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Annual Events

The Kickapoo Valley Reserve hosts annual events. Each can have fund raising components for education and event programming.


Kickapoo Reserve Dam Challenge Triathlon
This triathlon challenges participants to compete among the rugged hills of scenic southwestern Wisconsin's rural countryside and the Kickapoo Valley Reserve. Proceeds from this event benefit the Kickapoo Valley Reserve education program. The Dam Challenge Triathlon is a triathlon for 500 folks. Paddle 7 miles, bike 16 miles, and trail run 3 miles.


Winter Festival 

Winte Festival celebrates all things winter.  Bringing the community together, providing fun activities for all ages to enjoy, Winter Festival on the Kickapoo Valley Reserve is a favorite event.  Bundle up and join in the fun!  Everyone is welcome.


Creative Communities

Creative Communities Art Project is an art event that celebrates artists of all ages and stages.  Each year artists create wonderful pieces and share them with the public through an exhibit and online auction.  Everyone is welcome to participate.  Creative Communities begins annually each January and goes through March.  

People lined up by canoes

Earth Day Celebration 

Celebrate Earth Day (all week) at the KVR by participating in a weeklong stewardship event that includes, Annual Roadside Cleanup, Garlic Mustard Gathering, focused on removing the invasive species, garlic mustard from the landscape, and a Zero Waste Potluck Meal! 

 Click here for the 2024
Earth Day Celebration Schedule!

Reach out to us to VOLUNTEER!

National Trails Day, celebrated the first Saturday in June, is a day of stewardship and public trail recognition.  Volunteer activities, guided hikes and safety programs highlight the day.  A great day & way to give back to the trails.





The Kickapoo Reserve Management Board acknowledges that the state and federal lands that comprise the Reserve fall within the ancestral homelands of First Nations people including the Hooçak Nation. We recognize the sovereignty of the Hooçak and other First Nations and will work towards a shared future by continuing to create collaborative opportunities to protect and preserve these lands.

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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