Hike & Kayak at Pike Lake

July 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Hike & Kayak at Pike Lake

Explore Pike Lake on land and water! Discover the geology and flora of the Kettle Moraine as you hike up Powder Hill, the second highest point in southeastern Wisconsin, for a beautiful panoramic view. Then, splash into a kayak and navigate the shoreline as you look for fish and turtles in the underwater world below. No experience? No problem! We’ll have you paddling like a pro in no time! We’ll provide kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. Don’t forget your sunscreen, hat, water, and enthusiasm. We will use single person kayaks. State Park pass is required and not included in the fee.

Meet at Kettle Moraine State Forest Pike Lake Unit (address below).

Ages 10+ | Children must be accompanied by an adult

Members*: $55 | Non-members: $65

Pre-registration required by July 18 at 11:55 pm.

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July 20 @ 1:00 pm 5:00 pm

3585 Kettle Moraine Scenic Dr
Slinger, Wisconsin 53086 United States
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Beginners Backpacking Trip

April 13-14 @ 12pm (4/13) – 5pm (4/14)

Beginners Backpacking Trip

Are you interested in backpacking but not sure where to begin? Spend two days and one night along the Ice Age Trail in the Kettle Moraine State Forest – Northern Unit learning essential backpacking skills in a safe and supportive atmosphere with a small group of like-minded folks. Guided by Adventure Education Manager, Bailey Veal, this trip offers a perfect introduction to the joys of backpacking. Embrace the challenge, camp under starlit skies, make new friends, and create lasting memories! No previous backpacking experience necessary – just a sense of adventure!

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REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 20th

Ages 21+

Members: $170 | Non Members: $190

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On this trip, you will learn:

– Overnight trip planning
– Packing an overnight pack
– Gear options and recommendations
– Safety considerations
– Water filtration techniques
– Backcountry meal preparation & storage
– Leave No Trace Principles and wilderness travel ethics
– Foot care and hygiene on the trail – And more!

What to Expect:

– Mandatory pre-trip planning meeting on Thursday, March 21 from 5-7 PM
– Hiking a total of 8-12 miles over two days
– Hiking over varied terrain
– Carrying ~30 lbs
– An empowering and hands-on learning experience with like-minded individuals

We bring:

– Backcountry camping permits
– All backcountry meals
– Group camping and cooking gear (tents, tarps, cooking equipment, water filters, etc)
– Detailed packing list

You Bring:

– Snacks
– Personal Gear: 50L+ Backpack and sleeping system (20°F sleeping bag and pad) *Riveredge has a limited supply of backpacks, sleeping bags, and sleeping pads available. Please let us know if you would like to rent one of these items. Backpacks and sleeping systems may also be rented for the weekend from Horizon Outfitters in Hartford, WI. Please inquire for more information!
– Personal utensils, bowl, and mug
– Personal clothing and items
– Vehicle Sticker/State Parks Admission

Members:

If you need to check your membership status , please reach out to our Membership Manager, Renee Buchholz at [email protected] or call the Riveredge office at 262-375-2715.

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April 13 @ 12:00 pm April 14 @ 5:00 pm

OWBC: Birding at Lac Lawrann

September 4 @ 6:30 am – 11:00 am

Ozaukee Washington Bird Coalition Birding Field Trip at Lac Lawrann Conservancy

Lac Lawrann Conservancy is a 145 acre nature preserve contiguous with the 25 acre Royal Oaks Park. The overall property has 4.5 miles of trails crisscrossing 125 acres of upland and lowland hardwood forest, a Red Pine plantation in process of conversion into a seven acre oak-savannah habitat, the seven acre Rainbow Lake, two large ponds approximating 12 acres, eight acres of wetlands, and 10 – 12 cares of restored native grassland prairie. The overall topography typifies a Kettle Moraine landscape replete with glacial features and kettle ponds. The multi-varied habitats make for a dramatic landscape and good birds! Join us on Labor Day as we scour the Lac Lawrann property in search of both resident and migratory birds. The Lac Lawrann Conservancy is located in West Bend one mile north of State Hwy 33 on Schmidt Road.

Ages 12+ | Free

Please email trip leader Carl Schwartz at [email protected] to register.

Pre-registration required by September 1 at 12:00 pm (noon)


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September 4, 2023 @ 6:30 am 11:00 am

3585 Kettle Moraine Scenic Dr
Slinger, Wisconsin 53086 United States
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Canoe & Cookout in the Kettle Moraine

August 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Canoe & Cookout in the Kettle Moraine

Enjoy canoeing across Mauthe Lake and down the Eastern Branch of the Milwaukee River in the Kettle Moraine State Forest followed by a delicious camp dinner and dessert. Food, canoes, life jackets, paddles, and canoeing instruction will be provided. No canoeing experience necessary! There are seven canoes available. One canoe can hold a maximum of three participants. All gear is provided. Day pass is required and not included in the fee.

Meet at Mauthe Lake Recreation Area in Campbellsport (address below).

Ages 8+ | All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Member Adult (18+): $40 | Non-member Adult (18+): $50

Member Child (8-17): $15 | Non-member Child (8-17): $20

Pre-registration required by August 17 at 12:00 pm (noon)

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    Non-member Adult (18+): $50
    Member Child (8-17): $15
    Non-member Child (8-17): $20

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August 18, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 8:00 pm

3585 Kettle Moraine Scenic Dr
Slinger, Wisconsin 53086 United States
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OWBC: Birding in the Kettle Moraine Field Trip

June 2 @ 6:00 am – 1:00 pm

Ozaukee Washington Bird Coalition Birding in the Kettle Moraine Field Trip

Veteran expert birder Jeff Baughman is intimately acquainted with all the rarities and specialty birds of the Northern Kettle Moraine. He also knows the Northern Kettle Moraine “like the back of his hand!” We will explore a number of Kettle Moraine hotspots like Mauthe Lake, Jersey Flats, Haushalter Lane, Spruce Lake Bog, as well as many other famous landmarks. We will be in search of multiple warbler species, flycatchers, raptors, sparrows, and waterbirds. Signature resident species will be especially targeted. Totals of 85 to 95 species have been observed in the past on this outing. Starting place is the Jersey Flats Prairie Restoration Project parking lot at 6 AM. Bring a lunch, snacks, and plenty of water. Carpooling will be encouraged.

Meet at Jersey Flats Prairie Restoration Project parking lot: 639 County Rd SS, Campbellsport, WI 53010

Ages 18+ | Free

Pre-registration required by June 1 at 12:00 pm (noon)

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June 2, 2023 @ 6:00 am 1:00 pm

3585 Kettle Moraine Scenic Dr
Slinger, Wisconsin 53086 United States
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