Ledge View 3K Caveman Adventure Fun Run/Walk and Picnic
Save the Date!
Saturday, May 11th, 2024
Get your caveman costumes on (optional) and run/walk our 3K adventure course (including caves) at Ledge View Nature Center! This family-friendly event now has 3 different start times for runners of all kinds, including dogs! Winners will receive prizes for best costume in each category, as well as 1st place runners from the 10:00am start time. Stay after your adventure for live music and food. This is fun for the whole family!
For safety of all participants, dogs will not be allowed into the cave system and must be leashed. Strollers are not allowed on the trails. Thank you for understanding. Parking available at the nature center, and along Short Road if necessary. Volunteers will be available to help with parking.
This family-friendly event now has 3 different start times for runners of all kinds, including dogs! Run times and categories: 10:00am runners 10:30am walkers/families 11:00am-12:00pm dogs (leashed)
The 3K course is moderately undulating through woods and prairie, a quarry and a cave. The trails are surfaced with gravel or grass. Obstacles include:
a 60ft observation tower
quarry trail (no rock climbing involved)
cave (walking and a little crawling)
fun trail obstacles.
No strollers on the course please. Dogs allowed on the course (excluding caves, must be leashed at all times) for final time slot.
This event will take place rain or shine.
Stay for the picnic after the course! The picnic features live music, brats, burgers, and drink sales. See information on the picnic below.
Boulder, Beer, & Boogie Picnic
Following the run join us for the Boulder, Beer, & Boogie Picnic – Saturday, May 11th from 11:30am-4:00pm.
Come to Ledge View Nature Center to enjoy live music, food, and drinks during our Boulder, Beer, & Boogie Picnic! Entry is free and brats, burgers, and beers will be available for purchase.
Groove to the tunes of Dr. Bombay, a local Wisconsin band, and enjoy beverages from Rowland’s Brewery while spending quality time with friends and family out at the nature center and park. This picnic runs in conjunction with the Ledge View 3K Caveman Adventure Fun Run/Walk Fundraiser, but attendees to the picnic are welcome to join in the fun without participating in the 3K course.
Funds raised through this family-friendly event will go toward increasing and improving the environmental education and recreational opportunities we provide to our growing community.
Parking is available at the nature center and along Short Road if necessary. Volunteers will be available to help with parking.