Edgerton, Wisconsin

Top Spots in and near Edgerton

  • Nashotah, Wisconsin

    Hike the Grass and Forest Lake Loop at Nashotah Park

    3 mi / 200 ft gain
    Park Hours: 6AM to 10PM  Official Nashotah Park Website Excerpt from the website: Nashotah Park is a 444-acre park nestled among rolling hills, woodlands, wetlands, and grasslands that offer habitat for deer, waterfowl and a variety of songbirds. Nature trails lead through easily identifiable lan...
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  • Waukesha, Wisconsin

    Bike or Run the Glacial Drumlin Trail (Waukesha to Wales Segment)

    5.0
    14 mi
    Your journey begins at the Fox River Sanctuary and E.B. Shurts Environmental Education Center at 810 College Avenue in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Parking is plentiful, and you'll find restrooms and bubblers (or, water fountains to you non-natives) available seasonally. The Glacial Drumlin Trailhead is ...
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  • Pewaukee, Wisconsin

    Catch a Sunset on Pewaukee Lake Beach Pier

    Enjoy breathtaking views on one of the few local lakes in SE Wisconsin to see sunset all year round! From September to March the sun lines up perfectly across the lake, otherwise the sun sets to the north (right) of the beach in the summertime. There are plenty of spots to sit and watch as the su...
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  • Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area, Wisconsin

    Gibraltar Rock Loop

    5.0
    1.5 mi / 322 ft gain
    Starting at the trailhead at the base of the hill, follow the paved asphalt path that ascends the backside of Gibraltar Rock. While the trail is paved all the way to the top, there are sections of it that are rather rough due to tree roots tearing the pavement up. There is also a slightly longer ...
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  • Poynette, Wisconsin

    Fish on Lake Wisconsin

    It is over 7,000 acres and has a maximum depth of 24 feet.  There are several public boat landings if you are lucky enough to own a boat.  For this specific adventure, you can fish right off County Rd. V in Poynette.  It’s a scenic spot that can get busy, but if you go during the week it’s quiet ...
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  • Poynette, Wisconsin

    Float on the Wisconsin River at Camp Rest Park

    If you come on a weekend expect there to be a crowd, but there is plenty of space for everyone.  You can hang out on the shore, float in the water on an inflatable floatie, kayak, canoe, or spread out on one of the many sand bars close by.  Depending on the time of year and level of the water, yo...
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  • Hartford, Wisconsin

    Hike to Loew Lake

    5.0
    3 mi
    Starting from county rd K you turn in on Emerald Drive . at the start of Emerald drive is an old and tiny cemetery. Travel all the way on Emerald drive until you reach a sign that says Emerald Lot which is where you park, you can go left or right along the Ice age trail that crosses all across WI...
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  • Sauk City, Wisconsin

    Hike Ferry Bluff State Natural Area

    0.8 mi / 320 ft gain
    Ferry Bluff is a 0.8 mile lightly trafficked, very steep out and back trail located near Sauk City, Wisconsin that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until October. The entire no...
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  • Hubertus, Wisconsin

    Scenic Tower at Holy Hill

    4.5
    1 mi / 200 ft gain
    The scenic tower at Holy Hill is one of the highest accessible peaks in the area if you do not own a drone! The views are endless! There are many glacial drumlins, bluffs, and hills everywhere that fill the eye to meet the horizon. You can park in any of the main parking lots at Holy Hill. You w...
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  • Hubertus, Wisconsin

    Walk the Stations of the Cross At Holy Hill

    5.0
    1.3 mi / 450 ft gain
    Holy Hill National Shrine is a landmark within the Wisconsin area, both as a tourist spot and a great location for fall colors. Located outside of Hubertus, WI, it is east of the Kettle Moraine Scene Drive and Cty Rd 167 intersection. Once arriving, there are three parking locations: the top of t...
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  • Sauk City, Wisconsin

    Hike the Overlook Trail at Ferry Bluff State Natural Area

    5.0
    0.37 mi / 300 ft gain
    Five miles west from Sauk City lies another great natural area. According to the official website, it is about a 25-minute drive from Devil’s Lake State Park. There are a few trails you can take here at this park, they go up all of the bluffs in the area, the most popular one is Cactus Bluff. Fol...
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  • Ringwood, Illinois

    Hike the Glacial Park Loop Trail

    2.3 mi / 216 ft gain
    Glacial Park is located in McHenry County Conservation District, near Richmond, Illinois. The park features prairies, a flowing river, and over 40 endangered plant and animal species. The park is open for hikers, horseback riders, fishers, and those wishing to canoe. Glacial Park is part of the H...
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  • Brookfield, Wisconsin

    Hike or Bike the Lake Loop at Fox Brook Park

    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    You will find plenty of unique things going on at this park at all times. People swimming at the beach on the east end of the lake, people canoeing from the boat launch, grilling, hiking around the perimeter of the lake, and plenty of people fishing on one of two piers. Dogs are welcome and encou...
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  • Hubertus, Wisconsin

    Hike through Glacier Hills County Park

    2 mi / 100 ft gain
    This park has 5 trails ranging from 0.5 mile to 2 miles long which vary terrain, elevation, and scenery. There are plenty of amazing views here, especially as the sun is about to set. You can bring your dog, bring a picnic, and cross country ski in the winter!  Park Hours: 6 AM - 9 PMPark is open...
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  • Merrimac, Wisconsin

    Hike Parfrey's Glen

    4.1
    Located next to the popular Devil's Lake State Park, Parfrey's Glen holds many of the same geographical features. Parfrey's Glen is unique, however, for the rock cliffs that tower over you on both sides as you make your way though the gorge.The mile hike from the trailhead to the glen requires so...
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  • Hartford, Wisconsin

    Catch A Sunset from Powder Hill

    5.0
    2.2 mi / 1350 ft gain
    At 1350 feet, Powder Hill is the second highest point in southeastern Wisconsin. You can start the hike to Powder Hill from the Nature Trail parking lot (0.5 miles) or from the beach/picnic area parking lot (1.1 miles). There is an observation tower near the top of the peak that provides a pano...
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