2.7 miles, 1-3 hours
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 guide 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.
There is no on-trail water.
Parking is available at either trailhead.
There is no on-trail camping.