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.
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.
Trail Maps: Trail Map Brochure (pdf) • Cross Country Ski Map (pdf) • Snowshoe Trails Map (pdf)
|Public Bat Monitoring
Monday, August 22
To assist the DNR with bat research, we will monitor the
nature center property for bat presence. We’ll follow a pre-planned
route around the property recording bat calls and location with an
Anabat detector. Wear closed-toe shoes and long pants/sleeves. Insect
repellent is prohibited as it can damage the equipment. Starting times,
updates or cancellations will be posted each Monday on our Mosquito Hill
Nature Center Facebook page.
|G3: Into the Woods
Tuesday, July 26
10:00 – 11:00 AM
What better place to be in the middle of summer than in the
cool, green forest. We’ll take a walk on Mosquito Hill and see what’s
happening in the woods. We’ll look for birds in the trees, deer in the
shrubs and all sorts of little things in the soil. The forest is a busy
Registration and payment due one week prior.
|Let’s Take a Walk:
Through the Prairie
Sunday, July 31
1:30 – 2:30 PM
Prairies originally covered much of the Great Plains of the United States, including a portion of western Wisconsin. The nature center is home to a 12-acre planted prairie which boasts dozens of unique plants species as well as animal species that could be found in the original prairies. We’ll explore the mid-summer plants, their adaptations and benefits to wildlife.
$3/adult and $2/youth
Registration and payment due July 24
Leave No Family Inside • Northeast Wisconsin Birding Club • Northeast Wisconsin Stargazers • The Feather •
Owl Cam at The Feather Rehabilitation Center
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