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 guide 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.
The Ice Age Trail:Scuppernong segment is well signed throughout with 3.5" rounded triangle "woolly mammoth" signs and yellow blazes.
There are multiple plumbed water sources at POI 1.
There are multiple camping options near either end of this segment.
Backtracking or shuttling can be avoided via an out and back route. Many on-trail parking option allow you to create hikes of many different lengths.
A short spur trail leads to Brady's Rocks Nature Trail.
Brady's Rocks Nature trail features an exposed portion of the Niagara escarpment. The trail gets it's name from Michael and Kathleen Brady who homesteaded here. A large variety of ferns have made Brady's Rocks their home.