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Rib Mountain State Park, Wausau

Categories: Hiking Trails, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.6/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Rib Mountain State Park is a 1528acre Wisconsin state park near the city of Wausau. The park includes a ski resort concession, Granite Peak Ski Area, a reservable amphitheather, and 15.1 miles of trails. The park is ten miles (16 km) north-northwest of Central Wisconsin Airport.
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  • Between water views comfort and air that you can breath it was beautiful. It's worth traveling to see and I travers 38 miles 
  • The more we go to this park the more we like it. They have a lot of hiking trails for all levels. We really enjoyed the Quarry and Turkey Vulture trails. The biggest improvement the park could make is...  read more »
  • What a great State Park. The hiking was wonderful, scenery and lookout tower was great. A very nice place to spend an Autumn afternoon. Park staff was very helpful. Hiking trails are a little screwy, ...  read more »
  • Rib Mountain park is the best. There are many hiking trails and activities. The rocks are beautiful. The quarry trail on the back side is simply stunning. This is a great park to visit.
  • I live near by, beautiful park. Nice hike up to the park. Excellent views from atop the lookout tower. Ski resort in the winter as well, best in the area. I would give this park 5 stars but they don't offer camping anymore. Amphitheater and good hiking. Nice place to have a wedding.
  • Beautiful park. Excellent hiking paths. The rock formations are very cool. The top of the observation tower offers a gorgeous view.
  • No matter the season there is something for everyone who loves the outdoors. Take a hike on the trails or climb the tower to breathe in a fantastic view for miles. You will need a state park pass to drive all the way to the top but you should have one anyhow to check out the rest of the parks in Wisconsin.
  • Amazing view over Wausau. I definitely recommend visiting in every season, it is quite beautiful and different in each season! If you don't mind heights, scale the wooden tower for a truly remarkable view.
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