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Ice Age Trail: Kettle Moraine State Forest-Southern Unit

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32.3 Miles 52.0 Kilometers


94%

Runnable

3,479' 1,060 m

Ascent

-3,409' -1,039 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

1,119' 341 m

High

851' 259 m

Low

Shared By Chris Rozoff

Conditions


All Clear 50 days ago
Mostly Dry - Very well marked. Be prepare for mosquitoes and deer fly. There is an approximate 2 miles that do not show on map. History

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Southeastern Wisconsin's most epic trail.

Chris Rozoff

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Runner Notes

The trail is also famous for its numerous well-known ultramarathon trail races, such as Ice Age Trail 50, Kettle Moraine 100, and the North Face Endurance Challenge.

Description

The Kettle Moraine State Forest-Southern Unit is a refuge in southeastern Wisconsin, a popular getaway destination for people in Madison, Milwaukee, and the Chicago area. It is spread out over a wide area and offers a lot of Wisconsin State Park camping and access for "silent sports."

This segment of the Ice Age Trail comprehensively explores this entire region, giving an excellent glimpse of the many kettles, lakes, and wetlands, along with the numerous moraines, which give this trail a lot of rolling hills to cover. The vegetation is a mixture of thick forests, including thick stands of pines that are stunning, and also wide open prairies. It is an excellent place to hike or run, in sections, or as a whole. This is one of Wisconsin's finest trails.

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