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)
|13th Annual Harvest Moon Festival
Saturday, October 10
5:00 – 9:00 PM
Don’t miss the family event of the season! As the full moon rises behind
Mosquito Hill, lighted 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.
Wednesday October 14
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Bats get a bad rap. We'll learn about why bats are so important to our
everyday lives and how you can help these wonderful mammals. We'll add
some more fun to the day with music and a make-it-yourself souvenir to
Memory Cafés are for those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment, and for family and friends of those affected. It’s a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie, and lots of creative fun thrown in.
|Third Thursday Lecture Series: Why Natives?
9:30 – 11:00 AM
There’s a growing buzz about the native plant movement, and it’s not just coming from the bees. Joy Perry, vice-president, Wild Ones Fox Valley Area will talk about the principles behind the use of native plants and the ways in which native plants support birds, pollinators and soil health from Join us to learn about the benefits of gardening with nature, rather than struggling to control it.
$6/person, $4/students, seniors & FOMH
Registration and payment due October 9
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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