Ice Age Trail: Eagle

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Ice Age Trail: Eagle is a 8.3 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Eagle, Wisconsin that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 8.3 miles Elevation Gain: 321 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dog friendly

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backpacking

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bird watching

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Follow the Ice Age Trail over expansive spring fed prairies and past exposed Niagara Escarpment from STH-67 to STH-59. The Eagle segment of the Ice Age trail is in the southern unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest and features and expansive prairie, a scenic vista, and an exposed portion of the NIagara Escarpment-usually hidden underground. Wildlife, flora, and fauna all abound as the generally flat trail crosses the prairie. This complete and detailed route covers the Eagle segment of the Ice Age Trail and all it's access points, trailheads, parking, connecting trails, communities, parks, preserves, and facilities. This guide contains 16 points of interest for the trail, viewable via your browser at home, or on the fly trailside via your mobile phone. The Ice Age Trail is a 1,000 mile footpath highlighting the remnants left behind by glaciers during the last ice age over 12,000 years ago. Designated as a National Scenic Trail, the Ice Age trail follows the terminal moraine of the last glaciation throughout Wisconsin providing some of the world's best examples of glacial formations such as kettles, moraines, and drumlins.

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2 months ago

Lots of hunters out - the gunshots were a little alarming. Conditions were chilly and there was some unavoidable mud and water on the trail. The map appears to be way off for a good portion of the trail. Fortunately the trail is well marked. The wooded areas are especially beautiful.

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muddy
2 months ago

Pretty nice, minus all of the gunshots in the distance from the gun range... Accidentally found the Bradys rock area which was totally beautiful and full of moss. A nice overlook, some nice forest trails.

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muddy
3 months ago

Easy trail to hike pretty wet today after all the rain we've had. Not much color change in the leaves yet.

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4 months ago

Beautiful trail. Easy, but fun.

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muddy
7 months ago

Did just part of this trail from the parking area to Body Rocks and back. Best part is the open meadow area between the wooded sections. The view from the trail is better than the marked lookout so, although it's a very short side trail, don't bother.. We also followed the offshoot that was supposed to go to the natural spring(s) but it was so overgrown we just turned back. Wide variety of wild flowers the whole way.

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Sat May 13 2017

Easy trail for sure but make sure you check for ticks when you are done. I give it four stars but next time you go it needs to have been a cold winter before.

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