View of fall foliage in Wisconsin Dells nature trail

As outdoor waterparks close for the season, Wisconsin Dells comes alive with a vibrant tapestry of fall colors. The explosion of fall foliage in Wisconsin offers a picturesque backdrop for your outdoor adventures. Whether you want to spend the season hiking through forests or cruising down the Wisconsin River, there is something for everyone. Immerse yourself in the splendor of the Dells this fall with Sand County Vacation Rentals!

5 Ways to See Fall Colors in Wisconsin Dells

Fall foliage in Wisconsin Dells usually peaks around mid-October. Keep up to date with the Wisconsin Fall Color Report to discover the best time to plan your fall getaway. 

1. Explore Wisconsin Hiking Trails

Wisconsin Dells is located within 40 minutes of four fantastic state parks! The closest option is Rocky Arbor, where you can stretch your legs on the one-mile nature trail teeming with wildlife. Make the drive to Baraboo for access to incredible fall hikes at both Mirror Lake and Devils Lake State Park. Trails like West and East Bluff at Devil’s Lake State Park offer fantastic panoramic views to take in fall splendor! 

2. See the Dells from a Saddle

Saddle up and explore our trails on horseback this fall! Canyon Creek Riding Stables offers one-hour guided tours the whole family will love! The trip will take you through a mock western town, Lost Canyon, and waterfalls.

3. Embark on a Wisconsin Dells Boat Tour

Take in views of fall foliage from the water with a boat tour! Dells Boat Tours offers several excursions, including scenic tours of the Wisconsin River shoreline and nighttime tours for thrilling water adventures. Sand County guests save 25% on tickets with our Passport to Savings promotion!

4. Zipline Through Fall Foliage in Wisconsin Dells

Stop at Vertical Illusions for a unique fall adventure in the Dells! Zipline treetop to treetop over the canopy of trees aglow with shades of red, oranges, and yellows. Book your zipline tour in Wisconsin Dells today!

5. Take in Views from a Train

Ride through the Wisconsin countryside on a train tour with Mid-Continent Railway Museum. The one-hour trip will take you through the scenic valley between Baraboo Hills in rural Sauk County. Reserve one of the Autumn Color Weekends today to ensure a spot!

Reserve Your Fall Cabin Rental in Wisconsin Dells

Leaf peepers will fall in love with all the opportunities to see fall foliage in Wisconsin Dells. Choose Sand County Vacation Rentals to host your fall getaway and discover the perfect Wisconsin Dells cabin rental for your group this fall. Enjoy amenities like lakefront access, firepits for cozy campfires, full kitchens, outdoor patios, and much more!