Visit to Wisconsin

Visit to Wisconsin

KETTLE MORAINE STATE FOREST/SOUTHERN UNIT

19,000 acres. The southern unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest, in southeastern Wisconsin, has hilly terrain with many lakes and ponds. There are oak forests, meadows, and wildlife which includes white-tailed deer.

Activities: Hiking and backpacking are possible on about 75 miles of trails, including 36 miles of

Several trails are designed for cross-country skiing in the winter, and some trails may be used for snowshoeing as well as mountain biking. Fishing is available along the streams and lakes, and hunting is permitted in season.

Camping Regulations: Backpack camping is allowed only along the Ice Age Trail, and restricted to three designated areas with lean-tos. There’s also a horse camp.

A permit must be obtained before starting out, and a fee is charged for camping, with a limit of one night per site. Advance reservations are available. Campfires are allowed in fire rings.

For Further Information: Kettle Moraine State Forest/Southern Unit, Highway 59, Eagle, WI 53119; (414)594-2135.

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