Dark Sites Near Milwaukee

Below is a list of dark sites that are used by some of our members:

Site Limiting Magnitude* City Street
Bong State Recreational Area 5.0 Kansasville Highway 142 and Highway 75
Harrington Beach State Park 5.5 Lake Church Just off of Interstate 43 on Highway D
Lapham Peak State Forest 5.0 Delafield Just south of Interstate 94 and Highway C
Ledge Park 5.5 Horicon West on the Hwy 33 from Hwy 41.
Ottawa Lake (in the Kettle Moraine State Forest) 5.0 Eagle Highway 67 and Highway ZZ
Pike Lake State Park 5.0 Hartford Highway 60 (between Hartford and Slinger)
* Magnitude of dimmest star seen with the naked eye looking straight up.

Check out the Wisconsin DNR web site for more information. Check out the recreation maps are of the DNR site for maps of the state parks.

Last updated 10/14/2005

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