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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, an 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.

The location of the facility is just east of New London, Wisconsin in Outagamie County.


Trail System

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.

Trail Maps: Trail Map Brochure (pdf) • Cross Country Ski Map (pdf) • Snowshoe Trails Map (pdf)

WHAT'S GOING ON AT MOSQUITO HILL NATURE CENTER:

Saturday Morning Bird Walks
May 20 & 27
7:00 – 10:00 AM

Birdwatchers

Join us for any or all of these Saturday morning walks. All skill levels are welcome. Dress for the weather and bring your binoculars (or borrow a pair of ours), field guides and waterproof boots.
Bird hikes will be cancelled during inclement weather.

No charge

Third Thursday Lecture Series: Loons – Wild and Wonder…filled
May 18
9:30 – 11:00 AM

Loon With Chick

Sandy Gillum, a retired DNR ecologist and author, will share her research completed in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. Gillum studied habitats of migratory birds, with special emphasis on the ecology of the Common Loon, Gavia immer. This power point accompanied program will leave you in awe of this magnificent bellwether species.

Cost: $6/person, $4/students, seniors, FOMH
Registration and payment due May 10

Native Plant Sale &
Presentation on Moths: The Unknown Pollinators
May 20
10:00 AM-2:00 PM

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Stock up on an assortment of native Wisconsin wildflowers during a plant sale at Mosquito Hill Nature Center on Saturday, May 20 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. An assortment of two and three-year old, mostly sun-loving species, are being provided by Prairie Future Seed Company, Menomonee Falls.

In addition, Prairie Future owner Randy Powers will present a one-hour program, Moths: The Unknown Pollinators, beginning at 10:00 AM.

The cost of the presentation is $6/person or $4/students, seniors and FOMH

Links

Leave No Family Inside • Northeast Wisconsin Birding ClubNortheast Wisconsin Stargazers • The Feather

Owl Cam at The Feather Rehabilitation Center 

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