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High Cliff State Park
N7630 State Park Rd
Sherwood WI 54169
920-989-1106

High Cliff State ParkTrail descriptions

High Cliff offers about 16 miles of trails. All trails are looped and vary in length. Visitors are strongly urged to use caution when on steep bluffs that are not protected by a barricade or barrier. Small children should be watched closely. Trails surfaces can become slippery when wet, leaf covered or where loose gravel may be encountered.

Biking Horseback riding Bike/Horse trail (7.5 miles)

The bike/horse trail starts at the parking lot off Family Campground Road and loops the length of the park. The trail is marked with orange dots and features grassland and hardwood forest ecosystems. Horse and bicycle rentals are not available.

Hiking Butterfly Pond trail (.4 mile east loop and .7 mile west loop)

The Butterfly Pond trail starts at the parking lot off Lower Cliff Road and goes around the Butterfly Pond. This interpretive trail is paved for accessibility and features wetland, prairie and forest ecosystems.

Hiking Forest Management trail (.9 mile short loop and 1.4 mile long loop)

The Forest Management trail starts at the parking lot off Lower Cliff Road and goes around the Butterfly Pond. This interpretive trail is paved for accessibility and features wetland, prairie and forest ecosystems.

Hiking Indian Mound trail (0.6 mile)

The Indian Mound trail starts at the parking lot off Family Campground Road and loops the length of the park. The trail is marked with orange dots and features grassland and hardwood forest ecosystems. Horse and bicycle rentals are not available.

Hiking Lime-Kiln trail (.9 mile short loop and 1.7 mile long loop)

The Lime-Kiln trail starts at the parking lot off Family Campground Road and loops the length of the park. The trail is marked with orange dots and features grassland and hardwood forest ecosystems. Horse and bicycle rentals are not available.

Hiking Biking Cross-country skiing Red Bird trail (3.4 miles)

The Red Bird trail starts at the family campground, Indian Mounds trailhead and tower parking lot. This mostly level trail is marked with red dots and travels along the top of the Niagara Escarpment. It features panoramic views of Lake Winnebago, historical limestone quarries, the Chief Red Bird statue and the observation tower.

Last revised: Monday December 29 2014