Ice Age Trail Cedar Lakes Segment

EASY 27 reviews

Ice Age Trail Cedar Lakes Segment is a 3.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Slinger, Wisconsin that features a lake 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 but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
232 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

backpacking

birding

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Follow the Ice Age Trail travels through Wisconsin's second largest cluster of kames, some standing 100ft above the trail. This is a very popular trail and for good reason. The environment between the kames is majestic. The addition of a separate loop trail provides day hikers an alternate route back to their car. 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.

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1 month ago

aka Polk Kames trail. Nice views, some of which are only seen off-trail. "Lake" is more of a series stagnant marshes, which certainly contributes to the bugs. (Much worse at dusk/dark.) Terrain is easier than Pike Lake and benches are well-placed. Old fence lines abound.

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3 months ago

Nice trail for a short hike. Relatively flat, alternating between open farmland and shady forest. Easy to find the trailhead. Also, several benches at intervals along the trail which made for great spots to take a quick break!

hiking
4 months ago

Easy trail. Nothing to it. A few places of elevation but after awhile you don’t even notice. I hiked the entire loop trail in about an hour and a half or less. Appropriate for jogging.

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11 months ago

Beautiful dirt trail. Cool part passes through a corn field.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Hiked in fall & was way less buggy! Only made it 20 minutes this time without being attacked by every bug imaginable ): Saw baby frogs so that was the highlight.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

We a great time hiking between the kames with our dogs. The song birds and frogs singing made it very peaceful.

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Great winter hike.

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Friday, September 04, 2015

Nice scenic trail with some moderate elevation change. Definitely lots of bugs in the warmer months so take some precautions in that aspect.

recorded Grant and Lexi

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Wednesday, June 01, 2016

recorded Ice Age Trail

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Friday, January 25, 2013