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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 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)

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Public Bat Monitoring
Monday, August 22
8:15 PM

big brown bat

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.

No Charge
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
G3: Little Birds of Prey
Tuesday, August 2
10:00 – 11:00 AM

Screech Owl

When we think of birds of prey, many times our images include bald eagles and great horned owls. While both are fantastic predators and majestic birds, our small raptors are equally as impressive. They are fast fliers and incredible hunters. We’ll introduce you to few live little birds of prey and discuss their importance in our natural world.

$3/adults, $2/youth
Registration and payment due one week prior.


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

Owl Cam at The Feather Rehabilitation Center 

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