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Chippewa Moraine Ice Age State Recreation Area

13394 County Highway M, New Auburn, WI 54757-8168
+1 715-967-2800
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Great place to kick off a hike!

We frequent this place to start our hikes on the Ice Age Trail - they are open 365 days a year... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2014
Colleen P
Chetek, United States
Ice trail

This was a great walk, 10 km in total. We were dropped off at the beginning of the trail from the... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2014
Paul C
Zhuhai, China
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13394 County Highway M, New Auburn, WI 54757-8168
+1 715-967-2800
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Reviewed 4 December 2014

We frequent this place to start our hikes on the Ice Age Trail - they are open 365 days a year, have bathroom facilities and educational exhibits including live snakes! ! Ew. The staff are friendly and helpful and have great information about the area...More

1  Thank Colleen P
Reviewed 10 October 2014

This was a great walk, 10 km in total. We were dropped off at the beginning of the trail from the main office, by some enthusiastic employee. The walk consisted manly around the lakes, and the trail itself was fairly easy, nothing to taxing, mostly...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Nicely groomed trails, knowledgable staff at the Visitors center, beautiful country. Take insect repellent and good hiking shoes. We hiked the Circle Loop. Went past and around many lakes and moraine areas. Saw lots of birds. Met some nice people who were on the Ice...More

1  Thank Teri T
Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

While staying in Turtle Lake, my wife and I looked for a place at the state or national level to stretch our legs. After GPS was involved, we got dropped off at Sand Creek - where the prior center was (thanks SIRI). Finally we figure...More

Thank BuyReallyLow
Reviewed 21 November 2013

This place has a great interpretive center, helpful and friendly park rangers and long and interesting hiking trails. Take the mosquito repellent, though, if you go during the warm months of the year. The mosquitos were relentless on our hike!

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I did the Circle hike, which includes a portion of the Ice Age trail. The guy at the visitor center told me that the mosquitoes had calmed down from earlier in the summer. I made sure to spray on repellent before I went onto the...More

1  Thank Rick W
Reviewed 3 July 2013

Based upon the scenery alone I would give this place 6 stars. A small but interesting visitor center with several medium length hiking trails. We went during the Summer and hiked the Dry Lake Trail. The forest you hike through is amazing - but when...More

1  Thank TexasTraveller56
Reviewed 13 February 2013

Get your butt moving & get outside!! This place is worth the drive. It is truly beautiful here. They have activities for the kids and adults both, the volunteers seem to truly LOVE being there, they are so helpful and eager to share their love...More

2  Thank 19Suze59
Reviewed 18 September 2012

I started visiting Maraine ridge with my children's school groups. Now I go back with friends to hike the beautiful trails. You can really see exactly where the glacier stopped.

Thank Michelle326
Reviewed 31 July 2012

Just beautiful there! Children get to do a scavenger hunt, but best of all the volunteers at the area go through each item they found and talk with the child about it. What a learning experience! Having an opportunity to touch and hold some of...More

Thank Sue V
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