Rock County Chapter

Rock County Volunteer Safety Handbook [PDF]

Rock County Chapter hosts workdays and special events throughout the year. In addition to our work on the Ice Age Trail, our chapter members work in collaboration with the Rock Trail Coalition in developing the Ice Age Trail and other trails in the county.

Get Involved

Check the event calendar for our workday schedule and other events.

We hold our monthly chapter meetings on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Work Days are the third Saturday of the month. Locations and times can be found on the event calendar.

Monthly Meetings

4th Tuesday of each month (November Meeting Executive Planning Meeting / No Meeting in December); 5:30 – 7:00 pm

March Meeting

March 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Virtual Meeting
Zoom Meeting Link

February – April; October and November; Emailed to List and Posted on Event Calendar
May – September: Riverside Park South Pavilion; Janesville

Trail Improvement Days 2021

Check the IATA Website or Chapter Facebook page for location maps

Contact the Chapter Coordinator for Trail Maintenance ideas and needs.

    • March 20, Saturday, 9 am-Noon
      • Blackhawk Golf Course
      • Brush Clearing
    • April 17, Saturday, 9 am-Noon
      • Devils Staircase Trail from the Parking lot to the river
      • Erosion control
    • May 15, Saturday, 9 am-Noon
      • Croak Brewery
      • Brush clearing and general trail maintenance
    • June 19, Saturday, 9 am-Noon
      • Janesville School Outdoor Lab
      • General trail maintenance
      • Check blazes
    • July 17, Saturday, 9 am-Noon
      • Southern Trail Maintenance
      • Palmer Drive to South Main Street
    • August 21, Saturday, 9 am-Noon
      • Storrs Lake
      • Brush Clearing
      • Check Blazes
    • September 18, Saturday, 9 am-Noon
      • Clover Valley
      • Brush Clearing
      • Blazes
    • October 16, Saturday, 9 am-Noon
      • Walt Lindemann Sportsman’s Park
      • Tool Inventory and cleaning

 It is guaranteed that there will be additional opportunities:

  • Scout Projects
  • Rock County Parks and Janesville Parks collaborations
  • Janesville and Milton Trail Community Projects
  • Student Leader Groups

Scheduled Hikes

Details on Facebook and IATA Event Calendar


  • Candlelight Hikes
    • Friday, January 15, 2021
      • 6 pm to 8 pm
      • Where: Janesville School Outdoor Lab 3570 County Road A, Janesville
      • Sponsors: Janesville School District, Janesville Parks & Recreation, and Rock County Chapter – Ice Age Trail Alliance
    • Saturday, January 30, 2021
      • 6 pm to 8 pm
      • Where: Storrs Lake, Milton
      • Sponsor: Rock County Chapter – Ice Age Trail Alliance
    • Saturday, February 6, 2021
      • 6 pm to 8 pm
      • Where: Rockport Park, 2801 Rockport Road, Janesville
      • Sponsor: Friends of Rockport Parks and Janesville Parks & Recreation
    • Saturday, February 13, 2021
      • 6 pm to 8 pm
      • Where: Gibbs Lake
      • Sponsors: Friends of Rock County Parks
  • Walk Across Rock County (WARC)
  • National Trails Day
    • Saturday, June 5th
    • Riverside Park to Cabin in the Janesville School Outdoor Lab
  • Chicago Urban Hike
  • Saturday, January 15, 2022
    • Candlelight Hike
    • Where: Storrs Lake

Walk Across Rock County Hiking Award Program

Walk Across Rock County [PDF] awards hikers who have walked all the Ice Age Trail segments in our chapter’s territory.

Contact Us

For more information on chapter activities and/or hiking the Ice Age Trail in this region, contact our volunteer chapter coordinator:

Dennis James
4434 Red Tail Lane
Janesville, WI 53546

[email protected]

Chapter Facebook Page

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