Mosquito Hill Nature Center

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Welcome!

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.

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:

 Memory Cafe'
Wednesday, December 13
1:30-3:00 PM"FVMP logo"
It’s the season for music and memories! We will play the chimes and bells as we share holiday tunes. Feel free to bring and share your favorite treat and we will be sure to bring ours too. We will create a special gift for you to keep or to give to a special person in your life. 

Memory Cafe's are a social gathering place for persons with memory loss, mild cognitive impairment, early Alzheimer’s, or other dementia and their family and friends. 

No cost

Nature Center Holiday Hours
December/January
"snowflake"
The nature center's interpretive building and office will be closed the following days:

Sunday, December 24
Monday, December 25
Sunday, December 31
Monday, January 1

Hiking trails will remain open sun up to sun down on those days.

Take a Walk on the Dark Side
Saturday, January 6
6:30 – 8:30 PM
"meteor shower"
So many people use our trails during the day, but things look and feel different after sunset. Experience the dark side of Mosquito Hill with an after-dark walk with naturalist Steve Petznick. Steve will share basic astronomy skills for locating constellations and wandering stars. He’ll discuss nocturnal wildlife while you listen for owls. Light refreshments will follow.

Cost: $6/person, $4/students, seniors, FOMH
Registration and payment due January 3.

Links

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

Owl Cam at The Feather Rehabilitation Center 

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