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Get Outdoors!Date range: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 to Friday, October 23, 2020 Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit

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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Spiders of Wisconsin

25 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Activities: Drop-in Program, Educational Programs, Insect study, Nature study
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Spiders are everywhere - can you name a few? Join us in learning about these tiny predators. Drop in during this program at any time, all ages welcome. Meet at the Ottawa Lake Contact Station. S59 W36630 Cty Rd ZZ. Valid State Park sticker required.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Color Hike

24 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit

Explore the historic Paradise Springs Nature Trail while viewing the last of the fall colors. This paved trail was designed for wheelchairs and strollers. About 0.5 miles, no hills. Meet at the Paradise Springs Nature Trail at W374 S8640 County Rd N, Eagle WI 53119. Valid State Park sticker required.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Monday, October 28, 2019

Monday Night Hike

23 days old

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Activities: Hike, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit

Join us on Monday evenings at the Southern Unit for a series of 2-3 mile exercise hikes!

Finish the fall hikes with a mix of the Scuppernong trails and the Ice Age Trail totaling about 3 miles. Meet at the Scuppernong Hiking Trail. S58W35820 Cty. Road ZZ, Dousman


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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Fall Hike: Nordic Trails

18 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Join the naturalist on a hike of the 1.7-mile Nordic Trail Purple Loop, enjoying the vibrant colors of fall. Easy Hills. Meet at the Nordic Trailhead at N9084 Cty. Hwy. H. A State Park Sticker is required.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Fall Hike: Stony Ridge

17 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Enjoy the fall air with a 0.75-mile hike around the Stony Ridge Nature Trail. Moderate Hills, bring comfortable shoes. Meet at Forest Headquarters, S91 W39091 State Hwy. 59.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Fall Hike: Bald Bluff

11 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Explore the sights on top of Bald Bluff! This 0.5-mile-long trail features steep inclines, and quite a view. Bring hiking shoes. Meet in the Bald Bluff parking lot on Cty. Hwy. H, just North of Young Rd. A State Park Sticker is required.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Fall Hike: Scuppernong Trails

10 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Greet the day with a 2.3-mile hike around the Red Loop at the Scuppernong Trail System. Moderate Hills. Meet at the Scuppernong Trailhead, S58 W35820 Cty. Hwy. ZZ, Dousman. A State Park Sticker is required.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Fall Hike: Lone Tree Bluff

4 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Join us for a jaunt up Lone Tree Bluff. This 0.5-mile trail features a good incline for good exercise. Meet at the Lone Tree Bluff parking lot, Esterly Rd., Whitewater. A State Park Sticker is required.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Falconry and DDT

4 days old

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Wildlife study
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Come and meet two falconers and their beautiful birds of prey! They will be giving a talk on the art of falconry and the history of DDT use. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at the Kettle Moraine State Forest-Southern Unit Headquarters, S91 W39091 State Hwy. 59 Eagle.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Fall Hike: Scuppernong Springs

3 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Enjoy rolling hills and spring water streams on a hike through Scuppernong Springs. This 1.5-mile trail has moderate hills. Meet at the Scuppernong Springs parking lot, S59 W36630 Cty. Hwy. ZZ, Dousman. A State Park Sticker is required.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Wreath Making Class

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Indoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Sign up to learn how to make your own holiday wreath, and enjoy a warm fire and hot cider in the DJ Mackie Picnic Area. You must preregister and prepay ($15) at the Forest Headquarters-262-594-6200 prior to the class.

All supplies required will be provided, including a reusable frame. We will have ribbon available, but feel free to bring your own (3-in wide "wired" ribbon).

Meet at the DJ Mackie Picnic Area - located on Hwy ZZ, about 1 mile east of Hwy 67, just east of the Scuppernong Hiking Trails.


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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Scuppernong Springs Hike/Snowshoe

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Enjoy rolling hills and spring water streams on a hike/snowshoe through Scuppernong Springs. With enough snow, we will break out the snowshoes - we are providing a limited number of snowshoes free to use. Children's sizes are included. This 1.5-mile trail has moderate hills. Meet at the Scuppernong Springs parking lot at S59 W36630 Cty Rd ZZ, Dousman 53118. State Park Sticker required.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Stute Springs Hike/Snowshoe

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Enjoy the views on this hike/snowshoe around Stute Springs! With enough snow, we will break out the snowshoes - we are providing a limited number of snowshoes free to use. Children's sizes are included. Trail is 1.5 miles long with moderate hills. Meet at the Stute Springs Parking lot, Cty Rd Z just south of Hwy 59. Valid State Park sticker required.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Scuppernong Springs Stargazing with Snowshoes

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Activities: Astronomy, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Winter is the best time to go stargazing! Bring flashlights - we will hike/snowshoe through the dark trails to the hilltop to map the stars. With enough snow, we will break out the snowshoes - we are providing a limited number of snowshoes free to use. Children's sizes are included. This 1.5-mile trail has moderate hills. Meet at the Scuppernong Springs parking lot- S59 W36630 Cty Rd ZZ, Dousman 53118. State Park Sticker required.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Ice Age Trail Hike/Snowshoe

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Explore the frozen prairies along the Ice Age trail. With enough snow, we will break out the snowshoes - we are providing a limited number of snowshoes free to use. Children's sizes are included. 1.5 Miles, easy hills. Meet at Forest Headquarters - S91 W39091 State Hwy 59 Eagle, WI 53119.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Candlelight Ski and Hike

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Cross country ski, Food, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Save the Date! The annual candlelight ski at the Kettle Moraine State Forest - Southern Unit will be held on the Nordic Trails on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. 

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.


Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Friday, June 07, 2019