Lapham Peak Interactive Self-Guided QR Code Tour
QR CODES have been installed around the park!!!
Learn more about what you see around you! Scan the QR Codes found throughout the park for additional information about the plants, animals, insects, topography and history of the park. Click on the Interactive Map above to find out where the QR codes are located.
Lapham Peak has something for everyone
Lapham Peak has trails for hiking, biking, horse back riding, and cross-country skiing. There's also an observation tower, a nature center with displays that illustrate native plants and animals, the geologic history of Lapham Peak and several Native American artifacts found on the property, as well as restored prairie areas.
Climb a 45-foot observation tower atop the highest point in Waukesha County. The park's glaciated topography provides excellent hiking, backpacking, skiing on non-designated cross-country ski trails and cross-country skiing on lighted trails. Call ahead for rentals for x-country skiing. 20+ miles of trails. Has adaptive equipment available for people with mobility impairment including sit skis for cross country skiing.
Pets are welcome in Wisconsin State Parks but must be on a leash and under control at all times. Certain areas may be off limits to pets. Visit our website for more details.
Things to Do
There are a variety of trails for hiking, biking, riding, skiing, etc.
There are miles of ski trails including a 2 mile lighted trail that provides snow making in season.
The Hausmann Natures Center provides displays that illustrate native plants and animals, the geologic history of Lapham Peak and several Native American artifacts found on the property
You can see for miles from the tower. This was initially used for the very first National Weather Service observation location.
Ice Age Trail
There is a 3.1-mile loop trail through Lapham Peak of the 1200 mile Ice Age Trail
Summerstage of Delafield provides an outdoor amphitheater arts entertainment.