Mirror Lake State Park

Mirror Lake State Park - Northwest Trail

After leaving Iowa, I headed back towards central Wisconsin. My initial thought was to hit up Devils Lake, but after finding swarms of people & lack of camping I decided this was a bad idea for my spontaneous agenda. Drove around for a while searching for smaller lesser-known areas but my cell service cut out … Read more

Wyalusing State Park

Wyalusing State Park - From below the sandstone at Big Sand Cave

Next stop on my freestyle adventure was Wyalusing State Park in Bagley, WI.  Located in the far southwestern corner of the state, this location is unique as it overlooks the confluence of the Wisconsin River into the Mississippi River.  The state of Iowa is also visible from the bluffs.  Weather was still very grey and … Read more

Blue Mound State Park

Flint Rock Nature Trail

For the long Memorial Weekend, I set out to explore some local state parks, natural areas, and monuments.  I originally intended to leave Friday after work, but heavy rains changed my plans.  Instead, I woke early and started driving with no idea on the first destination other than a general direction of southwest Wisconsin.  I checked … Read more

Kettle Moraine South Nordic Hiking

Kettle Moraine South Nordic trails

This past weekend, the weather finally graced us with temps around 70, sunny skies, and dry grounds.  Took a day trip up to Kettle Moraine State Forest—Southern Unit for some much needed hiking.  On the suggestion of a park ranger, decided to try the Nordic trails because they are less busy with mountain bikers today.  I did … Read more

Lambeau Field Tour

Visited the historic Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI with my cousin Bryce, Uncle Bob, and Aunt Theresa.  Apparently they don’t let you walk on the grass, but we did get within inches of doing so – very cool considering players like Roders, Favre, White, Starr, Nitschke, etc. all played the game.  We also visited … Read more