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Lapham Peak

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Address: Kettle Moraine State Forest, Delafield, WI
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+1 262-646-3025

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Great hike

We hiked for a couple hours. Beautiful park and Forest. We scaled the historical weather tower. It's amazing how far you can in all directions. Highly recommend.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greenfield, Wisconsin
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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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83 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We hiked for a couple hours. Beautiful park and Forest. We scaled the historical weather tower. It's amazing how far you can in all directions. Highly recommend.

Thank Diane1960_13
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

State Park located just south of Delafield. Great for cycling or hiking in the summer. World class cross country ski trails in the winter. Newly remodeled residence now a visitors area worth a visit. Also a cork tree on the property. Make it a part of your visit to try to find it.

Thank Tim L
Cedar Grove, Wisconsin, United States
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95 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another section of my goal to hike the entire Ice Age Trail, spring is a nice time to hike through the woods.

Thank Ed A
Greendale, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lapham Peak State Forest just outside of Delafield, WI is a beautiful spot in the Kettle Moraine. The park is small enough to be family friendly and the hike doable for all ages and abilities. It also offers picnic sites and some facilites.

Thank Marilyn L
Delafield, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lapham Peak Park is a great place to walk and hike. The trails have beautiful scenery and various terrains to select from. The tower provides stunning views! The restrooms are clean. I've not attended many of their big events, as the park gets incredibly crowded and that's not my preference. But if you're looking for a nice, beautiful, quiet place... More 

Thank AMKaja85
Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017

My friend and I hiked Lapham Peak. I was impressed with the quantity of trails and nice vistas especially from the observatory tower. We had a nice warm sunny day in February - very rare and much appreciated!

1 Thank salbert884
Hartland, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was just at the park in early January. It was crazy icy but the woods were still so beautiful. I can't wait to go back once it warms up a little more.

1 Thank Michelle K
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This state forest is one of the best places to visit in southeastern Wisconsin if you're looking for hills, trails, and prairie. It has a great diversity of landscapes, from large hills (hence the name) to wetlands/swamp, to small ponds, to rolling prairies. If you enjoy running, walking, hiking, mountain biking, or skiing, Lapham Peak offers four season recreation. The... More 

1 Thank Tim S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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290 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Lapham Peak, the highest point in Waukesha County, not only offers great views from the walk up observation platform, but has hiking trails, which provide a nice Summer activity, or to enjoy Fall colors, as well as Winter snow shoeing or Cross-country skiing. There is a pond that freezes in the Winter, with skate rental nearby. In the Summer, the... More 

Thank Richard K
Delafield, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great trails for running, walking and hiking. We love going there. YOu can even catch some music at times during the summer. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy.

Thank Markynature

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