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)
|14th Annual Harvest Moon Festival
Saturday, October 8
5:00 – 9:00 PM
Don’t miss the family event of the season! As the full moon
rises behind Mosquito Hill, jack-o-lanterns will smile, hayride wagons
will be filled with fresh straw and the center will be visited by live
critters. The evening will be filled with stargazing through telescopes,
hayrides, the Great Pumpkin Walk, learning sessions, games and much
more. Snacks and beverages will be for sale.
No reservations necessary.
All About Uranus
Saturday October 15
7:00 -9:00 PM
Join Ken Fix, NASA ambassador, for an informative look at this ringed planet. With Uranus “breaking all the rules,” this planet is a floating ball of contradiction. After the indoor program participants will head outside for stargazing, weather permitting.
$6/adults, $4/students, seniors, FOMH
Registration and payment due October 10.
|Third Thursday Lecture Series: Ding’s Darling
9:30 – 11:00 AM
Tim Eisele is an outdoor writer and photographer from Madison. His presentation is the result of his research on conservationist Ding Darling and provides interesting details about the Federal Duck Stamp contest and helps to bring the passion of Ding Darling to life.
$6/person, $4/students, seniors & FOMH
Registration and payment due October 14.
Leave No Family Inside • Northeast Wisconsin Birding Club • Northeast Wisconsin Stargazers • The Feather •
Owl Cam at The Feather Rehabilitation Center
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