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Address: Kettle Moraine State Forest, Delafield, WI
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The view is grand from Lapham Peak

Lapham Peak State Forest just outside of Delafield, WI is a beautiful spot in the Kettle Moraine. The park is small enough to be family friendly and the hike doable for all ages... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marilyn L
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Greendale, Wisconsin
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Greendale, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lapham Peak State Forest just outside of Delafield, WI is a beautiful spot in the Kettle Moraine. The park is small enough to be family friendly and the hike doable for all ages and abilities. It also offers picnic sites and some facilites.

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Delafield, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lapham Peak Park is a great place to walk and hike. The trails have beautiful scenery and various terrains to select from. The tower provides stunning views! The restrooms are clean. I've not attended many of their big events, as the park gets incredibly crowded and that's not my preference. But if you're looking for a nice, beautiful, quiet place... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

My friend and I hiked Lapham Peak. I was impressed with the quantity of trails and nice vistas especially from the observatory tower. We had a nice warm sunny day in February - very rare and much appreciated!

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1 Thank salbert884
Hartland, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was just at the park in early January. It was crazy icy but the woods were still so beautiful. I can't wait to go back once it warms up a little more.

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1 Thank Michelle K
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

This state forest is one of the best places to visit in southeastern Wisconsin if you're looking for hills, trails, and prairie. It has a great diversity of landscapes, from large hills (hence the name) to wetlands/swamp, to small ponds, to rolling prairies. If you enjoy running, walking, hiking, mountain biking, or skiing, Lapham Peak offers four season recreation. The... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Lapham Peak, the highest point in Waukesha County, not only offers great views from the walk up observation platform, but has hiking trails, which provide a nice Summer activity, or to enjoy Fall colors, as well as Winter snow shoeing or Cross-country skiing. There is a pond that freezes in the Winter, with skate rental nearby. In the Summer, the... More 

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Thank Richard K
Delafield, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great trails for running, walking and hiking. We love going there. YOu can even catch some music at times during the summer. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy.

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Thank Markynature
Delafield, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We walk here often. One of Wisconsin's treasures. Beautiful trails, trees and kettle Moraine undulating landscape

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Thank Penny150
Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great hike to get your blood pumping. It's a beautiful walk to the woods, then you go up all these flights of stairs to the lookout tower. Try to go on a clear day so you can really see everything around.

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Thank Jodi S
Watertown, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is my favorite state park in the area. (It has nothing, of course, on the state parks of many western states, but it's about as nice as you'll find around here.) It's a beautiful and quiet place to photograph, picnic, pray, run, ski, talk, think, or wander. There are more miles of trail--a good blend of hiking, skiing, paved,... More 

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