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Parfrey’s Glen – Wisconsin’s First Designated Natural Area


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We have been exploring the many state natural areas and this one is quite interesting.  Parfrey’s Glen is quite beautiful, located in Merrimac, WI.  It starts out on a paved trail that soon becomes dirt and the woods more dense. It had been damaged by flooding in recent years but is still accessible.

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we get deeper into the gorge, we are walking alongside a tall rock face that opens up to this beautiful scene.

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What a beautiful hike!   If you are in the area, the beauty here is well worth the time to visit.