La Grange lies about eight miles east of Whitewater, Wisconsin on Highway 12. Nestled in Walworth County, La Grange (population of about 2,500) may be characterized as a quiet, comfortable little town. But the second weekend every May, La Grange becomes the center of the universe among the ultra community.
On this page we’ve compiled relevant information and some links to familiarize you with the greater La Grange area and the Southern Kettle Moraine Forest.
Rushing Waters is the site of the Ice Age 50 packet pick-up and the prerace dinner on Friday, May 12th. Rushing Waters is located about two miles north of the Ice Age Start/Finish area on County Highway H.
Everything you want to know about Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail can be found here.
Current local weather conditions for La Grange.
Backyard Bikes and Ski (in “downtown” La Grange) is less than two miles from the Ice Age Trail 50 Start/Finish area.
In addition to bike rentals and related gear, the store sells beer, wine, soda, snacks and gels. And they have a great deli!
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources website has more information about the Southern Kettle Moraine Forest, including a list of area campgrounds.
Here’s where you’ll find what’s happening in Whitewater, Wisconsin, just down the road from the Ice Age races.
Walworth County tourism.
Note: This page is intended to highlight the local flavor of La Grange and surrounding area and is not a complete resource. Please verify information presented here and feel free to contact us if you find something wrong or outdated.
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