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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. 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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Backpacking Basics on a Budget
Saturday, June 6
1:00 – 4:00 PM

backpacking

Have you ever wanted to try backpacking or backpack camping but didn’t know where to begin? Instructor and outdoor enthusiast, Tiffany Schulz, will cover the basics on how to plan your own backpacking trip, as well as equipment. Participants will practice packing both internal and external frame backpacks in addition to learning about traveling light and on a budget.

$6/person or $4/students, seniors, FOMH
Registration and payment due May 31
Nocturnal Animals
Saturday, June 6
8:00 – 10:00 PM

flying squirrel

Take an after-dark walk with naturalist Mike Hibbard and explore the world of nocturnal animals. A short indoor program will feature information on some of the many critters who live at MHNC but which we never see. Then head outside for a walk on the trails.

$6/person or $4/students, seniors, FOMH
Registration and payment due May 31.
.  Wanda’s Wellness: Wednesday Morning Yoga
Session 1: June 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15 or Session 2: July 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19, 26
9:00 – 10:00 AM
morning yoga

Certified Yoga Instructor Wanda Schnetzer's favorite motto is: Yoga is for every body and everybody CAN do yoga!  Discover the wonders of yoga and how it can help ALL bodies. Beginners to experienced participants welcome!

Cost: 6 weeks (6 classes) $50 or $15/class
Registration and payment due June 3.

 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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 Green Apple Fold Music Society
No Child Left Inside

 Saturday, August 22, 2015

Warrior Princess Mud Run

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