Ice Age National Scenic Trail

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Ice Age National Scenic Trail:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
 (table).

Ice Age National Scenic Trail

(Ice Age Park & Trail Foundation Inc)
Address:306 E. Wilson St, Lower Level
Madison, WI 53703

Phone:608-663-8278 - Phone
Fax:608-663-1283 - Fax
Phone:800-227-0046 - Toll Free
Web: www.iceagetrail.org

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Ice Age National Scenic Trail

(Trail Administrator - National Park Service)
Address:700 Rayovac Dr, Suite 100
Madison, WI 53711

Phone:608-441-5610 - Phone
Fax:608-441-5606 - Fax
Web: www.nps.gov/iatr
Established: October 3, 1980. Description:Winding along a chain of moraine hills in Wisconsin, the trail links together six of the nine units of the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve. Trail was conceived by Ray Zillmer in the 1950s and publicized by Rep. Henry Reuss in his book On the Trail of the Ice Age. Today more than half the trail is open to public use. Certain sections are popular for marathons, ski races, and ultra-running.
Legth: 1,000 miles.

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The students efforts to fund a new roosting tower for the 1,000+ birds in the nearby Ice Age Trail State Park is the largest known migratory bird relocation effort ever attempted in North America.
We are surrounded by a wildlife area and have the Ice Age Trail running along our north border.
Still-less-known are the Florida Trail (1,300 miles), the Ice Age Trail in Wisconsin (1,000 miles), the Continental Divide Trail from Texas to Montana (3,200 miles), and the Natchez Trace, which goes through Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee (694 miles).
The fund-raising event brought hikers to the deserts of Arizona and Utah, schoolchildren to Central Park, llama riders to Wisconsin's Ice Age Trail, outdoor enthusiasts to the wilds of Alaska, and members of the Sioux Nation to the country's largest natural urban park in Washington, D.
Those participating with Plum Creek officials in the ceremony included Governor Jim Doyle, and representatives from the Trust for Public Land, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Ice Age Trail Foundation.
It also includes Tyra Lake and a six-mile segment of the Ice Age Trail, which follows the path of the last glacier that cut through Wisconsin thousands of years ago.
Lapham Peak is home to five different looped trails, plus a portion of Wisconsin's 1,200-mile Ice Age Trail, one of just ten national scenic trails in the US.
In 2002, Midland Builders received the Stewardship Award from the Natural Heritage Land Trust for its effort to preserve a portion of the Ice Age Trail.
The area is home to historic landmark buildings including Holy Hill-National Shrine of Mary near the Ice Age Trail and the Old Courthouse in West Bend's cultural district, as well as two modern college campuses--University of Wisconsin -Washington County and Moraine Park Technical College-West Bend.