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2023 Nature Center Open 2 Weekends each Month

April 20, 2023

See our calendar of events for the Nature Center at Lapham Peak: 2023 Nature Center Calendar

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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 to the committee at:  laphamlodge@laphampeakfriends.org 2023-02-15-Lapham Lodge Updates and Presentation Slide Deck

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Firewood Available for Donations

January 5, 2023

We have firewood racks at: Evergreen (2) for the firepit and wood burning stove We also have a firewood rack at the Campsite And we have a new firepit and firewood rack at Homestead Hollow’s Trecker Lodge. 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 (cubby hole) contains a VERY generous amount of wood, about 4+ …

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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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Jan. 28, 2023 – Candlelight Hike/Ski at Lapham Peak

December 29, 2022

Saturday, January 28, 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm, Homestead Hollow area Kettle Moraine State Forest Lapham Peak Unit W329 N846 County Highway C, Delafield Come ski, hike or snowshoe. A 2023 WI State Park annual vehicle admission sticker or a $5.00 Special Event vehicle admission fee is required per car. In addition to the vehicle admission fee, a free ticket voucher is required for each vehicle so that participants in that vehicle may attend the event. Vouchers …

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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 2022  

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October 2022 Newsletter

October 16, 2022

Checkout our our October 2022 Newsletter for upcoming events this FALL!  We need volunteers to help with 2 upcoming events, Fright Hike, and our November 12th workday.  Also, on November 9th at 6pm, we will hold our annual business meeting that is open to our membership, and this year we will be updating members on the progress and detailed plans for the new Lapham Lodge! FLP October 2022 Newsletter  

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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 at the park. The funding comes from the U.S. Economic Development Administration through American Rescue Plan funding. The 5,000-square foot Lapham Lodge trailhead facility will …


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September 2022 Newsletter

September 11, 2022

Checkout our September 2022 Newsletter for upcoming events this fall and winter, as well as updates regarding the Park and its facilities, and how you can get involved! Of particular note, we have great news regarding the fund raising progress for our new Lapham Lodge! FLP Newsletter September 2022

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