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The Mukwonago River unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest – LocationSouthern Unit is in Waukesha and Walworth counties. The 970 acre, former Rainbow Springs property, is situated in the Mukwonago River watershed, and is an area known for its outstanding resource waters, varied habitats and biological diversity.

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Kettle Moraine State Forest -
Mukwonago River Unit
Contact information
For information, contact:
Kettle Moraine State Forest -
Mukwonago River Unit

262-594-6204

Wisconsin State Park System Kettle Moraine State Forest—Mukwonago River Unit

Mukwonago River Unit

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Forest information

Welcome!

The Mukwonago River Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest is under development in Waukesha and Walworth counties. The property was acquired by the state for public recreation and conservation goals including habitat protection and restoration.

Master plan: Master planning for the Mukwonago River Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest is in progress. For more information, please see:

Directions

The property is about five miles west of the town of Mukwonago and about three miles north of the town of East Troy. There is a parking area on Waukesha County Highway LO. Visitors may park their vehicles in this area and walk into the property. Visitors should be aware of closed areas, active work zones and potential hazards from construction debris and demolished structures. There are parking lots on County Highway J and County Highway E in Walworth County. Visitors may park their vehicles in these areas and walk into the property.

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Maps/publications

Mukwonago River Unit maps

Mukwonago River watershed background

Information about the Mukwonago River Watershed Protection Plan from the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC):

Park planning

Wisconsin State Park System

Last revised: Monday July 21 2014