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The Ice Age Trail is intended to be a continuous footpath tracing the terminal glacial moraine of the last Ice Age in Wisconsin. Backpackers may one day hike through this route of 1200 linear miles without stepping off the trail. Today, roughly half of the route's miles are footpath that are certified as national trail.

Ray Zillmer first proposed the idea of the Ice Age Trail and began to plot it s course in 1958. By 1980 his original endeavor drew the attention of congress who in turn designate the IAT as one of eleven National Scenic Trails.

The route of the Ice Age Trail is remarkably easy in comparison to other National Scenic Trails. The IAT is considered an entry level trail and can be thru-hiked in less than 90 days. The trail is also laid out so that segments of the trail are close to the entire population of Wisconsin. Many segments run through trail towns where hikers can get off the trail to experience communities, museums, and take advantage of key services like laundromats and grocery stores. Being a back yard trail - most hikers experience the IAT in short section hikes close to home. In 2014, an estimated 1.2 million people hiked the IAT.







Wisconsin-Explorer.bogspot.com is a blog and not an official entity connected to the Ice Age Trail Alliance. The post you are reading is my checklist of IAT segments as I attempt to section hike the complete route of the IAT. Each year the route is expanded and altered. The map below and information on the IAT segments is up to date as of 2015. Please see the IATA website for the most current information on the trail.

In the segments section below you'll see just how many segments the IAT is composed of. Any segment including a photo also includes a link to an article about the segment with photos and more detailed mapping including the location of parking, campgrounds, and water sources.




Ice Age Trail Segments Directory


(IAT) St. Croix Falls Segment


Ice Age Trail St Croix Falls Segment



COUNTY: Polk
COMMUNITIES: St. Croix Falls
TOTAL MILES: 7.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Interstate State Park, St. Croix National Scenic River, Potholes Trail, Western Terminus of the IAT, Horizon Rock Trail, Skyline Trail, Ice Age Scientific Reserve Interpretative Center, Wert Family Nature Preserve, Trail of Myths, Riegel Park, Lions Park
CAMPING: Interstate State Park, St. Croix National Scenic River Site S55.3
LODGING: Holiday Inn Express, Dalles House Motel

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE

(IAT) Gandy Dancer Segment (State Bike Trail)

COUNTY: Polk
COMMUNITIES: Centuria, Milltown, Luck, Frederic
TOTAL MILES: 15 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy - paved crushed stone
POINTS OF INTEREST: Gandy Dancer State Trail
CAMPING/LODGING: Big Butternut Lake County Park

(IAT) Trade River Segment


Ice Age Trail Trade River Segment



COUNTY: Polk
COMMUNITIES: Luck
TOTAL MILES: 4.22 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Trade River Ski Trail, Big Basalt Rock, Trade River, Straight Lake State Park
CAMPING: Disperse Camping Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE

(IAT) Straight Lake Segment


ice age trail straight lake segment



COUNTY: Polk
COMMUNITIES: Luck
TOTAL MILES: 3.65 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy-Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Straight Lake State Park, Rainbow Lake, Straight River
CAMPING: Disperse Camping Areas along trail, Rustic campsites at Straight Lake State Park

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE

(IAT) Straight River Segment

COUNTY: Polk
COMMUNITIES: Luck
TOTAL MILES: 4.1 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Long Lake, Straight River, Big White Pine

(IAT) Pine Lake Segment


ice age trail pine lake segment



COUNTY: Polk
COMMUNITIES: Luck
TOTAL MILES: 2.9 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy-Moderate

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE

(IAT) Mckenzie Creek Segment

COUNTY: Polk
COMMUNITIES: Clam Falls
TOTAL MILES: 8.7 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Mckenzie Creek State Wildlife Area, Mckenzie Lake, Dinger Lake

(IAT) Indian Creek Segment

COUNTY: Polk
COMMUNITIES: Indian Creek
TOTAL MILES: 5.25 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Polk County Forest, Indian Creek

(IAT) Sand Creek Segment

COUNTY: Polk, Burnett
COMMUNITIES: Indian Creek
TOTAL MILES: 5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Polk County Forest, Burnett County Forest

