Things To Do & See

Kewaskum, located 45 miles north of Milwaukee and 20 miles south of Fond du Lac on Highway 45, is known as the "Gateway" to the Northern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. The area offers camping, swimming, golfing, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, downhill and cross country skiing and several Ice Age hiking trails.

Kick back and relax with us in the Kettle Moraine State Forest - We look forward to seeing you! Click Here to learn more about the various outdoor activities in the Kettle Moraine State Forest--Northern Unit.

This year celebrates 75 years of the Kettle Moraine State Forest.  Read more about our history and join us for the Diamond Jubilee!

Kewaskum Area Attractions
Below are some of the local attractions in the Kewaskum area. All the lakes listed are within easy driving distance of Kewaskum. The primary fish species in these lakes include largemouth bass, bluegill, crappies, and northern pike. Mauthe Lake and Long Lake Recreation Areas have fishing piers that are accessible to people who are mobily impaired. Click on the blue underlined items for more information.
Local Recreation 

Lakes & Rivers 

Kettle Moraine State Forest - North Unit
The Northern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest is located 45 minutes north of Milwaukee. Visitors can explore and enjoy almost 30,000 acres of rolling hills, lakes, forests, and grasslands. The forest is internationally known for its unique glacial features. Pets welcome. More Info

The Northern Unit features:
  • Camping
  • Canoeing / Boating
  • Cross-Country & Downhill Skiing
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Naturalist Programs
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Off-Road Biking
  • Picnicking
  • Scenic Drive
  • Snowmobiling 
  • Snowshoeing / Winter Hiking
  • Swimming
Ice Age Trails
Ice Age Trail
One of only eight national scenic trails in the United States, the Ice Age Trail will be a thousand-mile walking/hiking trail located in and unique to Wisconsin. About 600 miles of the Trail are now available for use. It has been featured in National Geographic and Backpacker magazines.

Ice Age Trail Foundation