KMOR 64 Mile (Metric Century)

Distance

66.85

miles

Bike Ride

CLIMB
824 ft

Begins in:
Whitewater, WI, United States
Created By:
Ann Wick
Description:
Kettle Moraine Optimist Ride 64 Mile Course (Metric Century)<br>\nSaturday September 19, 2009<br>\nhttp://www.uww.edu/uwwoptimists/kmor/64mile.php<br>\n<br>\n * This ride is a figure-eight ride - it goes:<br>\n *<br>\n o Through the Whitewater Lake area<br>\n o Through a popular mountain biking portion of the Kettle Moraine to Palmyra<br>\n o Past Ottawa Lake to Highway Z and Strawberry Road, a very popular road biking area, to Eagle<br>\n o Back to Whitewater along the beautiful roads like Nature Road and Young Road<br>\n * The ride begins at Cravath Park in Whitewater, WI and proceeds to the Whitewater Lake area<br>\n * The path takes you around much of the Whitewater Lake shoreline along a portion of the Kettle Moraine Scenic Drive<br>\n * Next the ride heads through wooded hills and open farmland in part along a designated Kettle Moraine Scenic Road to the town of La Grange<br>\n * After La Grange the ride continues through similar terrain back to Palmyra - at times the road has a complete canopy of hardwood trees<br>\n * From Palmyra to Ottawa Lake look to your right to see the Kettle Moraine in all its fall splendor<br>\n * Next travel along the very popular Hwy ZZ and Strawberry Road back to Eagle<br>\n * From Eagle the ride goes back to rest stop #3 via the beautiful and hilly Nature Road.<br>\n * After the last rest stop ride along Young Road and Bluff Road back to Whitewater<br>\n * Join us for a wonderful Wisconsin tailgate party upon your return<br>\n<br>\nRefreshment Stops<br>\n<br>\n * The first stop is the flowing well. The flowing well is an artesian well that was hand dug. It is a wonderful place to stop, take a drink directly from the well and fill up your water bottle. The water from the well is so tasty that many locals fill up large jugs of drinking water here.<br>\n * The middle stop is Natureland Park - a nice park along the shore of Whitewater Lake<br>\n * The third Stop is four miles past La Grange on Tamarack Road<br>\n * The fourth stop is at the Corner of Highway ZC and Highway ZZ<br>\n * The fifth stop is on Markham Road outside of Eagle<br>\n * The distances between stops are:<br>\n *<br>\n o Start to the Flowing Well - 5 miles<br>\n o Flowing well to Natureland Park - 6 miles<br>\n o Natureland Park to the Tamarack stop - 15 miles<br>\n o<br>\n The bike shop in La Grange could be used as an emergency stop<br>\n o Tamarack to the Corner of Highway ZC and Highway ZZ - 10.5 Miles<br>\n o<br>\n In an emergency you could detour to Palmyra<br>\n o Corner of Highway ZC and Highway ZZ to Markham Rd - 10 Miles<br>\n o<br>\n In an emergency you could detour to Eagle<br>\n o Markham Rd to the Tamarack stop - 11 miles<br>\n o Tamarack stop to Whitewater - 9 miles<br>\n<br>\nToilet Facilities<br>\n<br>\n * There are toilet facilities<br>\n *<br>\n o at the start<br>\n o at Natureland Park<br>\n o at the Tamarack Stop<br>\n o in Palmyra if necessary<br>\n o at the Ottawa Lake campground visitors center<br>\n o in Eagle if necessary<br>\n o at the Tamarack Stop<br>\n o at the finish<br>\n
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Type:
Bike Ride

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