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“Great place to escape for a hike” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kettle Moraine State Forest

Kettle Moraine State Forest
W7796 Kettle Moraine Drive, WI 53190
262-473-7501
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Ranked #147 of 1,305 things to do in Wisconsin
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Owner description: 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.
Milwaukee
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great place to escape for a hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Great place to go for a hike. I head out to Kettle Moraine South and North many times a year to hike, snowshoe, camp, mountain bike and just to relax. It's not far from the city of Milwaukee and a great place to escape to.

Visited November 2012
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Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Kettle Moraine Area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

So many great places to hike! And, it is always fun to visit the establishments in Dundee! The state parks are well kept as well.

Visited October 2012
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West Bend
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“God's Picture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We drove through the Kettle when the trees were at their peek. Some of the colors were so bright they looked neon and hurt your eyes to stare at them. God as the artist makes this drive fabulous.

Visited October 2012
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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“Come ready to walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Wisconsin nature at its best. Ancient records. You have to see it for yourself. Watch out in mosquito season though.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 361 helpful votes
“Scenic drive is a great way to see fall colors”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

I drove the north segment of the 115 mile scenic drive starting at Elkhart Lake. It was so scenic with all the leaves changing color. I stopped at several places along the well marked route. Don't miss Parnell Tower if you have the time and are able to climb a lot of stairs. From there you see a blanket of color that you may never forget. The picnic areas are well maintained, but there are no trash cans and very few places to get drinks or food so come prepared. There are numerous hiking trails. You will need a state park pass or sticker to park anywhere but there are self pay stations at many locations. The outhouses are minimal- you get a pit and toilet paper but no running water that I saw. There is a great general store at Mauthe lake and they have fishing gear, ICE CREAM, and canoe rental. Great way to spend a fall day!

Visited October 2012
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