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MSC Trailbuilding: Rib Lake Segment, Taylor County

September 26 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 12:00 pm

Ice Age Trail Alliance, Ice Age Trail, Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Rib Lake, Taylor County, MSC, trailbuilding

What We’re Doing

Add your muscle to the final sections of this four-mile effort to reconnect the Rib Lake Segment. We will host a GRAND opening, complete with a celebratory hike! Begin the Mammoth Hike Challenge on freshly-constructed Trail.

Project Area Map.

All Talents and Abilities Welcome!

There’s a role for volunteers of all ages and abilities. And no experience is necessary to participate in MSC events. Friendly Alliance staff and certified volunteer crew leaders provide hands-on training to get you started immediately.


To help us plan this event with your needs in mind, please register by Tuesday, September 19.



Your contribution of time and energy is welcome for any part of the event.

The event begins Tuesday, September 26, and concludes Sunday, October 1. Trail construction activities begin each day around 8:00 a.m. and typically wrap up by 4:30 p.m. On Sunday, work ends by noon.

Meals and Checking in at Base Camp/Volunteer check in information

Check-in will be at N8643 County Road C. We will meet for round-up and crew assignments at 8:00 am.

Base camp will be at Wood Lake County Park. Specific instructions about where to pitch a tent, park an RV/ popup camper, and park your vehicle is available when you arrive.

A light breakfast will be provided, along with dinner, for volunteers staying overnight.

What to Bring

• Please bring your own lunch for each day you are on site.
• Long-sleeve shirts and pants for trail work; mud boots if you have them, may come in handy.
• Plan for variable weather – bring warm layers and rain gear.
• Sturdy hiking or work boots (no tennis shoes) and leather work gloves.
• Day pack, water bottles, insect repellent, a hat and gaiters.


Please contact the Trail Team via email ([email protected]) or the IATA office (800-227-0046).

We hope to see you soon!

Happy Trails,

The Rib Lake Segment Project Team

Learn more about Alliance-sponsored MSC events: 2023 Season at a Glance


September 26 @ 8:00 am
October 1 @ 12:00 pm
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