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Get Outdoors!Date range: Thursday, January 23, 2020 to Saturday, January 23, 2021 Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

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Saturday, February 8, 2020

31st Annual Pike Lake Candlelight Ski and Hike

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Astronomy, Candlelight events, Cross country ski, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

This whimsical event is one that the whole family is sure to enjoy. Bring the skis or hiking boots to enjoy the park from a whole new perspective. There will be a total of 2 miles illuminated by candlelight, so you are welcome to be out for however long you'd like. Afterwards, meet at the North Shelter for a bonfire, complimentary treats, guest presentation on WI mammals, and of course hot chocolate! Please help us reduce our waste by bringing along your own mug or thermos. Meet at the Beach.


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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

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Work Play Earth Day

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Volunteer opportunity, Work Play Earth Day
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

Join the Rangers as they lead you on a day of service learning projects. Tree planting, litter pick up, and other assorted projects. Pike Lake is an amazing place and with your helping hands we can make it shine even more! Meet at the Beach.

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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

Saturday, June 6, 2020

Discovery Day

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Archery, Astronomy, Birding, Canoeing/kayaking, Festivals, Fishing, Free Fun Weekend, Free Fishing Weekend, Hike, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

A fun event for the whole family! Activities for all ages including geocaching, archery, t-shirt painting, live music, kayak demos, telescope viewing, fishing and hiking. Big City Bluegrass "acoustic music with an old time feel" will be playing at the Amphitheatre. Sponsored by the Friends of Pike Lake.


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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

Friday, June 19, 2020

Fish Fry and Live Music

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activity: Food
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

What's better than a Friday night Fish Fry? One that's cooked on-site by a local vendor while musicians entertain, the birds soar overhead, and you watch the sun lazily set over Pike Lake. The cost of a fish dinner is $10. A State Park Vehicle Admission Sticker is required. Sponsored by the Friends of Pike Lake.

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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

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Kayak with the Naturalist

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Canoeing/kayaking, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

Follow the lead of the Park Naturalist as you kayak the Oconomowoc River. You'll learn about muskrats, watersnakes, green herons, and much more! Call the Park Office at 262-670-3400 to reserve your spot today! Kayak rentals are also available in a limited supply. This event is suitable for all experience levels. Must be 14 or older. Meet at the HWY Q Boat Launch near the Town of Monches.

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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

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Wildlife in Need

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Wildlife study
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

Wildlife in Need Center from Oconomowoc will be bringing their educational wildlife ambassadors to the Amphitheater for a fun, interactive show for all ages. Come meet the critters!


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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

Friday, July 10, 2020

Fish Fry with Bella Musik

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activity: Food
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

What's better than a Friday night Fish Fry? One that's cooked on-site by a local vendor while musicians entertain, the birds soar overhead, and you watch the sun lazily set over Pike Lake. The cost of a fish dinner is $10. A State Park Vehicle Admission Sticker is required. Sponsored by the Friends of Pike Lake.

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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

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Kayak with the Naturalist

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Canoeing/kayaking, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

Follow the lead of the Park Naturalist as you kayak the Oconomowoc River. You'll learn about muskrats, watersnakes, green herons, and much more! Call the Park Office at 262-670-3400 to reserve your spot today! Kayak rentals are also available in a limited supply. This event is suitable for all experience levels. Must be 14 or older. Meet at the HWY Q Boat Launch near the Town of Monches.

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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

Friday, July 24, 2020

Pike Lake French Voyagers Encampment

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Activities: Canoeing/kayaking, Educational Programs, Festivals, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

An entire weekend filled with fun and events led by Dirty Kettle! This event runs July 24-26. Try your hand at numerous daily activities including tomahawk throwing, canoe rides, tipi tours, drum circles and more! An engaging educational experience suited for all ages. The event is free and open to the public. A vehicle admission sticker is required.

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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

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Schlitz Audubon Beaks and Talons Program

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Outdoor activity, Wildlife study
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center will be bringing a variety of raptors to give you an up-close look at their unique features, adaptations, and survival skills. No matter the age, you are sure to learn something new! Meet at the Amphitheatre.

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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

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Pike Lake French Voyagers Encampment

Time: 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Activities: Canoeing/kayaking, Educational Programs, Festivals, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

An entire weekend filled with fun and events led by Dirty Kettle! This event runs July 24-26. Try your hand at numerous daily activities including tomahawk throwing, canoe rides, tipi tours, drum circles and more! An engaging educational experience suited for all ages. The event is free and open to the public. A vehicle admission sticker is required.

Close

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

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Smokey Bear's Birthday Party

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Children's program, Educational Programs, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

Come help celebrate Smokey Bear's 76th Birthday by hearing his story, learning campfire safety and eating cake! Meet the guest of honor at Pike Lake Amphitheatre.


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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

Friday, August 14, 2020

Fish Fry & Shakespeare in the Park

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Theater production
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

The Summit Players are a traveling theatre company who present short, fun, accessible and free Shakespeare workshops and performances to audiences around the state. The production is 'Shakespeare out of a trunk,' with minimal set, costumes and props and a focus on actors, as per the style of Shakespeare's time. 5 p.m. Fish dinner is available; 5:30 p.m. Children's workshop; 7 p.m. Performance begins. The cost of a fish dinner is $10. A State Park Vehicle Admission Sticker is required. Sponsored by the Friends of Pike Lake.

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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

Friday, August 14, 2020

Playing with Shakespeare: Children's Workshop and Fish Fry

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Theater production
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

The Summit Players are a traveling theatre company who present short, fun, accessible and free Shakespeare workshops and performances to audiences around the state. The production is 'Shakespeare out of a trunk,' with minimal set, costumes and props and a focus on actors, as per the style of Shakespeare's time. 5 p.m. Fish dinner is available; 5:30 p.m. Children's workshop; 7 p.m. Performance begins. The cost of a fish dinner is $10. A State Park Vehicle Admission Sticker is required. Sponsored by the Friends of Pike Lake.

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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

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Kayak with the Naturalist

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Canoeing/kayaking, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

Follow the lead of the Park Naturalist as you kayak the Oconomowoc River. You'll learn about muskrats, watersnakes, green herons, and much more! Call the Park Office at 262-670-3400 to reserve your spot today! Kayak rentals are also available in a limited supply. This event is suitable for all experience levels. Must be 14 or older. Meet at the HWY Q Boat Launch near the Town of Monches.

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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

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Friends of Pike Lake Family Night

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Festivals, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Pike Lake Unit

Join the Friends of Pike Lake for a fun family and community event. The summer is drawing to a close and this event is sure to put the icing on the cake. Stay tuned for the nights entertainment to be announced.

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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