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Get Outdoors!Date range: Sunday, August 30, 2020 to Sunday, August 30, 2020

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Kayak Essentials Class

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Activities: Canoeing/kayaking, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

This 4-hour session will provide skills to maneuver your kayak around obstacles, using simple body moves to maximize turns and paddle control. This class is intended for the amateur paddler (one who has paddled a few times in the past) and would like to increase their knowledge and expertise on the water. There will be on shore training before being on the water. Kayaks and paddle gear are available if needed and included in the price; cost is $60. Maximum class size 10. Pre-registration is required and will close 24 hours prior to beginning of class. Register at the Silent Wake website [exit DNR]. A State Park Vehicle Admission Sticker is required. Sponsored by Silent Wake.


Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit information

The Pike Lake Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest is in the middle of the Kettle Moraine, a strip of glacial landforms which extends through southeastern Wisconsin to Lake Winnebago. The forest is named after the 522-acre, spring-fed kettle: Pike Lake. Powder Hill, a large glacial kame, provides the opportunity for a great hike and view. Visitors can enjoy camping, swimming, hiking, fishing, picnicking, and much more within the forest.

Mailing Address: 3544 Kettle Moraine Road, Hartford, Wisconsin 53027

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