(IAT) Timberland Hills Segment

COUNTY: Burnett, Barron, Washburn
COMMUNITIES: Timberland
TOTAL MILES: 10.6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Burnett County Forest, Barron County Forest

(IAT) Grassy Lake Segment

COUNTY: Washburn,
COMMUNITIES: Sarona
TOTAL MILES: 8.3 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Washburn County Forest, Grassy Lake, Lehman Lake, Boyer Creek

(IAT) Bear Lake Segment

COUNTY: Barron
COMMUNITIES: Barronett
TOTAL MILES: 4.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Crooked Lake, Bass Lake, L E Phillips Scout Reservation,

(IAT) Hemlock Creek Segment

COUNTY: Barron, Rusk
COMMUNITIES: Birchwood
TOTAL MILES: 6.4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Barron County Forest, Rusk County Forest, Murphy Flowage, Hemlock Creek,
CAMPING/LODGING: Murphy Flowage Recreational Area

(IAT) Northern Blue Hills Segment

COUNTY: Rusk
COMMUNITIES: Horseman
TOTAL MILES: 8.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Rusk County Forest

(IAT) Southern Blue Hills Segment

COUNTY: Rusk
COMMUNITIES: Horseman, Strickland
TOTAL MILES: 6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Rusk County Forest, Moose Ear Creek, North Lake, Pickerel Lakes
CAMPING/LODGING: North Lake Rustic Campsite

(IAT) Chippewa Moraine Segment

COUNTY: Chippewa
COMMUNITIES:
TOTAL MILES: 7 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Chippewa Moraine, National Scientific Reserve, Interpretive center,
CAMPING/LODGING: North Shattuck Lake Rustic Campsite, Rustic Campsite 2, Dispersed camping anywhere in the Chippewa County Forest

(IAT) Harwood Lakes Segment

COUNTY: Chippewa
COMMUNITIES:
TOTAL MILES: 5.4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Harwood Lakes, Picnic Lake, Chippewa County Forest
CAMPING: Rustic Site at Harwood Lakes, Dispersed Camping Area at Picnic Lake, Dispersed camping anywhere in the Chippewa County Forest

(IAT) Firth Lake Segment

COUNTY: Chippewa
COMMUNITIES: Cornell
TOTAL MILES: 6.3 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Chippewa County Forest, Firth Lake
CAMPING: Dispersed camping anywhere in the Chippewa County Forest

(IAT) Chippewa River Segment

COUNTY: Chippewa
COMMUNITIES: Cornell
TOTAL MILES: 1.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST:Cornell Flowage of the Chippewa River
CAMPING: Brunet Island State Park

(IAT) Lake Eleven Segment

COUNTY: Taylor
COMMUNITIES: Gilman
TOTAL MILES: 13.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Chequamegon National Forest, Lake Eleven
CAMPING: 2 hiker's campsites at Lake Eleven, Dispersed camping anywhere in the Chequamegon National Forest

(IAT) Jerry Lake Segment

COUNTY: Taylor
COMMUNITIES: Whittlesey
TOTAL MILES: 14 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Hemlock Esker, Chequamegon National Forest, White Birch Trail, Chippewa Lobe Loop Trail.
CAMPING: hiker's campsites at Jerry Lake South Fork Yellow River, Sailor River, Hemlock Esker, White Birch Trail, and Chippewa Lobe Loop Trail; Dispersed camping anywhere along this route 50 feet from the trail.

(IAT) Mondeaux Esker Segment

COUNTY: Taylor
COMMUNITIES: Westboro, Medford
TOTAL MILES: 11.4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Chequamegon National Forest, Mondeaux Flowage, Picnic Point, West Point, Spearhead Point, Mondeaux Esker, Mondeaux Dam National Recreational Area
CAMPING: Campsites at Picnic Point, West Point, Spearhead Point, Eastwood, and North Twin Lake; Dispersed camping in the Chequamegon National Forest outside of the recreational area
LODGING: Mondeaux Dam Lodge Cabin

(IAT) Pine Line Segment

COUNTY: Taylor
COMMUNITIES: Chelsea, Westboro, Rib Lake
TOTAL MILES: .8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST:
CAMPING: Hiker's Campsite

