The City of Delafield is home to several remarkable trails, in addition to the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. We encourage you to enjoy these trails, as well, during your stay in Delafield.
Cushing Park Road Recreational Trail – 3 Miles
Cushing Park Road Recreational Trail is Delafield’s newest bike trail, nicknamed “The Connector.” This paved trail follows Cushing Park Road in Delafield south and provides an off-road connection between the Lake Country Recreation Trail and the Glacial Drumlin State Trail.
This trail also provides entry into the Lapham Peak unit trails of the Kettle Moraine State Park as well as the Ice Age Trail. It joins the Glacial Drumlin State Trail at Hwy-18.
Parking and restrooms are available at Cushing Memorial Park which is 0.1 miles north of Main Street or at Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine Forest.
Glacial Drumlin State Trail – 3.4 Miles /
The Glacial Drumlin State Trail is one of Wisconsin’s most famous trails covering 52 miles of glacial landscapes. The paved Delafield segment of the trail is 3.4 miles begins at Hwy-18 & Hwy-83 and ends at Waterville Rd. in Dousman. This trail has relatively few changes in elevation and is suitable for beginner cyclists.
Parking available at Hwy-18 and Hwy-83 in Delafield or on Kettle Moraine Scenic Dr., Hwy 18 in Dousman.
A State Trail Pass is required for biking on the Glacial Drumlin State Trail but is not required for walking or hiking. Trail passes can be purchased online, at Lapham Peak State Park, or at self-registration stations.
Lake Country Recreation Trail – 15 Miles
Trail runs from the western edge of Waukesha to Oconomowoc in Wisconsin’s Lake Country area. Most of the trail was built on a former Milwaukee-Watertown Interurban Railway right-of-way with views of farmland and rolling hills. Occasionally, you can catch glimpses of Pewaukee Lake and Upper Nebabin Lake from the tops of some of the taller hills.
There are a few on-road stretches along the way, including in the quaint downtown area of Delafield. The popular Naga-Waukee Park and Naga-Waukee War Memorial Golf Course are located along the trail just to the east of the town. Visit the park to enjoy swimming, boating and fishing in Nagawicka Lake.
Parking and restrooms can be found at the Delafield Fish Hatchery on Main St., a trailhead on Delafield Rd. at the western edge of Upper Nebabin Lake or to the east at Naga-Waukee Park from Hwy-83.
Veteran’s Memorial Riverwalk – 0.7 Miles
This scenic walkway located 0.1 miles north of the Ice Age Trail and Lake Country Recreational trails and runs alongside the Bark River, marked with 10 memorial sites honoring veterans from major U.S. conflicts. The walk begins on the eastern end as it passes through wooded areas alongside the Bark River and crosses a bridge leading to the Delafield Fish Hatchery. As you reach the western end of the Veterans Memorial Riverwalk, it follows elevated boardwalks through cattails and marshland before ending at Cushing Memorial Park in Delafield where an elaborate wooden playground and restrooms can be found.