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Glacial Blue Hills Recreation Area in West Bend

Activities: Birding, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Picnicking


A City of West Bend park with native hardwood forest on hilly glacial terrain featuring a network of trails for hiking, mountain biking and orienteering. A ridge trail offers panoramic views of the woodland valley, while interior trails offer solitude.


The Ice Age National Scenic Trail runs through the park, with trailheads at West Washington Street and Beaver Dam Road.


Popular for mountain biking; technical single-track trails with lots of switchbacks, rocks and roots, along with some steep climbs. For more info, see Fat Tire Guides.


Two self-guided orienteering courses are offered by the City of West Bend with available map and compass.


For more information, go to the Glacial Blue Hills website.




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Beaver Dam Road
53090, West Bend, WI, US