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Kettle Moraine State Forest

#264 of 1,652 things to do in Wisconsin Features Animals
W7796 Kettle Moraine Drive, WI 53190
+1 262-473-7501
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Be sure to start at the interpretive center

We visited the northern unit of the forest. We started near Dundee at the ice age interpretive... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Baltimore, Maryland
via mobile
Mountain Bicycle Trails Near Eagle, Wi

Kettle Moraine State Forest South Unit (KMSFS) was an early entry into high quality off road... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Alan B
Chicago, Illinois
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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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W7796 Kettle Moraine Drive, WI 53190
+1 262-473-7501

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the northern unit of the forest. We started near Dundee at the ice age interpretive center, where we learned a lot about the forces that created the local landscape. We were also able to pick up a map and guide to the auto...More

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Kettle Moraine State Forest South Unit (KMSFS) was an early entry into high quality off road mountain bicycling near Chicago and Milwaukee. The glacial moraine topography has always been an attraction to nature lovers in a low key, less high use way until the late...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Some good trails to hick and see a view. Some difficult trails as well. Had a good time hiking and enjoying friends company!

1  Thank kesjost
Reviewed November 26, 2016

First timer it was amazing the views were awesome the trails were like never ending .A really nice nature walk

1  Thank Nancy z
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Our main goal was to complete the Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive and we followed the directions from South to North. While the total mileage is 115 miles, you’ll want to allow plenty of extra time as you’ll likely want to get off at various points...More

1  Thank CDTrip72
Reviewed November 4, 2016

So gorgeous! An relaxing hike- just the right length and difficulty level. We went early in the day and were alone for most of our hike. Not a lot of birds or wildlife. Save the tower climb until the end to make sure you have...More

Thank Jean S
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed camping here. We have made it an annual thing. Some of the best hikes we have enjoyed were Summit Trail on the north unit (you'll have to go through the upper-900s campground to get to the trailhead) and Suppernong Trail on the southern...More

Thank Magnus105
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Sweet hiking. A bit of up and down but not strenuous. A lot of different trees. Trails are very open. Didn't see a lot of wildlife on this trip--nor a lot of people too. Check it out.

Thank jaz79h
Reviewed August 12, 2016

We recently drove up to Mauthe lake in order to ride the Lake to Lake trail. The trail is 6.8 miles long and goes through both wooded and open prairie areas with very little gradient. While it is mostly very quiet and secluded there are...More

Thank Adrefs
Reviewed August 7, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Long Lake in Kettle Moraine Northern Unit. It's beautiful and liked our actual camp site in the 800's. Great bathroom facilities. Were they the cleanest, no, but still clean enough with actual plumbing, showers and toilet paper. Very nice...More

Thank Catwoman0209
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