(IAT) East Lake Segment

COUNTY: Taylor
COMMUNITIES: Chelsea, Westboro, Rib Lake
TOTAL MILES: 6.4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Taylor County Forest
CAMPING: Disperse Camping anywhere in the Taylor County Forest

(IAT) Rib Lake Segment

COUNTY: Taylor
COMMUNITIES: Rib Lake
TOTAL MILES: 6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Rusch Preserve, Timm's Hill National Side Trail
CAMPING: Stille Nacht Campground at Rusch Preserve

(IAT) Wood Lake Segment

COUNTY: Taylor, Lincoln
COMMUNITIES: Rib Lake
TOTAL MILES: 12.3 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Wood Lake County Park, Taylor County Forest
CAMPING: Wood Lake County Park, Camp 8 Flowage, Anywhere in the Taylor County Forest

(IAT) Timberland Wilderness Segment

COUNTY: Lincoln
COMMUNITIES: Merill
TOTAL MILES: 3.9 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Knob Creek

(IAT) Camp 27 Segment

COUNTY: Lincoln
COMMUNITIES: Merill
TOTAL MILES: 2.9 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Large Beaver Dam, Historic Logging Camp 27, New Wood State Wildlife Area

(IAT) Newwood Segment

COUNTY: Lincoln
COMMUNITIES: Merill
TOTAL MILES: 6.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: New Wood State Wildlife Area, New Wood River, Big White Pines

(IAT) Averill-Kelly Creek Wilderness Segment


averill kelly creek


COUNTY: Lincoln
COMMUNITIES: Merill
TOTAL MILES: 4.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate-Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: New Wood River, Averill Creek, Kelly Creek

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE

(IAT) Turtle Rock Segment


iat turtle rock segment


COUNTY: Lincoln
COMMUNITIES: Merill
TOTAL MILES: 5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Wisconsin River, Lincoln County Forest
CAMPING: Anywhere in the Lincoln County Forest

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE

(IAT) Grandfather Falls Segment


iat grandfather falls segment


COUNTY: Lincoln
COMMUNITIES: Merill
TOTAL MILES: 4.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Wisconsin River, Grandfather Dam, Bill Cross Rapids State Wildlife Area, Camp New Wood County Park
CAMPING: Camp New Wood County Park

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE

(IAT) Underdown Segment

COUNTY: Lincoln
COMMUNITIES: Irma
TOTAL MILES: 6.3 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Mist Lake, Dog Lake, Homestead Site
CAMPING: Mist Lake, Dog Lake, Horn Lake, Underdown Recreational Area, disperse camping anywhere along this segment in the Lincoln County Forest.



(IAT) Alta Junction Segment

COUNTY: Lincoln
COMMUNITIES: Irma
TOTAL MILES: 1.2 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Prairie River State Fishery Area

(IAT) Harrison Hills Segment

COUNTY: Lincoln
COMMUNITIES: Harrison
TOTAL MILES: 14.4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Lincoln County Forest, Chain Lakes
CAMPING: Hiker's campsites on Chain Lakes

(IAT) Parish Hills Segment

COUNTY: Langlade
COMMUNITIES: Parish
TOTAL MILES: 11.6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Ford Prairie River, Townline Lake
CAMPING: Anywhere in the Langlade County Forest

(IAT) Highland Lakes Western Segment

COUNTY: Langlade
COMMUNITIES: Parish
TOTAL MILES: 5.9 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: West Branch of the Eau Claire River,
CAMPING: Anywhere in the Langlade County Forest

(IAT) Highland Lakes Eastern Segment

COUNTY: Langlade
COMMUNITIES: Parish
TOTAL MILES: 3.4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Alga Lake, Alta Lake, Susan Lake
CAMPING: Anywhere in the Langlade County Forest

(IAT) Old Railroad Segment

COUNTY: Langlade
COMMUNITIES: Pearson
TOTAL MILES: 9.2 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Jack Lake Ventor Lake
CAMPING: Veterans Memorial Park; Hiker's campsites at Jack Lake and Game Lake; Anywhere in the Langlade County Forest

