night?

Hiking
Hunting

For many, fall means hunting time. Whether it's waterfowl, turkey or deer you're after, Wisconsin has ample seasons and opportunities to help you get out to enjoy the traditions with family and friends.

Fishing and camping

Some of the year's best musky and walleye fishing can be found in fall, and can you beat a campfire, some smores and a couple of ghost stories on a crisp night?

Trail hikes to try

Try these flatter, shorter trails with lots to look at and experience, including tunnels and waterfalls at some. For those trails in state parks, a vehicle admission fee is required to enter parks.

Family Friendly Trail Map

Fishing

Fishing Fun

Fall fishing in Wisconsin
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Accessible options for all ages

Adaptive equipment, accessible cabins and lists of accessible boat launches and fishing piers are just a few of the ways we're trying to open the outdoors to everyone.

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