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3rd Annual Snowshoeing at the Chippewa Moraine

  • Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Unit 13394 County Highway M New Auburn, WI, 54757 United States (map)

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We will Meet on Saturday, February 13th, 9:30 am at the Chippewa Moraine Ice Age Interpretive Center. At 10:30 we will be snowshoeing from Knickerbocker Lake to Horseshoe Lake. We will drop off vehicles so we don't have to snowshoe all the way back. After we get done snowshoeing, lunch will be back at the interpretive center by the fire pits.

Please bring a dish to share for our pot luck style lunch. You might also want to bring a quick snack to have on our snowshoeing trip. 

No cancellations. This event will be a go no matter the weather. The great thing about snowshoeing is how nice and toasty you stay. 

The Ice Age Center is a very nice facility to visit. You can borrow snowshoes from the center and I'm sure they would appreciate a donation for them.

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Things to do in the interpretive center, hold a snake, pet a turtle, dig for fossils, borrow snowshoes, watch a nature video, do a scavenger hunt, feed the fish a bug, discover how ice formed the Chippewa Moraine, try the voyageurs' paddle race or play voyageurs' tug-of-war

The Chippewa Moraine segment of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve includes 23 miles of well-marked trails. The trails are for foot travel only, and motorized vehicles, horses, or mountain bikes are not allowed in the Chippewa Moraine.

The most popular trails at Chippewa Moraine are the three, self-guided trails that begin at the interpretive center. Hike or snowshoe the trails to see glacial kettle lakes, hummocks, ice-walled lake plains and wildlife.

Mammoth Nature trail (0.75-mile loop) Dry Lake trail (1.8-mile loop) Circle trail (4.5-mile loop)

And of course the Ice Age Trail runs 30 feet from the parking lot.

 Lunch by the fire pits 2014

Lunch by the fire pits 2014