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Kettle Moraine State Forest

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Address: W7796 Kettle Moraine Drive, WI 53190
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Split into two "units" south and north of Milwaukee, both...

Split into two "units" south and north of Milwaukee, both sections contain part of the Ice Age Trail, a 1,000-mile trail throughout Wisconsin.

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Mountain Bicycle Trails Near Eagle, Wi

Kettle Moraine State Forest South Unit (KMSFS) was an early entry into high quality off road mountain bicycling near Chicago and Milwaukee. The glacial moraine topography has... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kettle Moraine State Forest South Unit (KMSFS) was an early entry into high quality off road mountain bicycling near Chicago and Milwaukee. The glacial moraine topography has always been an attraction to nature lovers in a low key, less high use way until the late 1980's and the advent of bicycles that can traverse rough, off road terrain on what... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some good trails to hick and see a view. Some difficult trails as well. Had a good time hiking and enjoying friends company!

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

First timer it was amazing the views were awesome the trails were like never ending .A really nice nature walk

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Our main goal was to complete the Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive and we followed the directions from South to North. While the total mileage is 115 miles, you’ll want to allow plenty of extra time as you’ll likely want to get off at various points to sightsee. Also keep in mind most of the route is on local or county... More 

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

So gorgeous! An relaxing hike- just the right length and difficulty level. We went early in the day and were alone for most of our hike. Not a lot of birds or wildlife. Save the tower climb until the end to make sure you have the energy to get up there!

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed camping here. We have made it an annual thing. Some of the best hikes we have enjoyed were Summit Trail on the north unit (you'll have to go through the upper-900s campground to get to the trailhead) and Suppernong Trail on the southern unit.

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Evanston, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Sweet hiking. A bit of up and down but not strenuous. A lot of different trees. Trails are very open. Didn't see a lot of wildlife on this trip--nor a lot of people too. Check it out.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

We recently drove up to Mauthe lake in order to ride the Lake to Lake trail. The trail is 6.8 miles long and goes through both wooded and open prairie areas with very little gradient. While it is mostly very quiet and secluded there are a few miles that go right along a road so it's not as peaceful as... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Long Lake in Kettle Moraine Northern Unit. It's beautiful and liked our actual camp site in the 800's. Great bathroom facilities. Were they the cleanest, no, but still clean enough with actual plumbing, showers and toilet paper. Very nice for a campground. The guy who checked us in was not very forth-coming with information.... More 

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

The campground: Sites are nice. Each site has 2 corrals, but be prepared, they are very tiny. The host is extremely friendly. The pit toilets are decent and seemed decently clean. The only downfall is no water to hook up to on site, otherwise we really enjoyed the camping. We camped at site #8 and it was perfect for us.... More 

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