Kickapoo Valley Reserve

Photo Courtesy of Joshua Mayer
View Website Favorite (4) 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. Here sandstone outcroppings tower over the Kickapoo River as you paddle its quiet waters. Native plants and animals abound in all seasons. Whether you'd like to join us for a scheduled interpretive hike, adventure into the back country on your own, or simply stop and admire the beauty, the Kickapoo Valley Reserve welcomes you! Permits are required for the various visitor uses at the Kickapoo Valley Reserve.
  • Features
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Groomed
    • Ski Skating
  • Ski Skating
    • Yes
  • Trails
    • Yes
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 10+
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Scenic Vistas

Nearby Places

Memorial Day Festivities 5/29/2017 Sparta - 22.66 miles away
Memorial Day Parade and Program 5/29/2017 Richland Center - 24.19 miles away
The Great Wine and Chocolate Trail 5/27/2017 - 5/28/2017 Muscoda - 30.01 miles away
The Great Wine and Chocolate Trail 5/27/2017 - 5/28/2017 Highland - 40.61 miles away
BobFest 5/28/2017 Spring Green - 42.75 miles away
Ho-Chunk Pow-Wow 5/27/2017 - 5/29/2017 Black River Falls - 45.29 miles away
The Great Wine and Chocolate Trail 5/27/2017 - 5/28/2017 Fennimore - 46.08 miles away
Tour the Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm, a National Historic Landmark 5/27/2017 - 10/21/2017 Baraboo - 48.23 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