Friends of Lapham Peak Unit

Kettle Moraine State Forest

Open Daily from 6am to 9pm

Welcome to the Friends of Lapham Peak

The FLP was founded in 1989 as a nonprofit group dedicated to supporting and promoting the Kettle Moraine State Forest - Lapham Peak Unit. Our activities include sponsoring, supporting, and running events, fundraising for projects, and offering additional services to park visitors while also helping the DNR's personnel.  We are located 3/4 mile south of I-94 on County Hwy C (Delafield exit #285), Delafield, Wisconsin.  For donation options, please see member information and Donations.  We have teams dedicated to:

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Recent News

2022 Lapham Loppet Results

January 16, 2022

Thanks to everyone who skied the 2022 Lapham Loppet! The money raised has been donated to our snowmaking expenses and projects.  Your help to continue the snowmaking project is greatly appreciated! Results from the 2022 Loppet are here: 2022 LAPHAM LOPPET RACE (by time) 2022 LAPHAM LOPPET RACE (by class […]

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2020 CandleHike

Candlelight Hike & Ski at Lapham Peak, Jan 29th

January 4, 2022

January 29th at Lapham Peak, come and enjoy our Candlelight Hike and Ski, but be sure to obtain a free parking voucher ahead of time first, sooner than later!  We have a limited supply and must limit attendance this year due to conditions. Get the details and FAQ here!  

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2022 First Day Ski / Hike

January 1, 2022

Hundreds of people enjoyed the outdoors at Lapham Peak on January first, during our First Day Ski/ Hike event, skiing, hiking, walking dogs, playing with children, and putting up with a little bit of slippery conditions.

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2022 Events Added for January!

December 28, 2021

A number of events are planned for the new year at Lapham Peak, including our annual First Day Hike on January 1st, our Wednesday Night Ski Series for Adults and Juniors (K-12th grade), the Lapham Loppet Ski Race, and our very popular Candle Light Hike & Ski at the end […]

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December Newsletter!

December 9, 2021

December 2021 Newsletter – Friends of Lapham Peak Topics include: Holiday Gift Ideas Park Stickers Memorial Bricks Lapham Peak Mugs Announcement about our new Lapham Lodge Project! Snowmaking for 2021-2022, and Wednesday Night Ski Leagues and the Lapham Loppet for 2022 AmazonSmile donations Candle Light Hike and Ski – January […]

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2021 Fall Work Day

November 6, 2021

On Nov 6, 2021, The Friends of Lapham Peak sponsored a Fall Workday followed by a Chili-lunch for the volunteers.  Over 30 volunteers worked on a number of different projects within the park, including: Stacking Firewood at Evergreen for the winter Removing slash (branches) from the trails especially from Evergreen […]

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Lapham Lodge Approved for Fundraising

October 6, 2021

Oct 6, 2021 – The DNR supports the Friends of Lapham Peak’s proposal to build a new Lodge at Lapham Peak! Lapham Lodge will be built in Evergreen Grove, to the east of the Evergreen Shelter, between the parking lot and the ski/hiking trails.  Please see our Lapham Lodge Informational and […]

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Best State Park System Property for a Sunrise Hike

September 26, 2021

The Friends of Wisconsin State Parks hold an annual contest for various categories, with votes from the public, and the winner of this year for the Best State Park Property for a Sunrise Hike is the Lapham Peak Unit, in Delafield!  Congratulations for the excellent trail system, prairies, butterfly garden, […]

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New Lapham Peak Mugs for Sale!

May 23, 2021

All proceeds benefit Friends of Lapham Peak Projects for the Park. Multiple styles and Colors, see options at the Front Office.  Prices range from $24, $25, or $28.    

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New! Lapham Peak Stickers $2 each

May 16, 2021

Have fun with the NEW! Lapham Peak park stickers, available at the front office, for $2 each.  All proceeds go to the Friends of Lapham Peak, and will be used to help fund projects here at Lapham Peak. Display these just for fun, or participate in the 2021 WI State […]

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