Kickapoo Valley Reserve

View Website Favorite (9) S3661 State Road 131 - La Farge, WI 54639
Information: 608-625-2960

Open year-round during daylight hours, with overnight primitive camping.

The Reserve is an 8,569-acre tract located between the village of La Farge and Ontario. Sandstone outcroppings tower over the Kickapoo River as you paddle its quiet waters. Native plants and animals abound in all seasons. Join us for a scheduled interpretive hike, adventure into the backcountry on your own, or simply stop and admire the beauty. Permits are required for various visitor uses.

  • Features
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
    • Camping
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
    • Scenic Vistas
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Groomed
  • Ski Skating
    • Yes
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Trails
    • Yes
  • Difficulty
    • Easy
    • Medium
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 10+

Nearby Places

Viroqua Area Pride 9/25/2021 Viroqua - 16.65 miles away
Driftless Music Festival 9/11/2021 Viroqua - 16.81 miles away
Elroy Party in the Park 7/24/2021 Elroy - 16.86 miles away
Apple Dumpling Day Festival / Races 9/11/2021 Elroy - 17 miles away
Norskedalen's Twilight Tour 9/12/2021 Coon Valley - 20.46 miles away
Full Moon Bike Rides 5/26/2021 Sparta - 21.49 miles away
Crazy Daze in Tomah 8/07/2021 Tomah - 21.94 miles away
Lazy Beaver Canoe Race 9/11/2021 La Valle - 24.03 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • There are significant areas of prairie restoration and tree planting on the 8,569 acre property
  • Visitor Center is heated & cooled with geothermal power
  • Ecucational exhibits focus on the rich history, unique geology, flora and fauna of the Kickapoo Valley
  • Low-flow bathroom fixtures and compact flourescent bulbs are in place
  • Organic, local, and fair trade food products are used