The Mosquito Hill Nature Center is open year round with both indoor and outdoor opportunities on 430 acres adjacent to the Wolf River. Inside are natural history exhibits, hands-on displays, a gift shop, themed classrooms, meeting rooms, and a library. Find things to do on the event calendar. There are also various school programs available for any grade level.
A trail system for hiking or walking includes three miles of developed trails with a loop to scenic vistas on one of the highest elevation points in the area. The All People’s Trail provides a .6 mile of paved trail for wheelchair access. When the snow season arrives, one un-groomed cross-country skiing trail and five miles of snowshoe trails can provide winter enjoyment.
WHAT'S GOING ON AT MOSQUITO HILL NATURE CENTER:
Sunday, September 23
12:00 – 3:00 PM
Come and help us celebrate the honeybee and the gentle art of beekeeping during this annual event co-sponsored with the Waupaca County Beekeepers’ Association. Watch honey being extracted from the hive, beeswax candle dipping and a cooking demonstration. Take in some short informational sessions, visit the kids’ craft area and, of course, don’t miss out on our delicious honey-baked goods and honey sundaes. Bring your family and friends out for some sweet sensations.
|Landowner Conservation Workshop
Saturday, October 6
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Landowners will learn about ways to improve their land for bees, birds, and bucks. They will also learn of the conservation programs available through federal, state and county agencies that will help them achieve habitat and conservation goals.This event is hosted/facilitated by Julie Peterson, Pheasants Forever and Mosquito Hill director Mike Hibbard.
Cost: $10, includes lunch.
Registration and payment due September 28.
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