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Pewit's Nest Gorge

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Address: County Highway W, Baraboo, WI

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Great views all around

Another great place to hike lots of climbing waterfalls are beautiful a must see very pet-friendly Go now.

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Nancy z
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Another great place to hike lots of climbing waterfalls are beautiful a must see very pet-friendly Go now.

1 Thank Nancy z
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

Beautiful. Stunning. Really that sums it up. What a great place to escape to. The water rushing over the falls is soothing and grounding. Be careful around the top ledges, they are steep and drop far down and the rock is usually wet with dew or slippery with leaves. Walk along the river downstream and around the bend for a... More 

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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

You go there in the very off season and time of week and day. This is another gem ruined by the vast amount of people and the garbage they leave behind. As a local, I fell in love with this place because I stumbled upon it when there was no one there. I keep driving by it, hoping to get... More 

2 Thank Sean B
Elk Mound
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were told about this place by the desk clerk at our hotel. It was a very beautiful hike. There were a few small waterfalls- people were taking many pictures. The parking lot was small but we had no issues. I would recommend as a place to stop and hike. Trail was in decent shape. Watch out for small tree... More 

Thank Kristine J
Appleton, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great spot! One of many Wisconsin protected natural areas. Takes quite a bit of effort to see and appreciate but well worth it. Go early to get one of the limited parking spots and whatever you do don't park on the road or you will be out a hefty sum of cash. Great spot for photography but it is hard... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Amazing little canyon and nature reserve. Too small for much PR but this is really special. Stepping stones, paddling and exploring and a little quiet for meditation.

Thank Victoria Y
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Get there early! Parking is very limited and the city has caught on and there are no parking signs up all up and down the road. THEY WILL TOW YOUR CAR IF YOU PARK IN A NO PARKING SPOT - NO JOKE - EVERY SINGLE ONE. If you have to park a ways down and walk, suck it up and... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A short hike back to the formation. Busy with locals in summer but very dangerous. Several serious injuries from those that jump off the rocks into the water. Not sure if I would trust the water since it collects runoff from an agricultural area if you get the drift...really neat place to see.

Thank Ruth B
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Parking is very limited Park can get very crowded If you're in the area, try to visit but I wouldn't make a special trip as you may not find a place to park. Otherwise it's a pretty place to swim, walk and picnic.

Thank cararox
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Enjoyed an afternoon hike with family in this nice little park. Did not prepare to enjoy the water, but had fun just watching others jump from the cliffs into the swimming holes. I'll carry my swimming gear next time for maximum enjoyment.

Thank tomo848

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