About 31 miles of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail travels the length of the forest. The moderate to difficult course follows sinuous eskers and tumbled moraines descending into bogs and deep kettles. Backpacking Trail info per WDNR

On Kettle Moraine Drive, 2.5 miles north of State Highway 67, the Greenbush Trail is a combination of four loop trails totaling 9 miles. Seasonally, hikers share these loop trails with off-road mountain bikers. In winter the trails are groomed for cross-country skiing. Hiking is prohibited when snow is present. A heated picnic shelter, picnic tables, grill, drinking water and vault toilets are near the trailhead.

From Sheboygan / Plymouth:

  • STH 23 West to STH 57
  • STH 57 South to STH 28 (Waldo)
  • STH 28 West (Right) to CTH F (Cascade)
  • CTH F West (Right) to STH 67 (Dundee)
  • STH 67 Straight to Ice Age Trail

North Kettle Moraine State Forest

Miles of accessible backpacking trail and 5 three sided AT style shelters are just part of the Ice Age Trail at North Kettle Moraine State Forest. Each shelter is equipped with a picnic table and fire ring, plus an outhouse within walking distance. Bathrooms are generally clean and supplied with tp. Shelter must be reserved for a fee and parking in some lots cost money so expenses can add up but help to maintain the park.

The Kettle Moraine Northern Unit is comprised of about 30,000 acres stretching 30 miles across Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, and Washington Counties. The forest is managed for multiple use, including recreation management, sustainable forest products, water quality and soil protection, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife, native biological diversity, and aesthetics.

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