Kettle Moraine State Forest - Lapham Peak

View from tower.

View from tower.

Lapham Peak Tower

Lapham Peak Tower

Climb a 45-foot observation tower atop the highest point in Waukesha County. The park's glaciated topography provides excellent hiking, backpacking, skijoring on non-designated cross-country ski trails and cross-country skiing on lighted trails. Call ahead for rentals for x-country skiing. 20+ miles of trails. Has adaptive equipment available for people with mobility impairment including sit skis for cross country skiing. Pets are welcome in Wisconsin State Parks but must be on a leash and under control at all times. Certain areas may be off limits to pets. Visit our website for more details.

Hours of Operation



S of Delafield, CTH C


  • Pets Welcome/Inquire

Natural Attractions Type

  • Parks, Forests, Trails

Adaptive Equipment Available

  • Yes

Campground Type

  • Backpack


  • Yes

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Tracked
  • Flat
  • Hilly
  • Open
  • Wooded


  • Yes

Trail Length (miles)

  • 20+


  • Yes

Publicly Owned

  • Yes