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Hike Willow River State Park and lunch
Willow River State Park is a 2,891-acre Wisconsin State Park located five miles north of Hudson. The centerpiece of the park is Willow Falls, a powerful cascade in a 200-foot deep gorge. The park includes prairie, forests and panoramic river scenery. Willow River State Park 1034 County Highway A Hudson, WI[masked]http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/parks/name/willowriver/ Please respect others and update your RSVP if your plans change. We will hike about 6 to 8 miles for about 4 to 5 hours depending on the time spent viewing the falls and the scenic overlook. We will hike at a moderate pace of about 3 miles an hour. There are several steep hills to climb and the trail conditions may be slippery, damp and maybe patches of ice so be sure to wear good hiking boots. You can call the park for trail conditions if you like. We will meet to carpool at 9:30 in the Sun Ray Shopping Center across the parking lot from Cub Foods located at highway 94 and McKnight Road North in Maplewood. We will leave there at 9:45. We will drive approximately 25 miles and meet by the restrooms at the Nature Center in Willow River State Park. Parking in the park is $11 daily or free if you have an Annual Wisconsin Parks Pass. You can drive directly to the park if you like and meet us by the restrooms at the Nature Center. We plan on arriving at the Park about 10:15. Directions to the park; Head East on Highway 94 into Wisconsin. Take Exit # 4 and go north on US Highway 12 for about 1.6 miles. Go straight on County Highway U for about 0.3 mile. Go straight on County Highway A. Continue North on Highway A 1.5 miles. The park entrance will be on the left. Look for the signs. After the hike we can go to the Willow River Saloon ( 1106 Co Rd A, Hudson, WI 54016, (715)[masked] ) about 2 miles North of the park. https://www.willowriversaloon.com/

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2197 Old Hudson Rd Sunray Shopping Center · Saint Paul, MN

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