Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Press Release

OutWiGo Snow Event Being Held Saturday, Jan. 11 at Lapham Peak

Activities Include Hiking, Cross-country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Fat-tire Biking, Sledding and More

By - Jan 6th, 2020 04:00 pm
OutWiGo-Snow Jan. 11 at Lapham Peak. Photo courtesy of the DNR.

OutWiGo-Snow Jan. 11 at Lapham Peak. Photo courtesy of the DNR.

MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin residents and visitors are invited to kick off the new year in a variety of outdoor recreation activities at “OutWiGo Snow” on Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Kettle Moraine State Forest – Lapham Peak Unit.

OutWiGo is a Wisconsin State Park System health and wellness initiative focused on promoting the mind, body, and community benefits of outdoor recreation.

OutWiGo Snow will offer activities including group hikes, cross-country ski lessons for adults and programming for kids, snowshoeing basics, fat-tire biking demos, sledding, naturalist activities and more. Outdoor demos will be happening throughout the day with focuses on a variety of winter recreation skills and tips. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing rental equipment will be available at cost. While some complimentary sleds will be provided, participants are encouraged to bring their own sleds as well.

A complimentary hot cocoa bar and snacks will be provided by REI and IATA outside Evergreen Lodge for those looking to refuel and warm up. Participants are encouraged to bring reusable hot beverage containers. Public restrooms are available throughout the property.

A $5 event admission fee applies to participants ages 18 years and older, cash only. Participants of all ages are welcome. A 2020 Wisconsin State Park System vehicle admission sticker is required for entry. While attendees may purchase their admission stickers at the property entrance, purchasing them in advance will make the admission and parking process more efficient for themselves and others. Attendees are invited to attend the event anytime between Noon to 4 p.m., as activities and trails will be open all day. The full schedule of OutWiGo Snow activities is available here [PDF] and on the OutWiGo webpage.

A second OutWiGo Snow event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at Willow River State Park.

Address for Kettle Moraine State Forest – Lapham Peak Unit: W329 N846 County C, Delafield, WI 53018.

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