Traveling in Wisconsin

Traveling in Wisconsin

KETTLE MORAINE STATE FOREST/NORTHERN UNIT

27,300 acres. Located in southeastern Wisconsin, Kettle Moraine State Forest’s northern unit has a hilly glacial landscape. The area is forested with oak, maple, and other hardwoods, plus pine and cedar, and there are some lakes and streams. Wildlife includes deer, coyote, and fox.

Activities: The forest has about 70 miles of trails for backpacking and hiking, including the 29-mile Glacial Trail. Cross-country skiing is possible during winter on many of the trails.

There are also designated horse trails, including the 33-mile Kettle Moraine Bridle Trail, and horses may be rented nearby. Canoeing is available on the lakes as well as some streams, as is fishing. Hunting is permitted in season.

Camping Regulations: Primitive camping is limited to six different backpack camping areas, located along two of the trails. Shelters are available at these sites.

Registration is required and a fee is charged for each night. Campers may stay a maximum of one night at each location. Advance reservations for the sites are available and recommended.

For Further Information: Kettle Moraine State Forest/Northern Unit, Box 410, Campbellsport, WI 53010; (414)626-2116.

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