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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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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 of January. Entry at Lapham Peak will be free on January first.  The Ice Age Trail Alliance will be leading 2 free hikes at 11am …

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December 2021 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 29, 2022 Ski Rentals Membership Information Awards for Lapham Peak and Lapham Peak affiliated personnel First Day Hike, January 2022 Click for a PDF copy …

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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 to the top of Summerstage Hill, to be burned later Spreading mulch (woodchips) on trails Leveling backfill (dirt) around the new Campsite Shelter Cutting and …

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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 Fund Raising Page In a letter to the Friends, Steve Schmelzer, Bureau Director of the DNR, wrote: “I am writing to express the Bureau of …

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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, memorial benches and brick way paths, and the flora and fauna that contribute to the atmosphere here for hiking!

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Registration is Open for Oct 2, 2021 Colorama!

July 7, 2021

Saturday, October 2, 2021 32nd ANNUAL LAPHAM PEAK COLORAMA RUN/WALK                    EXPERIENCE a beautiful fall run at Lapham Peak State Forest. Run on wide, well-groomed, ski/hiking trails. The 5K course will tour the middle level of the park. The 10K course follows the outer perimeter trail. Walk on the 2.5K paved accessible trail suitable for wheelchairs or strollers, veer up the steps to climb the tower and visit …

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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 Parks Explore Challenge and display some of these stickers to show others what you accomplished.

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