NOTE: This hike is co-sponsored by the local Sierra Club Four Lakes Group and the Ice Age Trail Alliance. You will need to sign a waiver at the trail head.
**ADDED 5/29**WEATHER POLICY: If it is cloudy, we will still do the hike. A lot of times the clouds will break up and you will see the moon. If there is a steady rain or thunderstorm, the hike will be canceled. If there a slight drizzle, we will still do the hike. The trail does have a shelter.
TIME AND PLACE: We’ll meet at the trail head on Table Bluff Rd at 6:00 PM in Cross Plains. Moonrise is at 7:07 PM on June 7th.
HIKING ROUTE: We’ll hike from the trail head on Table Bluff Road to the southern trail head on Scheele Road. Car shuttle will take us back to Table Bluff Road. This segment is about 2.5 miles and includes restored prairies and rolliing hills through the woodlands with a terrific bluff top view of the Black Earth Creek valley. There is also an option to hike a brand new loop on the north half.
KID FRIENDLY?: Yes, but they will need to be able to do the hike. Probably 10 years old and up or an active, younger child that is able to keep up.
WHAT TO BRING: Wear weather appropriate clothing and shoes suitable for hiking. Bring a flashlight, water and a snack to share in the shelter on the bluff.
DIRECTIONS: Take Hwy 14 ~.2 mi west of Cross Plains to Cty KP. Turn right for 2 miles, then left on Table Bluff Rd for ~.3 mi. Park along the edge of the road in area marked by rocks.