(IAT) Lumbercamp Segment

COUNTY: Langlade
COMMUNITIES: Bryant
TOTAL MILES: 12 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Peters Marsh State Wildlife Area, Baker Lake
CAMPING: Hillbilly Hilton Shelter, Norem Lumber Camp

(IAT) Kettlebowl Segment

COUNTY: Langlade
COMMUNITIES: Bryant
TOTAL MILES: 9.9 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Big Stone Hole, Kent Hill, Frost Pocket
CAMPING: Anywhere in the Langlade County Forest

(IAT) Plover River Segment


iat plover river segment


COUNTY: Marathon
COMMUNITIES: Hogarty
TOTAL MILES: 5.7 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Plover River

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE

(IAT) Dells of the Eau Claire Segment


Eau Claire Dells State Natural Area

COUNTY: Marathon
COMMUNITIES: Antigo
TOTAL MILES: 2.6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Dells of the Eau Claire River,
CAMPING: Eau Claire Dells County Park

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAPS HERE

(IAT) Thornapple Segment

COUNTY: Marathon
COMMUNITIES: Antigo
TOTAL MILES: 3.9 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy


(IAT) Ringle Segment

COUNTY: Marathon
COMMUNITIES: Ringle, Hatley
TOTAL MILES: 9.4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Mountain Bay Bike Trail

(IAT) New Hope-Iola Ski Hill Segment

COUNTY: Portage, Waupaca
COMMUNITIES: Peru
TOTAL MILES: 5.7 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: New Hope Pines State Natural Area, Severson Lake
CAMPING: Shelter at Winter Sports Club

(IAT) Skunk and Foster Lakes Segment


ice age trail skunk and foster lake segment



COUNTY: Portage, Waupaca
COMMUNITIES: Amherst, Scandinavia, Sheridan
TOTAL MILES: 3.7 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Skunk Lake, Foster Lake, Grenlie Lake, Skunk and Foster Lakes State Natural Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Waupaca River Segment


ice age trail waupaca river segment



COUNTY: Portage, Waupaca
COMMUNITIES: Waupaca
TOTAL MILES: 1.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy-Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Waupaca River, Waupaca State Fishery Area, Hiker's Cabin, Scenic Loop
CAMPING/LODGING: Trailside Cabin (first come first serve)

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Hartman Creek Segment


Ice Age Trail Hartman Creek Segment



COUNTY: Portage, Waupaca
COMMUNITIES: Blaine
TOTAL MILES: 6.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy To Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Hartman Creek State Park, Emmons Creek Barrens State Natural Area, High Point
CAMPING: Hartman Creek State Park

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Emmons Creek Segment


Ice Age Trail Emmons Creek Segment



COUNTY: Portage
COMMUNITIES: Blaine
TOTAL MILES: 1.7 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Emmons Creek State Fishery Area, Faraway Valley Trail

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Deerfield Segment


Ice Age Trail Deerfield Segment


COUNTY: Waushara
COMMUNITIES: Hancock, Deerfield
TOTAL MILES: 3.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Old Stagecoach Line

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Bohn Lake Segment


Ice Age Trail Bohn Lake Segment


COUNTY: Waushara
COMMUNITIES: Hancock
TOTAL MILES: 1.2 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Bohn Lake, Bohn Lake State Natural Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Greenwood Segment


Ice Age Trail Greenwood Segment



COUNTY: Waushara
COMMUNITIES: Hancock
TOTAL MILES: 4.6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Greenwood State Wildlife Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Mecan River Segment


ice age trail Mecan River Segment


COUNTY: Waushara
COMMUNITIES: Richford
TOTAL MILES: 7.7 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Mecan River State Fishery Area, Mecan Springs, Mecan River
CAMPING: Dispersed Camping Area at Buttercup Dr.

