VISITOR CENTER HOURS: 8am to 4:30pm Monday - Saturday Closed Sundays & Holidays
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Purchase 2019 KVR Annual Pass:
Friends of the Kickapoo Valley Reserve Membership
*State Park Passes do not apply on the KVR
Equestrian & Mountain Bike Trails:
Natural surface trails are CLOSED for the season., including Old 131 & Star Valley Trail. Trails open May 1, 2019, weather permitting.
Hiking trails are OPEN. Use only un-groomed edge of groomed ski trail.
Ice is marginal and growing. Routes to, from, in and around ice formations are steep, slippery and strenuous backcountry hiking. Ice cleats recommended. Click here for more information and maps.
Cross Country Skiing:
Ski trails are CLOSED.
Fat Tire Bike Trails:
CLOSED. FTB rules click here
The KVR is OPEN to public hunting; WI-DNR licenses are required. Permanent tree stands or trail cameras are not allowed; respect private property boundaries. Please do not litter and do retrieve all shell casings. Follow Leave No Trace ethics.
The Kickapoo river has been reported passable by a few hearty winter paddlers. Reminder, the river rarely freezes over enough to cross on foot; the current and fluctuating water levels make it very unstable. View Kickapoo River water levels for La Farge and Ontario. Camping:
Camping is OPEN. Winter camping is allowed. Campsites, parking areas and access points are not plowed in winter.
*Please subscribe to NIXEL notification system, especially if camping near tributaries or the River.
*NIXEL = Local Emergency Alert Notification Information
ALWAYS PRACTICE LEAVE-NO-TRACE PRINCIPLES!