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Prairie Trail Loop is a 1.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Ontario, Wisconsin that offers scenic views 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.

Length 1.7 mi Elevation gain 157 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

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Jerry C.
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Hiking

There are numerous other trails in this area that are not listed in All Trails, maybe because they are horse trails. They are not bad to hike also although some sections have been beat up pretty well by the horses. I tried red, orange, and blue and enjoyed all of them more than this prarie loop.

Doug Neidholdt
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Hiking

Has one nice overlook, otherwise a walk in the campground, disappointed

Jason Michael
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Hiking

Fun easy trails, barely run into anyone. Old settlers trail is dog friendly while the hemlock trail is not. Just a heads up!

David Jarvis
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Peaceful, but limited views as so grown up. But very peaceful.

Aaron Simpson
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Hiking

lots of elevation and some great vistas of Kickapoo valley and river. Pishga peak was a short but hard hike but well worth the view from the top.

Delwin Jacobus
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Hiking

"One who goes there, then here"

Biggie H.
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Hiking

Gorgeous day, nice hike. Old Settlers Trail path is somewhat narrow & lacked heavy traffic... Which was perfect for us! Nice trail length but hills a little too steep for the wife. Trail was a little short but perfect hills for me. Perfect for our 10 yr old daughter.

Matt Kramer
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Camping

Beautiful - reasonably close to Chicago, for long weekend away from the urban life. I camped myself one weekend to experience the rolling hills and the rural, semi remote area. On another I canoed the Kickapoo with friends - we stayed a bed and breakfast cabin located in a semi remote area of a farm.

Paul Leverich
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Snowshoeing

Ice cave is a winter must. While it is a short trail it has some nice views.

Doug Neidholdt
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Armando Hedrick
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Pat C.
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Travis Parker
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Jake Sheire
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