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Wedde Creek Segment


Ice Age Trail Wedde Creek Segment


COUNTY: Waushara
COMMUNITIES: Richford
TOTAL MILES: 1.2 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: South Branch Wedde Creek, Mecan State Fishery Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Chaffe Creek Segment


Ice Age Trail Chaffee Creek Segment


COUNTY: Waushara, Marquette
COMMUNITIES: Coloma, Westfield
TOTAL MILES: 2.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Chaffe Creek State Fishery Area, Upper Fox Headwaters State Natural Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) John Muir Segment


ice age trail John Muir Segment


COUNTY: Marquette
COMMUNITIES: Endeavor
TOTAL MILES: 1.8 miles loop
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: John Muir Memorial County Park, Ennis Lake

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Portage Canal Segment

COUNTY: Columbia
COMMUNITIES: Portage
TOTAL MILES: 2.9 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Portage Canal, Wisconsin River
CAMPING: Veteran's Memorial Fields and Columbia County Fairgrounds

(IAT) Sauk Point Segment


parfreys glen

COUNTY: Sauk
COMMUNITIES: Merrimac, Baraboo
TOTAL MILES: 4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Parfrey's Glen State Natural Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Devil's Lake Segment


Ice Age Trail Devils Lake Segment



COUNTY: Sauk
COMMUNITIES: Merrimac, Baraboo
TOTAL MILES: 10.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Devil's Lake State Park, Prospect Point, Balanced Rock, Devil's Doorway, South Face, East Bluff, West Bluff, Johnson Moraine, Steinke Basin, Roznos Meadow
CAMPING: Devil's Lake State Park,

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Merrimac Segment


ice age trail merrimac segment

COUNTY: Sauk
COMMUNITIES: Merrimac
TOTAL MILES: 3.6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Merrimac Preserve, Merrimac Ferry

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Gibraltar Segment


Gibraltar Rock County Park

COUNTY: Columbia
COMMUNITIES: Lodi
TOTAL MILES: 3.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Rocks of Gibraltar County Park, Merrimac Ferry, Lake Wisconsin
CAMPING: Dispersed Camping Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Groves-Pertzborn Segment


Ice age trail groves pertzborn segment

COUNTY: Columbia
COMMUNITIES: lodi
TOTAL MILES: 1.3 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Aunt Susie's Rock

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Lodi Segment


lodi segment


COUNTY: Columbia
COMMUNITIES: Lodi
TOTAL MILES: 1.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Spring Creek, Suzie the Duck Park, Veterans Park, Downtown Lodi Historic District
LODGING: Victorian Dreams Bed and Breakfast, Lodi Valley Suites

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE 


(IAT) Eastern Lodi Marsh Segment


ice age trail lodi marsh east segment

COUNTY: Columbia, Dane
COMMUNITIES: Lodi
TOTAL MILES: 3.2 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Difficult
POINTS OF INTEREST: Lodi Marsh State Wildlife

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Lodi Marsh Segment


lodi marsh segment


COUNTY: Dane
COMMUNITIES: Lodi
TOTAL MILES: 1.7 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Lodi Marsh State Wildlife Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Springfield Hill Segment



ice age trail springfield hill segment

COUNTY: Dane
COMMUNITIES: Springfield Corners, Dane
TOTAL MILES: 1.5 mile loop
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: 1850's cabin, Oak Savanah
CAMPING: Disperse Camping Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE

(IAT) Indian Lake Segment


Indian Lake County Park


COUNTY: Dane
COMMUNITIES: Waunakee
TOTAL MILES: 2.9 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Indian Lake

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Table Bluff Segment


ice age trail table bluff segment

COUNTY: Dane
COMMUNITIES: Cross Plains
TOTAL MILES: 2.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Swamplover's Preserve

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Cross Plains Segment


cross plains segment


COUNTY: Dane
COMMUNITIES: Cross Plains
TOTAL MILES: 2.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Anderson Preserve, IATA office

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Valley View Segment


ice age trail valley view segment


COUNTY: Dane
COMMUNITIES: Middleton
TOTAL MILES: 1.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Valley View Preserve

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE

(IAT) Madison Segment


Ice age trail Madison Segment


COUNTY: Dane
COMMUNITIES: Middleton, Madison, Verona
TOTAL MILES: 3.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Verona Segment



ice age trail verona segment



COUNTY: Dane
COMMUNITIES: Verona
TOTAL MILES: 6.33 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
CAMPING: Dispersed Camping Area in Badger Prairie County Park
LODGING: Super 8 Verona

