Hike the South Kettle Moraine Loop

Wisconsin Kettle Moraine Parking Lot

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Pines, hardwoods, berries, and wildflowers all in one hike. 

Park in the parking lot ($7) off of Moraine Scenic Drive. Follow the well-marked green trail and enjoy the shady hike through the Kettle Moraine Forest!

Photos: Ann AlthouseRon MRyan Dickey

Pack List

  • Water
  • Camera
  • Snack
  • Bug repellent 
  • $7
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Activities:

Hiking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

11.8 Miles

Elev. Gain:

720 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Easy Parking
Forest
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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How to Get There

27 days ago

A Welcome Retreat

Kettle Moraine State Forest offers loads of trails for various uses. If you can, park at the forest headquarters off WI-59, which is free. The Ice Age Trail runs straight through here, and there's even an overnight shelter.

27 days ago

2 months ago

Very peaceful hike, awesome park!

Went here with my mom, we really enjoyed the hike there. Lots of wildflowers, trees, prairie grasses and deer. Make sure to check out the tower in the park. The view from the top is amazing!

2 months ago

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