Ice Age Trail: Monches

EASY 6 reviews

Ice Age Trail: Monches is a 3.6 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Hartland, Wisconsin that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
3.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
291 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

dog friendly

kid friendly

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

muddy

Follow the Ice Age Trail through a beautiful hardwood forest, along the clear Oconomowoc River and over a bubbling brook The Ice Age Trail travels through the hardwoods of the Carl Schurz forest, along the clear Oconomowoc River, and over a brook bubbling over tumbled boulders. This complete and detailed route covers the Monches segment of the Ice Age Trail and all it's access points, trailheads, parking, connecting trails, communities, parks, preserves, and facilities. This guide contains almost 10 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 thousand-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.

5 days ago

hiking
6 days ago

One of our favorite ice age trail segments. Bugs are no problem now, Sept. 18, and not much rain recently.

hiking
2 months ago

Nice trail which crosses a river. The trail was very buggy. Even with lots of bug spray, it was miserable. Will go back in the fall and try to walk further without bugs. There were no others on the trail and it was peaceful.

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

Beautiful.

7 months ago