Mosquito Hill Nature Center

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Welcome!

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, a 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)


The nature center's snowshoe trails are currently closed due to poor snow conditions and intermittent water in the lowland forest. We are not renting snowshoes at this time but upland hiking trails are available for snowshoeing if you have your own snowshoes. 

WHAT'S GOING ON AT MOSQUITO HILL NATURE CENTER:

A Super Moon Eclipse!
Sunday, January 20
8:30 – 11:00 PM
harvest moonWhen a full moon, super moon, and full lunar eclipse all fall on the same night, there’s no better way to enjoy it than a hike at Mosquito Hill. Join naturalist Adam Brandt on this special evening when all 3 celestial events coincide. Learn about these lunar events and enjoy the property after dark. An indoor program will be followed by a guided hike and views through telescopes. Participants are asked to bring a headlamp or flashlight and dress for the weather.

Cost: $6/person, $4/students, seniors, FOMHRegistration and payment due January 17.

Winter Family Fun Day
Saturday, January 26
12:00 – 3:00 PMGreat Horned Owl
Join us for some family-friendly activities at our annual fun day in the out-of-doors. Participate in the exciting Family Olympics challenge for fun and prizes. Play a round of human foosball. Learn about and meet a few live owls. Young making a winter craft; everyone will like the leisurely snowshoe walk (weather dependent). Warm yourself by the campfire and roast some marshmallows. Hot food and beverages will be for sale. 

Cost: $10/car admission
Yin Yoga
Tuesdays, February 5, 12, 19 & 26
6:00 – 7:00 PM
yin yoga

Yin yoga consists of a series of poses that work the connective tissues in the the body. These passive poses are held for up to five minutes with the aid of straps, blocks, bolsters and other yoga props. This is a slow-paced class appropriate for those with the ability to move through seated, standing, kneeling and reclined positions.

Cost: $25/4-week class or $8/session


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