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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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Saturday Morning Bird Walks
April 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 7:00 – 10:00 AM

Bird Watchers

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 in the event of inclement weather.

No charge

Leave No Family Inside: Wisconsin’s Frogs
Saturday, May 23
12:30 – 3:00 PM
frog

A sure sign of spring is the sound of frog calls coming from our lowland forest. Wisconsin is lucky enough to be home to 12 different species of native frogs and you’ll have the opportunity to learn about them all, including how to identify them by sight and sound. After an indoor presentation with naturalist Jessica Miller, we’ll venture outside to find and listen to frogs singing on the nature center property.

$6/individual or $10/household
Registration and payment due May 28.
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.  

 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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 Saturday, August 22, 2015

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