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Lapham Peak

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Address: Kettle Moraine State Forest, Delafield, WI
Phone Number: +1 262-646-3025
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Wedding

Our son had a wedding ceremony at Lapham Peak. They live next door. Memorable time with family and friends

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Jim B
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our son had a wedding ceremony at Lapham Peak. They live next door. Memorable time with family and friends

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

So great to go up the tour and see the valley and all the beautiful lakes with the trees just turning.

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Big Bend
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Learn the history of Lapham tower and discover nature in the surrounding area. The visitors center is a must.

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Delafield, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

My wife and I have been retired for almost 6 years now. Lapham Peak is our "go-to" first place for a great walk in the park. There are a number of trails from moderate to hard. Great park for all types of exercising, biking, walking running. Also great for family picnics and various park events.

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Delafield
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I live quite close to this park and love walking there with my dog. It's a large park and so I am able to find areas that are not very crowded, even on a weekend.

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Cedar Rapids, IA
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

With out-of-state plates, for a day pass, we paid $11 to get into this park, and we felt it was WELL worth it. The park has lovely trails with a great map, interesting things to see like the observation tower (it doesn't LOOK that tall, but, boy, does it get windy about 3 flights up!), the homestead, the nature center...... More 

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North Prairie, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Love hiking here. Lots of options from long hike with lots of hills to handicap accessible paved trails. Beautiful. XC skiing is great too!

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Delafield, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of SE Wisconsin's best kept secrets is the ecologically diverse and active sporting playground of Lapham Peak State Park. Just south of Delafield and a minute off I-94, you can immerse yourself in activity and natural beauty 12 months of the year. Winter fun includes cross country skiing over miles of trails, many of which are lit for night... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We went with friends and enjoyed their company while doing a moderately difficult hike. We walked about three miles, ate a packed lunch, and returned up hill and were glad that we had not gone further. Loved the landscape.

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Manila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I and a group of friends went here one late afternoon and had a picnic. We stayed near the tower. Tables were available. There was a water fountain and a clean restroom (no running water but there was hand sanitizer and toilet paper). We went up the tower and enjoyed the view. We only took a short hike since it... More 

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