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Situated along the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, the Chippewa LocationMoraine 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.

Hiking Canoeing and kayaking Boat launch Picnicking Fishing Hunting Trapping Winter Activities Ice Age Reserve

Contact information
For information, contact:
Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area
13394 County Highway M
New Auburn WI 54757
715-967-2800
715-967-2801 (fax)

Wisconsin State Park System Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area

View of the rolling hills outside the Interpretive Center.

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Recreation area information

Welcome!

  • The Interpretive Center is open Tuesday through Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center is closed on Mondays.

Directions

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.

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Last revised: Tuesday July 09 2013