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The Reserve offers a variety of recreation: fishing and hunting; horseback, biking and hiking; cross-country skiing and snowshoeing; an camping and canoeing. Motorized vehicles are not allowed on the Reserve trails (except for snowmobiles in the appropriate season).

Horseback and biking trails are open May 1 - November 15, weather permitting. Hiking is available year-round.  All visitors are required to purchase a permit.  Permits are available at the Reserve Visitor Center and  online hereYou can also download an annual visitor permit application form that can be completed and mailed.   Please note that trails may be closed on short notice due to wet conditions.  Pets must be on a leash from April 1 through July 31, in order to protect birds nesting. During all other times, pets must be under voice control and polite.

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The Kickapoo Reserve Management Board acknowledges that the state and federal lands that comprise the Reserve fall within the ancestral homelands of First Nations people including the Hooçak Nation. We recognize the sovereignty of the Hooçak and other First Nations and will work towards a shared future by continuing to create collaborative opportunities to protect and preserve these lands.

Kickapoo Valley Reserve | S3661 State Highway 131 | La Farge, Wisconsin 54639 
Phone: 608-625-2960 | FAX: 608-625-2962

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