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Kettle Moraine State Forest

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Address: W7796 Kettle Moraine Drive, WI 53190
Phone Number: 262-473-7501
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Activities: Cross-country skiing
Description: Split into two "units" south and north of Milwaukee, both sections contain...
Split into two "units" south and north of Milwaukee, both sections contain part of the Ice Age Trail, a 1,000-mile trail throughout Wisconsin.
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Kettle moraine state forest is a great place for hiking, swimming, kayaking and horseback riding. Although there is a lot of poison ivy and the lake could be a little bit clearer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Kettle moraine state forest is a great place for hiking, swimming, kayaking and horseback riding. Although there is a lot of poison ivy and the lake could be a little bit clearer overall it is one of the best state parks Wisconsin.

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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Great place for a hike. The hill are big and small. During the non snow months it's great to hike and the snowy months, its fun to snowshoe.

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Evanston, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Kettle Moraine State Forest is beautiful! I stayed here with my son and a friend overnight and we really enjoyed the campground, which is very clean and has a bathroom with showers plus hot and cold running water. Washers and dryers are also available. People are quiet and respectful. The campground host is very helpful and sells firewood. There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I love to walk, Not so much hike. But the Bald Bluff Scenic Overlook was doable for a non hiker like myself! Glad I decided to go on the trail!

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West Bend, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

southern kettle moraine near eagle wi. Beautiful trails open meadows, hard wood forest. No one is a on the trails

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Carol Stream
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Beautiful campsites that are large and surrounded by 80 foot high Pine trees. The campsites are very private and you truly feel like you're in the wilderness. The bathrooms are also very clean and well kept. They have private rooms to shower in. The trails are ok but honestly nothing special. If you're willing to drive to the sister campground,... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The forest are like something out of a novel. There is an old cemetery along the way that will offer lots to talk and speculate about. Make sure you plan ahead and know where the trailhead is. It is a big forest and easy to get lost.

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Beautiful area for hiking, biking and motorcycle riding. Gorgeous hardwood trees everywhere you look.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is the most beautiful place. Whenever I go here, I forget there's another world beyond the forest. I love it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We enjoyed a morning drive on the Kettle Morraine Scenic Drive. Its about a 20 Minute drive from downtown Milwaukee to the town of Eagle, Wisconsin. Kettle Morraine is a very hilly drive through a State Forest

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