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

2-15-23 Lapham Lodge Updates!

February 15, 2023

Below is a link to a set of slides that were presented by the Lapham Lodge Building Committee to the DNR Parks Management Team on 2/15/23.  The presentation was well received.  The slides are pretty much self explanatory, but if you have questions or comments, feel free to send them …

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Firewood Available for Donations

January 5, 2023

We have a firewood rack at Evergreen for the firepit and wood burning stove.  We also have a firewood rack at the Campsite!  We request a donation for the firewood; those donations all go to helping us maintain the prairies and woodlands at Lapham Peak! Each bin in the woodrack …

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2023 First Day Hike

January 2, 2023

Approximately 185 hikers joined members of the Ice Age Trail Alliance at Lapham Peak on January 1st to participate in one of three hikes.  Photos by Janet Wood.

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December 2022 Newsletter

December 21, 2022

Hope you are enjoying the weather, being outdoors either skiing on the man-made snow or hiking! It just great to get outdoors. See the December 2022 newsletter. It has some last minute gift options if you need some ideas. Have a wonderful holiday season and winter enjoyment! FLP Newsletter Dec …

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New Lapham Peak Shirts, Hoodies, and Hats on Sale Now!

October 4, 2022

Lapham Peak Beanies and Sweatshirts Now Available at the Nature Center or Front Office ALL PROFITS GO TO FRIENDS OF LAPHAM PEAK (to support projects at Lapham Peak!)      

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September 22, 2022

SEPT 22, 2022 – PRESS RELEASE FEDERAL GRANT TO HELP FUND NEW LAPHAM LODGE GRANT ACCELERATES CONSTRUCTION MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the Friends of Lapham Peak – Kettle Moraine State Forest received a $1.3 million grant for construction of a new year-round, multi-use facility …


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New “Lapham Peak Interactive” Website Featured on WTMJ4

August 25, 2022

Our new website, LaphamPeakInteractive.org, accessed primarily using QR-codes found on signs posted within the Park, was recently featured on the Morning Blend on WTMJ4.  Friends of Lapham Peak Board Member, and the driver behind this new site, Melissa Jarecki, was interviewed and explained the motivation behind the site how we …

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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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