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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 art gallery, themed classrooms, meeting rooms, and a library. Outside is a butterfly house that's open July through August and an observatory which is used during scheduled events. Find things to do on the event calendar or the Thrivent Art Gallery schedule. 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)

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Thousands of Flights Daily: Butterfly House Last Day
Wednesday, August 27
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

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Only a few more days to visit Butterfly House. This is our last season for the exhibit!

Walk among Wisconsin butterflies in an enclosed habitat landscaped with native and cultivated flowers, shrubs and trees. The house is open every Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM through Wednesday, August 27. A $1/person donation is appreciated. See the Butterfly House webpage for more information.

Leave No Family Inside:
Nature through the Eye of a Camera

Sunday, September 7
12:30 – 3:30 PM
Man with Camera
How many of you know how to use your digital camera properly? Join professional photographer Michael Reinke to learn the basics of great nature photography. Learn about framing, lighting, the rules of thirds and more. Use your imagination to create great photographs during this hands-on, outdoor experience. This class is best suited for beginner photographers and families with kids ages 10 and older. Bring your own digital camera or borrow one of ours for the class.

$6/each or $10/household
Registration and payment due August 31.
Honey Sunday
Sunday, September 14
1:00 – 4:00 PM


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This annual event celebrates the honeybee: expert pollinator and provider of sweet stuff for our table. Learn about honeybees, beekeeping and collecting honey from our friends in the Waupaca County Beekeepers Association. You can also sample honey, pick up some products to take home and enjoy a honey sundae while you’re here.

Admission is $8/car. No pre-registration necessary.

 A complete list of upcoming events is on the event calendar.

Links

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

Owl Cam at The Feather Rehabilitation Center 

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 Community Learning Connection

 Green Apple Fold Music Society
No Child Left Inside
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