Picnic Areas and Shelters
Kettle Moraine State Forest – Lapham Peak Unit
There are three picnic areas in the forest at Evergreen Grove, Homestead Hollow and the observation tower. Two areas have shelters that can be reserved.
Reserve a shelter online.
- The Evergreen Shelter is at the lower parking lot area and has electric heat, indoor bathrooms, water and a wood stove. The building has a capacity of 50 and includes six plastic round tables and 36 chairs. The Evergreen Shelter can be reserved during the non-ski season.
- Trecker Lodge is in the Homestead Hollow area. There is a heated bathroom building at the parking lot. A lighted pathway leads down to the Lodge. There is electric heating, a water fountain and a fireplace. The building has a capacity of 100, with nine plastic round tables and 75 chairs.
- The Hausmann Nature Center is nestled in a beautiful wooded setting inside Lapham Peak Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest, just 30 miles west of Milwaukee. It is a perfect place to host birthday parties, showers, wedding receptions or business meetings/retreats. Hausmann Nature Center brochure [PDF]