Rustic Roads & Scenic Drives

Winter Road – Courtesy UW-Extension

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Rustic Road #33 

(12.1 miles)

This winding, hilly route passes through a natural kettle area, mainly devoted to agriculture, offering travelers a view of the church spires atop Holy Hill, a well known seminary in southeastern Wisconsin. Another section of the road offers a view of Loew Lake. Note: Donegal Road was added in 1996. Drive Information


Rustic Road #10 

(2.5 miles)

This curving trail rides the narrow isthmus between Upper and Lower Nashotah Lakes and runs south past Upper Nemahbin Lake. The broad fields of Pabst Farms and the remainder of its once famous dairy barns lie to the west. To the north of Mill Road, the red-tiled spires and gables of the Nashota House Seminary grace the horizon. Drive Information


Rustic Road #86 

(7.3 miles)

This drive offers the traveler scenic views of rugged forest and open prairie as it meanders through the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. The Waterville Road route also provides access to the Ice Age Trail and the Scuppernong Hiking Trail. Drive Information


Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive 

(115 miles)

This 115-mile drive traverses six Wisconsin counties. Its northern end is near Elkhart Lake in northern Sheboygan County and its southern end is at Whitewater Lake in southeastern Walworth County. There are numerous places to picnic, hike, camp, bike, swim, fish, visit historical sites, shop and find lodging along the way. Drive Information