Celebrate Spring with a Hike!

Ice Age Trail Alliance, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Spring Hikes, Chapter-led hikes

Bring your tribe hiking on the Ice Age National Scenic Trail.                                                         Photos by: Luke Kloberdanz, James Mills, Cameron Gillie

As the snow melts, trees bud out, and wildflowers begin adding a glimmer of color to the Trail, chapter-led hikes begin populating the Ice Age Trail Alliance calendar in earnest.

Ice Age Trail Alliance, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Full Moon Hikes, Spring Hiking Series

The height of summer along the Verona Segment. Photo by Rachel Roberts.

Under the Light of the Moon

As the weather warms and the days grow longer, evening hikes become a lovely way to wind down and extend the sweetness of outdoor play time.

Sunday, April 29: It’s always a thrill to watch the sunset shimmer on Indian Lake, so join the Dane County Chapter for their Night Hike. The Lodi Valley Chapter is offering a short stroll under a spring moon with their Full Moon Hike.

Ice Age Trail, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Spring Hikes

Spring flowers along the Gibraltar Rock Segment. Photo by Nazan Gillie.

Earth Day Celebrations!

Saturday, April 21:

Give Mother Earth a little extra love and participate in a Trail Cleanup Day hosted by the Chippewa Moraine Chapter.

A John Muir Birthday Party and Earth Day Clean-up is a joint event with the Marquette County Chapter of the Ice Age Trail and the WI Friends of John Muir.

Sunday, April 22:

Hunt down early spring flowers during the Walworth/Jefferson County Chapter’s Earth Day Hike.

The Washington/Ozaukee County Chapter is offering a 6.2-mile Earth Day Hike along the popular Holy Hill Segment.