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Kettle Moraine State Forest - Lapham Peak Unit
W329 N846 County C
Delafield, WI 53018
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Kettle Moraine State Forest - Lapham Peak Unit Reservable shelters

There are three picnic areas in the forest at Evergreen Grove, Homestead Hollow and the observation tower. Two areas have shelters that can be reserved.

Reservations may be made through the Wisconsin State Parks reservation system.


The Evergreen Shelter is at the lower parking lot area and has electric heat, indoor bathrooms, water and a wood stove. The building has a capacity of 50 and includes six plastic round tables and 36 chairs. The Evergreen Shelter can be reserved during the non-ski season.

Shelter building with skiers.

Trecker Lodge is in the Homestead Hollow area. There is a heated bathroom building at the parking lot. A lighted pathway leads down to the Lodge. There is electric heating, a water fountain and a fireplace. The building has a capacity of 100 with nine plastic round tables and 75 chairs.

Shelter building

The Hausmann Nature Center is nestled in a beautiful wooded setting inside Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, just 30 miles west of Milwaukee. It is a perfect place to host birthday parties, showers, wedding receptions or business meetings/retreats..

Hausmann Nature Center brochure [PDF]
Last revised: Friday October 17 2014