PORTAGE AND WAUPACA COUNTIES ICE AGE TRAIL SEGMENTS

Contact the Trail Maintenance Director (see bottom of page) if you want to maintain a portion of the Ice Age Trail.

 

download HIKING MAP (revised 7/20/18)

Waupaca River, Hartman Creek and Emmons Creek

Trail Segment Maintained by Status/Date/Maintenance (2018 season)

Windfeldt Lane to South Park Boundary

Jeff Pepp/Phil Peterson
September 30 - 6 of 8 downed trees removed by Phil and Mark. Last two will be removed on Oct 4.
May 12 - GOOD - Trees removed from trail; trail checked to Emmons Creek Road


End of Park Property to Emmons Creek Road (3161 feet)
Mark Balhorn/Julie Schneider
September 29 - tree across trail 100 yds north of 2nd ave--reported by hiker
September 11 - Trail cleared; trail crossing signs placed on Emmons Creek Road

August 21 -- Trail cleared; poison ivy treated

July 7 - Trail mowed and brambles trimmed to Stratton Lake Road

June 1 - Trail mowed by Mark

May 13 - GOOD - Trail cleared of downed trees and debris

Emmons Creek Road to Stratton Lake Rd (4290 feet) Mark Balhorn/Julie Schneider
September 11 - Trail cleared; trail crossing signs placed on Emmons Creek Road

August 21 - Trail cleared; poison ivy treated

July 7 - Julie and Mark mowed trail and trimmed brambles to Stratton Lake Road

June 22 - GOOD - Access and parking area mowed by Hughes

June 1 - GOOD - Trail mowed by Mark

May 30 - GOOD - Trail checked and access trail mowed by Hughes

May 13 -  GOOD - Trail check by Julie and Mark
January  -- GOOD -- Trail check by Hughes
Stratton Lake Road to Faraway Valley Loop (12,439 feet)
Mary Jacobson/Jean Klein
October 16 - GOOD - Mark Balhorn and Scott Frazier removed two trees near 3rd Ave on the Faraway Loop
October 4 - PASSABLE - Mark Balhorn and Phil Peterson removed the trees between Edminster and Windfeldt and large tree at the beginning of the Faraway Loop. This includes the one on the boardwalk.
October 2 - Tree down on boardwalk but can walk around; trail passable.

Faraway Valley Loop on the north to Second Ave. on the south side (4495 feet)
Jean Klein/Mary Jacobson
October 16 - GOOD - Mark Balhorn and Scott Frazier removed two trees near 3rd Ave on the Faraway Loop
October 4 - PASSABLE - Mark Balhorn and Phil Peterson removed the trees between Edminster and Windfeldt and large tree at the beginning of the Faraway Loop. This includes the one on the boardwalk.

October 2 - Coordinates for tree down: 44:30x. - 89:24 Other trees down but can walk around; trail passable.


Second Avenue to Murry Creek


Lillian and Joseph Paul

September 30 - Trail checked and cleared. Tree across the trail towards end of loop - not removed.
July 17 - Excellent.  Trail cleared of overgrowth and remnants of logging operations.



July 7 - Trail overgrown as reported by hikers.

May 14 - GOOD -- New signs still intact; trail wide where logging was done


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Skunk and Foster Lakes and New Hope-Iola Ski Hill

(Trail from Hwy 10 to Grenlie Road closed by the landowner as of 12/13/15)

Notice to IAT Thru-Hikers: The Waupaca River Segment no longer has a road-to-road connection.  At this time, Foley Rd. south of Hwy 10 is closed and cannot be accessed either by vehicle or foot traffic.  Please use the following re-route:
From the south hiking north: Cobbtown Rd. east to Morgan Rd. north (across Hwy 10) to Rieben Rd. west to Foley Rd. north.
From the north hiking south: Foley Rd. south to Rieben Rd. east to Morgan Rd. south (across Hwy 10) to Cobbtown Rd. west.
Questions regarding this re-route can be directed to Debbie Krogwold, Waupaca County Chapter-715-677-4974

Trail Segment
Maintained by
Status/Date/Maintenance
"Z" to Krogwold; mowing into Brooks Woods
Gary Weier, Tammy Hunter, Jeff Pepp 


May 9 -- Passable - Small trees down over first wooden bridge heading west from T and another down in the gully by Severson Lake

March 31 - GOOD -- hiked and checked trail. Picked off branches and debris.

" T " to Krogwold Rd
Tim Kolbeck, Sharon Fox, Mark Huglen

No 2018 report

T" to Iola Ski Hill
Paul Klein
 
Iola Ski Hill Property
Phil Johnsrud
 
CTY "Z" to Sunset Lake Road and parking area off "Z"
George Guyant/Bob and Mark Ellingson
 No 2018 report

 

A new ATLAS AND TRAIL COMPANION are available from the Ice Age Trail Alliance

Portage County Chapter Coordinator
Julie Schneider
715-341-8385
jschneideriat@gmail.com

Waupaca County Chapter Coordinator
Debbie Krogwold
715-258-6243/715-677-4974
debbie.krogwold@co.waupaca


Trail Maintenance Director
Marty Wacker
715-341-7164