Kettle Moraine South- Nordic Trail hike

 We will be hiking the Nordic trail in La Grange, WI. Trail Distance: Approximately 10 miles Trail Difficulty: Moderate Hiking Pace: 2.5- 3 mph Hike Time: 3-4 hours Terrain is hilly. Dress for the weather in layers. Bring plenty of water. To get to the meeting point, you need to get to the intersection of Route 12 and County Road H then go about a mile north and you will see a sign for the Nordic Trail on the right side. Info on the required parking pass is in the description below. The star on the map below is the intersection of 12 and H, you will need to zoom in some: http://www.mapquest.com/maps?city=La+Grange&state=WI&country=US&latitude=42.799702&longitude=-88.602203&geocode=CITY Below is a trail map, there are some cut-off points that people can choose to take if they want to take a couple of miles off towards the hikes end: http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/parks/specific/kms/pdfs/kmsnordictrmap.pdf As always with Wisconsin DNR, there is a parking fee of $10 if you don't have an annual pass. Carpooling is highly recommended especially for those that don't have a parking sticker. Read the waiver in the files section. By attending this hike you and your guests agree to the terms and conditions of this waiver.

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  • Susan

    Great people and a great park!!
    Thanks for a great hike and all the great conversations along the way!!

    November 16, 2011

  • Fran

    It was a great hike on a beautiful day!

    November 13, 2011

  • Gina M.

    We can always count on Linda to organize great outings! Thanks!

    November 13, 2011

  • Andres

    Great hike thanks Linda

    November 13, 2011

  • Soo

    My first time at this beautiful park. The smell of the pine trees were intoxicating!!

    November 13, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I got a good workout on those hills! (blue path). Met more really nice people who I would love to see again.

    November 13, 2011

  • Zak

    was great

    November 13, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wonderful hike with Great People!

    November 13, 2011

  • Frank S.

    Very nice day for a hike, enjoyed getting out and the area was great

    November 13, 2011

  • Nikki

    Linda, I sent you an email with my number, but don't know if it was sent to spam, please let me know if you got it.

    November 11, 2011

  • Nikki

    Hi Linda or Rachel, can I share a ride with either of you? I can meet at any Redline or Metra stop.

    November 11, 2011

  • Linda C

    I can also take 2 people from the northside of the city.

    November 11, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Maria in Wheeling, I'm in Arlington Heights. Can I share a ride with you?

    November 10, 2011

  • Maria

    I am in Wheeling and I am willing to carpool.

    November 10, 2011

  • Zak

    Am considering camping at the Ottowa Lake remote camp sites overnight after the hike. Bring own equipment and food. Depending on who shows up interested we might be able to share sites. Lets make a weekend of it !

    http://dnr.wi.gov/org/land/parks/specific/kms/pdfs/kmsforestmap.pdf

    November 10, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm in Arlington Heights, can meet someone along the route for carpool. Just let me know when and where. happy to split expences.

    November 9, 2011

  • Maria

    I have 2 people to share our igo car but we're looking for 1 more person. I'm on the northside of Chicago. Anyone interested. let me know.

    1 · November 9, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Anyone coming from the northwest suburbs? Looking to carpool, will chip infor gas and parking. Thanks!

    November 8, 2011

  • Linda C

    1 · November 8, 2011

  • Maria

    Hi Kelly, I'm up for renting the igo car. If we find one more person it would be 15 per person.

    November 7, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Frank-
    I'm in Vernon Hills and can carpool too.
    Janice

    November 7, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Maria, I looking for a ride as well for me and my friend. We can rent a car together. Anyone else interested?

    1 · November 7, 2011

  • Maria

    I'm looking to share a ride. I live on the north side of chicago. Otherwise, I can rent an igo car and split the costs with 3 other people.

    November 1, 2011

  • Frank S.

    I am in Schaumburg, can carpool
    Frank

    1 · October 30, 2011

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