Rock County Chapter

Rock County 2018 Calendar  [PDF]

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.

Monthly Meetings

4th Tuesday of each month (no meeting in December); 6 – 7:30 PM
February – April; October and November; Emailed to List, Posted on Event Calendar, and Meetup
May – September: Riverside Park North Pavilion; Janesville

Trail Improvements

Trail Improvement Days
9 – Noon on Third Saturday of each month
March – October
Check IATA Website or Chapter Facebook page for locations

Jeffris Park
8 – Noon on Saturday March 3 or 10
UM Duluth – Students Today Leaders Forever – 40 / 45 Students

Jeffris Park
10 AM – 1 PM (1:30 cookout) on Friday, April 20th
UW Whitewater Students from Make a Difference Day (MADD)

Guaranteed that there will be additional opportunities:

  • Scout Projects
  • Rock County Parks and Janesville Parks collaborations
  • Janesville Trail Community Projects

Scheduled Hikes to Date

Details on Website and Facebook

  • Candlelight Hike – January 27, 2018 (6 – 9 PM)
  • Riverside Park to JSOL (Round-trip)- May 5
  • National Trails Day; Riverside Park Family Event; June 2
  • Chicago Day Hike – June 9
  • Lake Geneva – July 14
  • Summer Saunters – July 16 to 20
  • Advanced Saunters – July 23 to 25
  • Lake Geneva – July 28th
  • Lake Geneva – August 11th
  • Lake Geneva – August 25
  • Palmer Park Family Event; September 22
  • Black Friday Hike TBD – November 23
  • Candlelight Hike – January 19, 2019

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.

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.

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

Chapter Facebook Page

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