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Cold Spring/Kettle Moraine Ride

A easy 20-mile ride through history on the outskirts of the scenic Kettle Moraine.
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 19.1 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  This out and back ride loops around historical points and starts and ends in downtown Whitewater at a scenic park with historial... more »

Tips:  -When biking anywhere, always wear a helmet and eye protection.
-Be prepared for changing riding surfaces and vehicle, pesdestrian,... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Cravath Lakefront Park

Cravath Lakefront Park lies on the Northwest shore of Cravath Lake in downtown Whitewater, WI. The beautiful park, features a fishing pier, walking path, gazeboo, historical buildings, multi-purpose building, restrooms, and parking.
With it's proximity to the conveniences located in downtown Whitewater, this is a great location to start your ride.

2. Starin Park

A roomy sports park abuts the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. It includes ample parking. Just outside of downtown, this would be an ideal place to park to avoide riding in downtown Whitewater.

3. Whitewater Creek Nature Area

This small unimproved park abuts Whitewater creek and is primary used for nature studies. It offers a scenic, quiet spot literally minutes from downtown Whitewater.

With a gravel drive/turnaround, there room to park off the road if you want to avoid riding in Whitewater.

4. Historical Museum

Adjacent to Cold Spring Creamery Park is a white house with a small sign out front that serves as a historical museum celbrating local history.

5. Cold Spring Creamery Park

Cold Spring Creamery Park commemerates a little known bit of history of President Lincoln before his time as President.

The park offers parking, a small playground, open air pavillion, and water via hand pump.

If you are approching the ride from the North or West, this is a great place to stage for your ride.