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Montrose Segment (Badger State Bike Trail)

montrose segment


COUNTY: Dane
COMMUNITIES: Verona, Paoli, Basco, Montrose, Belleville
TOTAL MILES: 7.4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Badger State Trail
CAMPING: Dispersed Camping Area west of County D

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE 


(IAT) Brooklyn Wildlife Segment


ice age trail brooklyn wildlife segment

COUNTY: Dane, Green
COMMUNITIES: Montrose, Belleville, Dayton
TOTAL MILES: 3.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Brooklyn State Wildlife Area

ARTICLE AND DETAILED TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Monticello Segment (Badger State Trail)

monticello segment


COUNTY: Green
COMMUNITIES: Dayton, Ross Crossing, Exeter, New Glarus, Monticello,
TOTAL MILES: 6.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Badger State Trail, Old Rail Tunnel,  Little Sugar River
CAMPING: New Glarus Woods State Park

ARTICLE AN TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Albany Segment (Sugar River State Trail)


Ice Age Trail Albany Segment



COUNTY: Green
COMMUNITIES: Monticello, Albany
TOTAL MILES: 9.4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Little Sugar River, Sugar River State Trail
CAMPING: Sweet Minihaha Campground
LODGING: Albany House Inn

TRAIL MAP AND ARTICLE HERE


(IAT) Arbor Ridge Segment



COUNTY: Rock
COMMUNITIES: Janesville
TOTAL MILES: 2.1 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Robert Cook Memorial Arboretum, Marsh Creek

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Devil's Staircase Segment



COUNTY: Rock
COMMUNITIES: Janesville
TOTAL MILES: 1.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Devil's Staircase, Rock River, Riverside Park

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Janesville Segment 



COUNTY: Rock
COMMUNITIES: Janesville
TOTAL MILES: 10.4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy (asphalt bike trail)
POINTS OF INTEREST: Rock River, Blackhawk Creek, Riverside Park, Blackhawk Grove, Rotary Botanical Gardens, Green Belt, Blackhawk Golf Course, Peace Trail, Sports Complex Loop, Kiwanis Trail

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Janesville to Milton Segment 


Ice Age Trail Janesville to Milton Segment


COUNTY: Rock
COMMUNITIES: Janesville, Milton
TOTAL MILES: 3.2 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy

TRAIL MAP AND ARTICLE HERE


(IAT) Milton Segment 


Ice Age Trail Milton Segment


COUNTY: Rock
COMMUNITIES: Milton
TOTAL MILES: 4.3 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Milton House Museum, Storrs Lake

TRAIL MAP AND ARTICLE HERE


(IAT) Storrs Lake Segment


ice age trail storrs lake segment

COUNTY: Rock
COMMUNITIES: Milton
TOTAL MILES: 1.7 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Storrs Lake State Wildlife Area; Bowers Lake

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Clover Valley Segment


ice age trail clover valley segment

COUNTY: Rock, Walworth
COMMUNITIES: Whitewater
TOTAL MILES: 1.6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Clover Valley State Wildlife Area; Spring Brook

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP


(IAT) Whitewater Segment


ice age trail whitewater segment

COUNTY: Walworth
COMMUNITIES: Whitewater
TOTAL MILES: 4.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest, Whitewater Lake Recreation Area
CAMPING: Whitewater Lake Recreation Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Blackhawk Segment 


ice age trail blackhawk segment

COUNTY: Walworth
COMMUNITIES: La Grange
TOTAL MILES: 6.69 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: La Grange Trails, Ole Oleson Homestead, John Muir Trails, Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest, Lake La Grange
CAMPING: Shelter #3

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Blue Spring Lake Segment 


ice age trail blue spring lake segment

COUNTY: Jefferson
COMMUNITIES: Palmyra
TOTAL MILES: 7.1 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest, Stone Elephant, Bald Bluff, Emma Carlin Trails, Palmyra Horse Trails
CAMPING: Horeseriders Camp

