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Whitewater Lake Ride

A scenic 20 mile ride around Whitewater Lake in the Southern Kettle Moraine.
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 19.5 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  This out and back ride loops around Whitewater Lake and starts and ends in downtown Whitewater at a historic and scenic park. In... more »

Tips:  When biking anywhere, always wear a helmet and eye protection.

Be prepared for changing riding surfaces and vehicle, pesdestrian, and... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Cravath Lakefront Park

Cravath Lakefront Park lies on the Northwest shore of Cravath Lake in downtown Whitewater, WI. The beautiful park, features a fishing pier, walking path, gazeboo, historical buildings, multi-purpose building, restrooms, and parking.
With it's proximity to the conveniences located in downtown Whitewater, this is a great location to start your ride.

2. Trippe Lake Park

Trippe Lake Park lies on the northwest shore of Tripp Lake.Trippe Lake is held back from Cravath Lake by a dam. The undeveloped shores and wildlife help to give Trippe Lake a wilderness feel.
Along with the dam and small fishing pier, you can find parking and restrooms.

3. Natural Spring

Locals have been coming here regularly to capture the cool, clear water bubbling up from this hand dug well. You can join them by topping off your water bottle before heading out and around Whitewater Lake.

4. Whitewater Lake Recreation Area

The Whitewater Lake Recreation Area encompasses Rice Lake and the surrounding shores. Only a thin strip of land separates Rice Lake from Whitewater Lake.
The Whitewater Lake Recreation Area features a picnic area, boat launch, playground, restrooms, and water, as well as parking and camping.

5. Natureland County Park

The Natureland County Park lies on the southern most point of Whitewater Lake. It features parking and restrooms, but the viewpoint across the length of Whitewater Lake is best part of this park.

If you are coming from the south, you may want to park here instead of driving all the way to Whitewater.