A Mammoth Walk

A mere 15,000 years ago during the Ice Age, much of North America lay under a huge glacier. Mammoths, saber tooth cats and cave lions roamed the earth! Some of the best evidence of this glacier is found in Wisconsin such as the state’s many lakes, river valleys, gently rolling hills, and ridges. The nearly 1,200 mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail, established in 1980, traces the glacier's edge.

Dirt path leading into a forest on a sunny day
Things to Do

Plan your visit to the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Explore the Trail
Explore the Trail

Learn more about the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Volunteers work to construct new Trail in Devil's Lake State Park
Be A Trail Volunteer!

Park volunteers help built and maintain the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Participants listen to a presentation during an open house.

The NPS is leading the planning efforts to complete the trail.

Trail Safe! Series
Trail Safe! Series

TRAIL SAFE! is a unique safety training program designed specifically for NPS trail volunteers but is useful to everyone!

Last updated: May 1, 2024

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8075 Old Sauk Pass Road
Cross Plains, WI 53528



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