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Stony Ridge Segment 



ice age trail stony ridge segment

COUNTY: Waukesha
COMMUNITIES:Eagle
TOTAL MILES: 3.1 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest Headquarters and Museum,
CAMPING: Shelter 2, McMiller Trail Shelter

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Eagle Segment



ice age trail Eagle Segment


COUNTY: Waukesha
COMMUNITIES:Eagle
TOTAL MILES: 5.25 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Kettle Moraine Low Prairie State Natural Area, Scuppernong Prairie State Natural Area, Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest, Scuppernong River, Paradise Springs Creek

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Scuppernog Segment 



ice age trail scuppernong segment


COUNTY: Waukesha
COMMUNITIES: Eagle, Ottawa
TOTAL MILES: 5.6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest, Scuppernong Horse Trails, Scuppernong Ski Trails, Mackie Picnic Area, Pinewoods Campground
CAMPING: Shelter #1, Pinewoods Campground, Ottawa Lake Recreational Area

ARTICLE AND TRAIL MAP HERE


(IAT) Waterville Segment 

COUNTY: Waukesha
COMMUNITIES: Ottawa
TOTAL MILES: 3.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate


(IAT) Lapham Peak Segment

COUNTY: Waukesha
COMMUNITIES: Waterville, Wales, Delafield
TOTAL MILES: 7.6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Lapham Peak Unit of the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest
CAMPING: Hiker's campsites in Lapham Peak


(IAT) Delafield Segment  (Lake Country Bike Trail)

COUNTY: Waukesha
COMMUNITIES: Delafield
TOTAL MILES: 2.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very easy (asphalt bike trails)
POINTS OF INTEREST: Lake Country Trail, Nagawicka Lake, Naga-Waukee County Park
CAMPING: Naga-Waukee County Park


(IAT) Hartland Segment 

COUNTY: Waukesha
COMMUNITIES: Delafield, Hartland
TOTAL MILES: 6.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Naga-Waukee County Park, Bark River


(IAT) Merton Segment 

COUNTY: Waukesha
COMMUNITIES: Merton
TOTAL MILES: 5.2 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy


(IAT) Monches Segment 

COUNTY: Waukesha
COMMUNITIES: Merton, Monches
TOTAL MILES: 3.2 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Oconomowoc River, Monches County Park


(IAT) Loew Lake Segment Segment 

COUNTY: Washington
COMMUNITIES: Hubertus
TOTAL MILES: 4.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Loew Lake Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, Oconomowoc River


(IAT) Holy Hill Segment 

COUNTY: Washington
COMMUNITIES: Hubertus
TOTAL MILES: 7 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Holy Hill


(IAT) Pike Lake Segment 

COUNTY: Washington
COMMUNITIES: Hartford, Slinger
TOTAL MILES: 3.3 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Pike Lake Unit of the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest, Pike Lake
CAMPING: Pike Lake Unit of the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest


(IAT) Slinger Segment 

COUNTY: Washington
COMMUNITIES: Slinger
TOTAL MILES: 3.3 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy


(IAT) Cedar Lakes Segment 

COUNTY: Washington
COMMUNITIES: Slinger
TOTAL MILES: 2.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy


(IAT) West Bend Segment 

COUNTY: Washington
COMMUNITIES: West Bend
TOTAL MILES: 6.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Lucas Lake, Silver Creek, Glacier Blue Hills Recreational Area


(IAT) Southern Kewaskum Segment 

COUNTY: Washington
COMMUNITIES: West Bend, Kewaskum
TOTAL MILES: 1.1 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
CAMPING: Timber Trail Campground


(IAT) Kewaskum Segment 

COUNTY: Washington
COMMUNITIES: Kewaskum
TOTAL MILES: 2.1 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Sunburst Ski Area, Otten Preserve
CAMPING: Dispersed Camping Area in Otten Preserve


(IAT) Milwaukee River Segment 

COUNTY: Washington, Fond du Lac
COMMUNITIES: Kewaskum, New Fane
TOTAL MILES: 10.4 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Northern Kettle Moraine State Forest, Milwaukee River, East Branch of the Milwaukee River, New Fane Trails
CAMPING: Shelter #1, Shelter #2


