The Ice Age National Scenic Trail is open year round. However some segments may be closed during Wisconsin's November 9-day gun deer hunting season. Hikers are advised to wear blaze orange when hiking in areas that allow hunting.
There is no hunting allowed at the Cross Plains Interpretive Site for the Ice Age National Scenic Trail.
The operating hours for the National Park Service office located at 700 Rayovac Drive, Suite 100 in Madison are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays.