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); 6 – 7:30 pm

June Meeting

June 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
South Pavilion, Riverside Park, 2010 Parkside Drive, Janesville
https://binged.it/2QjO2kp

Bring a chair as we will be circling up to maintain safe distancing.

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

Trail Improvement Days 2020

Check IATA Website or Chapter Facebook page for location maps

Contact the Chapter Coordinator for Trail Maintenance ideas and needs.

  • Saturday, June 20
    • 9 am – Noon
    • JSOL
    • JoLyn Beeman Sign Repair
    • Touch-up blazes
  • Monday – Friday, July 6 – 10 – CANCELLED

    • Janesville Summer Saunters
    • Friday, July 10 Noon potluck lunch for students and parents
  • Monday – Wednesday, July 13 – 15 – CANCELLED

    • Janesville Summer Saunters Elite
  • Saturday, July 18
    • 9 am – Noon
    • Devils Staircase
  • Saturday, August 15
    • 9 am – Noon
    • Storrs Lake Wildlife Area (Bowers Lake Road)
    • Brush Clearing
  • Saturday, September 19
    • 9 am – Noon
    • Blackhawk Golf Course
    • Brush Clearing
  • October
    • Croak Brewery
    • Dates and Times TBD
  • Saturday, October 17
    • 9 am – Noon
    • Sportsman’s Park
    • Tool Maintenance and Inventory

 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, Event Calendar and Meetup

  • Candlelight Hikes
    • Friday, February 7, 2020
      • 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, February 8, 2020
      • 6 pm to 8 pm
      • Where: Storrs Lake, Milton
      • Sponsor: Rock County Chapter – Ice Age Trail Alliance
    • Saturday, February 22, 2020
      • 6 pm to 8 pm
      • Where: Vincent Street & East Manogue Road, Milton
      • Sponsor: Friends of Rock County Parks
    • Saturday, February 1, 2020
      • 6 pm to 8 pm
      • Where: Rockport Park, 2801 Rockport Road, Janesville
      • Sponsors: Friends of Rockport Parks and Janesville Parks & Recreation
  • Saturday, June 6, 2020 – CANCELLED
    • 10 am to Noon
    • National Trails Day 2020
    • Where: Arbor Ridge Trail; North Pavilion Riverside Park to Cabin in Janesville School Outdoor Lab and Return
  • Saturday, August 15th 2020 – CANCELLED
    • Urban Hike
    • Where: Chicago
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021
    • Candlelight Hike
    • Where: Storrs Lake

Walk Across Rock County Hiking Award Program

Our 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]

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