Badger Trails, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting hiking historic trails in Wisconsin. Our members are volunteers who enjoy hiking, camping, and the outdoors, and have a desire to promote and share these experiences with today's youth. We run three events per year for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Youth Groups and the general public. We have hiking, biking, backpacking and camping events to fit everyone's abilities.
In Loving Memory Of Terry Apfel
It is with great sorrow Badger Trails announces the passing of one of our long time members, Terry Apfel. We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Terry. We would like to thank Terry for everything he has done for this organization over the last 50+ years. His love of hiking has touched the lives of countless numbers of our participants over the years. May we remember that Terry's greatest hike has just begun.
Terry's family requests in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Badger Trails by clicking on the donation button below.
Badger Trails Annual Events
Root River Trail Hike
Hike or bike on the historic root River Trail that extends through several cities in Milwaukee County. This one day hiking and biking event meanders through the Root River Parkway in Milwaukee, West Allis, Greendale, Greenfield, and Hales Corners. This event has options for a 4.5 mile, 12.0 mile or 14.5 mile trails. Hike the morning and stay the afternoon to see some of Milwaukee's famous attractions.
Glacial Trail Hike
May 3rd - 5th
Hike and Camp in Wisconsin's beautiful Northern Kettle Morane State Forrest. Hike the scenic hills and valleys of the Kettle Morane State Forest and camp at three of Wisconsin's beautiful state parks. This three day hiking and camping event can be backpacked over two to three days, or day hiked over one to three days. The trails range from 5 to 10 miles per day.
Devil's Lake Hike
October 4th - 6th
This three day camping and hiking event is held at Devil's Lake State Park in Baraboo Wisconsin. Hike the 500ft high bluffs along the 206 acre Devil's Lake at Wisconsin's largest State Park. This event includes a 5 to 10 mile hike on Saturday, two dances on Saturday evening and a commemorative patch. This event is fun for the whole family and one you don't want to miss!!!