Day Hikes

Below you’ll find some of our favorite day hikes from all parts of the Ice Age Trail. Each hike includes a free download from our Ice Age Trail Guidebook and Google Maps driving directions to a key Ice Age Trail access point. Be sure to also check online Trail map to read any Trail conditions reports for the section you plan to hike.

Note: the Guidebook samples are large files. Please be patient while downloads takes place.

Region
Segment
Driving Directions to Trail Access
Book Sample
Northwest
Polk County
 Straight Lake Google Maps directions Straight Lake Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [1 MB]
Northwest
Barron and Rusk Counties
 Hemlock Creek Google Maps directions Hemlock Creek Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [1 MB]
Northwest
Rusk County
 Northern Blue Hills Google Maps directions Northern Blue Hills Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [4 MB]
Northwest
Chippewa County
 Chippewa Moraine Google Maps directions Chippewa Moraine Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [4 MB]
North Central
Taylor County
 East Lake Google Maps directions East Lake Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [3 MB]
North Central
Lincoln County
 Harrison Hills Google Maps directions Harrison Hills Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [6 MB]
North Central
Langlade County
 Old Railroad Google Maps directions Old Railroad Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [7 MB]
North Central
Marathon County
 Plover River Google Maps directions Plover River Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [1 MB]
Central
Portage and Waupaca Counties
 Hartman Creek Google Maps directions Hartman Creek Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [2 MB]
Central
Waushara County
 Mecan River Google Maps directions Mecan River Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [4 MB]
Central
Marquette County
 John Muir Park Google Maps directions John Muir Park Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [1 MB]
South Central
Northern Columbia County
 Portage Canal Google Maps directions Portage Canal Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [2 MB]
South Central
Sauk County
 Devil’s Lake Google Maps directions Devil’s Lake Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [5 MB]
South Central
Southern Columbia County
 Gibraltar Google Maps directions Gibraltar Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [2 MB]
South Central 
Dane County
 Table Bluff Google Maps directions Table Bluff Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [2 MB]
South Central
Green County
 Albany Google Maps directions Albany Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [3 MB]
South Central
Rock County
 Devil’s Staircase Google Maps directions Devil’s Staircase Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [1 MB]
Southeast
Walworth and Jefferson Counties
 Blue Spring Lake Google Maps directions Blue Spring Lake Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [2 MB]
Southeast
Waukesha County
 Scuppernong Google Maps directions Scuppernong Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [2 MB]
Southeast
Washington County
 Cedar Lakes Google Maps directions Cedar Lakes Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [2 MB]
East
Fond du Lac and Sheboygan Counties
 Parnell Google Maps directions Parnell Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [3 MB]
East
Manitowoc County
 Point Beach Google Maps directions Point Beach Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [2 MB]
East
Door County
 Sturgeon Bay Google Maps directions Sturgeon Bay Segment Guidebook sample [PDF] [3 MB]