Willow Falls and Nelson Farm Trail Loop

MODERATE 76 reviews
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Willow Falls and Nelson Farm Trail Loop is a 6.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Hudson, Wisconsin that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
419 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

camping

fishing

hiking

rock climbing

trail running

walking

whitewater kayaking

cross country skiing

beach

forest

lake

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

Nelson Farm trail is a point to point trail in Willow River State Park. This trail is demanding in some parts with hills that are fairly steep. It is on the North side of Willow River and goes from near the waterfalls to the Bridge on the West side of the park. A wide graveled trail that is well maintained.

hiking
2 days ago

11 days ago

Wonder day hike. Beautiful falls. Many trails at different levels.

22 days ago

Did the entire loop. Well marked nicely maintained trails, waterfall was filled with waders on this 90 degree Sunday. Didn't see anyone on the west trails. Short steep inclines gives you a bit of a workout. Overall easy (walk) hike.

hiking
24 days ago

hiking
29 days ago

Overall the trails were kept up and nice to walk on. Lots of small steep hills that are challenging. Not a ton of variety in terms of views on the trails, but it was a nice long hike. It's too bad the lake is no longer there. Pretty populated area with lots of great energy.

hiking
1 month ago

The Nelson Farm trail starts off very flat through beautiful plains. The hills are what I would call severe, not moderate, so be careful on that. The falls are beautiful but FULL of kids so it's not a relaxing experience. We saw many snakes and even a rattler so watch the ground

hiking
1 month ago

2 months ago

trail running
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walking
2 months ago

2 months ago

Fun hike with the family.

2 months ago

well kept..beautiful waterfall

3 months ago

walking
3 months ago

Nice long walk out to cool refreshing falls, the day we went was a time crunch and we only walked to the falls and back. Definitely want to go back and do more! It can be crowded in the summer months when lots of people are camping but the trails are wide and spacious for everyone to walk.

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

It was very crowded in the summer time, however the trails that lead above the falls are much more private and calm. Overall beautiful park, definitely will come back!

7 months ago

7 months ago