There are 17 miles of loop trails with varying degrees of difficulty. The Green and Purple Loops are the easiest terrain with approximately 2.0 miles, the Blue Loop is intermediate terrain with approximately 5.8 miles and the Black Loop is advanced terrain with approximately 7.0 miles. When there is snow, there is a 2.5 mile lighted loop. An area ski club and places offers skiing lessons. There is a blacktopped, Plantation Path, accessible trail for wheelchairs. The Ice Age Trail also crosses through the park.
Prairie Path Trail
The Prairie Path Trail is a mulit-use 4.5 mile loop on the west side of Hwy C that traverse through the prairie. There are several short connecting trails for those that want a shorter trip. The trail is open to horseback riders and off-road bicyclists and in winter, snowshoers and hikers.
The Plantation Path, a blacktopped handicapped accessible trail, is located by the Homestead Hollow area. It is a one mile interpretive trail through a prairie and wooded area.
Bird Watching & Wildlife & Wildflowers
We have many deer, groundhogs, turkeys, raptors, and seasonal birds, including sandhill cranes, blue birds, warblers, etc. If you are lucky, you might see a fox, skunk, raccoon, coyote, mink, badger, or more! Seasonal wildflowers are also spectacular in the park! Hunting and trapping is illegal in the park.
We have a Butterfly Garden with many flowers and a memorial brick pathway.