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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Skill Level:



Year Round

Trail Type:



11.8 Miles

Elev. Gain:

720 Feet



Easy Parking

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27 days 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!

27 days ago

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