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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 hope to engage  our visitors at the Park with it. A link to The Morning Blend’s video of the video is here: https://www.tmj4.com/shows/the-morning-blend/new-self-guided-tour-of-lapham-peak-using-qr-codes-and-upcoming-events    

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2022 Summer Solstice

June 18, 2022

Friday June 24th 6pm-9pm Join us and enjoy a wonderful evening with excellent food and beverages and wonderful friendly fellowship, with great live music, outside under (and around) the Mike Fort Shelter.  Sponsored by the Friends of Lapham Peak, and local businesses.  A fund raiser evening for the new Lapham Lodge! Sign up to help volunteer at this event:

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Feel the Burn 5K Run/Walk

June 16, 2022

“Feel the Burn” – our new 5K Run/Walk fundraiser to help us raise money needed to maintain our prairies and woodlands! June 25, 10am, online and paper registration available – see our web page for details and our brouchure! RACE RESULTS ARE HERE Thank you for your support!    

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Get 2022 FrightHike Tickets Now!

June 15, 2022

The 23rd Annual Fright Hike will be held Oct 28 & 29! Get your Tickets now!  (Prepurchased online tickets required for entry – see our website for details) Prices increase after Oct 13; this event usually sells out! www.FrightHIke.org FrightHike is produced annually by the Friends of Lapham Peak as a fundraiser for Lapham Peak Projects, including Snowmaking, and Habit Restoration.    

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Nature Center Grand Re-opening May 21 & 22

May 10, 2022

The Friends of Lapham Peak are proud to announce the GRAND REOPENING of the Hausmann Nature Center:          Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22          HOURS 10-1 and 1-4at Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest W329 N846 County Hwy C, Delafield, WI, 53018. Special admission to the park will be $5.00 (or go ahead and purchase a year membership sticker!) Grand Reopen Press Release Future …

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April 2022 Newsletter

April 18, 2022

Checkout our April 2022 Newsletter for upcoming events coming this spring and summer, as well as updates regarding the Park and its facilities, and how you can get involved! FLP Newsletter April 18, 2022

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Wisconsin Friends Explore Challenge 2022

March 26, 2022

CHALLENGE 2022 Wisconsin currently has 66 state park units, covering more than 60,570 acres, 43 State Trails open to the public, covering more than 1,700 miles, and more than 6,000 campsites in the Wisconsin State Park System. That’s a lot to choose from! All of us have a favorite. Whether it’s a state park along the bluffs of the Mississippi River or along the shores of Lake Superior, or the Southern Kettle Morraine, or near …

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2022 Candle Light Hike – a Huge Success!

January 29, 2022

About 1,000 visitors enjoyed a wonderful time hiking or skiing along candle lit trails at Lapham Peak on Saturday night, January 29th.  While the temperature was about 20 degrees, we had a bonfire and hot chocolate and hot apple cider to keep us warm.  Some people grilled food and others brought a meal or beverages and created a picnic setting for their friends and family. We thank the many volunteers and the Park Rangers, and …

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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 and place)

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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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