(IAT) Parnell Segment 

COUNTY: Fond du Lac, Sheboygan
COMMUNITIES: New Prospect, Dundee
TOTAL MILES: 13.9 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Parnell Tower, Mauthe Lake Recreational Area, Forest Lake, Crooked Lake, Cedar Lake Kellings Lakes, Dundee Kame, Parnell Trail, Parnell Esker
CAMPING: Mauthe Lake Recreational Area, Cedar Lake, Shelter #3, Long Lake Recreational Area, Shelter #4,


(IAT) Greenbush Segment 

COUNTY: Sheboygan
COMMUNITIES: Plymouth, Greenbush, Elkhart Lake
TOTAL MILES: 8.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: Norhern Kettle Moraine State Forest, Greenbush Kettle, Old Wade House Museum, Old Wade House Trail,
CAMPING: Shelter #5, Group Camp


(IAT) Labudde Creek Segment 

COUNTY: Sheboygan
COMMUNITIES: Elkhart Lake
TOTAL MILES: 3.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Moderate
POINTS OF INTEREST: LaBudde Creek State Fishery Area, Labudde Creek
CAMPING: Plymouth Rock Campground, Sheboygan Marsh Campgrounds


(IAT) City of Manitowoc Segment 

COUNTY: Manitowoc
COMMUNITIES: Manitowoc
TOTAL MILES: 7.3 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Manitowoc River, Lake Michigan, Wisconsin Maritime Museum


(IAT) Dunes Segment 

COUNTY: Manitowoc
COMMUNITIES: Manitowoc
TOTAL MILES: 2.6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Lake Michigan, Woodland Dunes State Natural Area


(IAT) Two Rivers Segment 

COUNTY: Manitowoc
COMMUNITIES: Two Rivers
TOTAL MILES: 2.8 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: East Twin River, West Twin River, Lake Michigan,
CAMPING: Seagull Marina


(IAT) Point Beach Segment 

COUNTY: Manitowoc
COMMUNITIES: Twivers
TOTAL MILES: 10 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: Point Beach State Forest, Lake Michigan, Rawley Point Lighthouse,
CAMPING: Point Beach State Forest Campground, Rahr School Forest


(IAT) Mishicot Segment 

COUNTY: Manitowoc
COMMUNITIES: Michicot
TOTAL MILES: 4.5 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: East Twin River


(IAT) Tisch Mills Segment 

COUNTY: Manitowoc, Kewaunee
COMMUNITIES: Tisch Mills
TOTAL MILES: 2.6 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy
POINTS OF INTEREST: East Twin River
CAMPING: Dispersed Camp Area


(IAT) Kewaunee River Segment (Ahnapee State Bike Trail)

COUNTY: Kewaunee
COMMUNITIES: Ryans Corners, Clyde, Birchwood, Kewaunee
TOTAL MILES: 11.2 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy (Paved Crushed Limestone)
POINTS OF INTEREST: Ahnapee State Trail, Kewaunee River, C.D. Buzz Besadny Anadromous Fish Facility, Bruemmer County Park, CD Buzz Besandny State Fish and Wildlife Area
CAMPING: Cedar Valley Campground

(IAT) Forestville Segment (Ahnapee State Bike Trail)

COUNTY: Kewaunee, Door
COMMUNITIES: Bruemmerville, Kodan, Forestville, Maplewood,
TOTAL MILES: 9.1 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy (Paved Crushed Limestone)
POINTS OF INTEREST: Ahnapee State Trail, Ahnapee River, Blahnik County Park
CAMPING: Timber Trails Campground, Ahnapee River Trails Campground

(IAT) Sturgeon Bay Segment (Ahnapee State Bike Trail)

COUNTY: Door
COMMUNITIES: Maplewood, Sturgeon Bay
TOTAL MILES: 13.7 miles linear
DIFFICULTY: Very Easy (Paved Crushed Limestone)
POINTS OF INTEREST: Ahnapee State Trail, Potawatomi State Park, Eastern Terminus, Observation Tower, Sturgeon Bay, Sawyer Harbor
CAMPING: Potawatomi State Park
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