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)
|Saturday Morning Bird Walks
April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28
7:00 – 10:00 AM
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. Hikes will be cancelled due to inclement weather.
Feather Fest: Feather Fest Flying High in 2016
Sunday, May 1
8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Each year International Migratory Bird Day is celebrated around the state to raise awareness of migratory songbirds and how we can help them thrive in an urban landscape. This year Feather Fest, a free, family-friendly event is being held in the beautiful and rustic Hatten Park on New London’s west side. A variety of bird related activities will fill the day for all ages. See our Feather Fest page for more information.
|Transit of Mercury
Monday, May 9
8:30 – 11:00 AM
This daytime indoor and outdoor program on MONDAY, MAY 9, will introduce you to the tiny, innermost planet of Mercury. During the morning hours of May 9, Mercury will travel between Earth and the sun. Special filters placed on nature center telescopes will give us the chance to see this phenomenon.
$6/person, $4/students, seniors & FOMH
Registration and payment due May 5
A complete list of upcoming events is on the event calendar.
Leave No Family Inside • Northeast Wisconsin Birding Club • Northeast Wisconsin Stargazers • The Feather •
Owl Cam at The Feather Rehabilitation Center
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