Situated along the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, the Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area offers unspoiled beauty with kettle lakes and many glacial features. The Chippewa Moraine is one of nine units of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve. Hiking, snowshoeing, outpost camping, fishing and bird watching are popular activities. The David R. Obey Ice Age Interpretive Center houses first-class glacial, cultural and natural history displays.
- Contact information
- For information, contact:
- Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area
13394 County Highway M
New Auburn WI 54757
Wisconsin State Park System Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area
Recreation area information
- The Interpretive Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center is closed on Mondays.
The David R. Obey Ice Age Interpretive Center is 7 miles east of New Auburn and 1.9 miles east of State Highway 40 on County Highway M. Geographic coordinates are 45° 13' 13.32" N, 91° 24' 39.7" W.
- Vehicle admission stickers are required at the North and South Shattuck boat landings and at the trail head on County Highway M. There is a self-registration box at each location.
- Hunting and fishing licenses apply.
- Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area is part of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve and Federal passes are honored. Holders of National Parks passports receive a waiver of the vehicle admission fees, but camping fees are not affected.