Welcome to Wisconsin Dells, a south-central Wisconsin city named from the epic Dells of the Wisconsin River.
The dells consist of glacially formed gorges filled with sandstone geological formations along the banks of the river, providing several truly amazing photos and vistas. With the right camera, the right lighting, and right tour guide, the Wisconsin Dells truly are a photographer's paradise!
Here are our top 8 choices for Extraordinary Photos You Need to Take in the Wisconsin Dells.
- The Upper Dells
'Most Sought-After Shot'
The Upper Dells is the area along the river that sits right above the Dells dam, a gorgeous expanse of cliffs, river narrows, and completely unique sandstone formations. Try and get a shot of Chimney Rock!View this post on Instagram
- Witches Gulch
'The Canyon Shot'
Only accessible by boat (Upper Dells Boat Tour), Witches Gulch is a stunning narrow canyon area within the Dells that provides some of the most breathtaking angles in the area. This is one of the best spots to view the 'Dells' themselves, as well as many other stunning rock formations.View this post on Instagram
- The Ducks
'The Touristy Shot'
Take a 1-hour tour of the Dell's river area with a Dells Army Duck boat tour, this fun land and water tour showing you the 'legend & lore of Lower Dells Glacial Park.' You will see Grotto Island, Lake Delton, and much, much more.View this post on Instagram
- Devil's Lake State Park
'The Landscape Shot'
Devil's Lake State Park is the largest, as well as one of the oldest, state parks in all of Wisconsin. It is located near Baraboo and provides unbelievable views from its 500 quartzite bluffs, the entire lake comprised of 360 acres. The park is shrouded in ice-age history, meaning many of its stunning geological formations have been shaped millions of years ago.View this post on Instagram
- Mirror Lake State Park
'The Tranquil Shot'
No better name would suit the lake within this state park, Mirror Lake providing undisturbed reflections of the wooded shoreline and surrounding cliffs nearby perfectly. Within the entire state park, you can check out wetlands, wildlife, and campsites, the park totaling 2,200 acres.View this post on Instagram
- Lost Canyon
'The Historic Shot'
The best way to see Lost Canyon is with a Lost Canyon Horse Tour, these tours starting all the way back in 1956! This canyon is the longest and deepest in Wisconsin and will take you through a mile of cliff steeped gorges, some spots very narrow and very deep.View this post on Instagram
- Lake Delton
'The Classic Lake Shot'
The best hiking, the best water recreation, and some of the best views in the area await at Lake Delton, the man-made freshwater lake that doubles as a highly popular vacation spot. This is one of those spots where it's hard to get a bad photo, especially right up on the water.View this post on Instagram
- Ice Castles
'The Awe-Inspiring Shot'
Visit the Ice Castles of the Wisconsin Dells (technically Lake Geneva), during the winter season and you will see a truly breathtaking array of icicles, ice art, and stunning LED-lit ice sculptures. Explore the ice-carved tunnels and slides, and grab that perfect icy shot.View this post on Instagram