Summer, finally


Here are some of the summer activities at the Pike Lake Unit this summer:

July:

        13th:  Fish Fry/Music
        14th:  Wildlife in Need presentation
        20th:  Kayak with a naturalist (register in advance at the office)
        26th & 27th: French Voyagers Encampment

 August:

        2nd:  Shakespeare in the Park and Fish Fry
         3rd: 7th Annual Watermelon Day Run Event Link        
         10th:  Smoky Bear's Birthday
         17th:  Kayak with a naturalist (register in advance at the office)
         24th:   Schlitz Audubon -- Raptor Program

September:

         14th:  Community Campfire and Concert

More Details for these events link


The 2019 edition of Discovery Day, on June 1st, was a great success despite some early rain:


 Reptile Randy fascinated us with his collection and information.











  Smoky paid a visit!
                                                                                                                    Rock painting: new this year

 







  

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Corky Neu Memorial Bicycle Trail

Kettle Moraine State Forest – Pike Lake Unit




Corky was born with a serving heart.  He worked as Camp Host at Pike Lake and volunteered many hours to ensure forest visitors had a quality visit.


The Neu family would like to use the Corky Neu Memorial to fund the construction of a 1 mile bicycle trail that would run from the campground to the beach.  Many families who camp have requested a trail that would provide safe access to the beach.  The trail could also be used for hikers.


The trail will be constructed with 2 inches of crushed limestone on a four inch aggregate base, 1 mile in length.  Total cost of the project of $35,000 based on a path ten feet wide.