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.
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.
WHAT'S GOING ON AT MOSQUITO HILL NATURE CENTER:
Wednesday, February 13
We all know some interesting facts about our Presidents, but what about the First Ladies? Trivia galore will be shared, and of course we'll have some other fun things to do! It's still winter, but we will be happy and warm inside the nature center's building, with windows to enjoy the view.
Memory Cafés are for those experiencing early stage dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment, and for family and friends of those affected.
Torchlight Snowshoe Walk
Saturday, February 16
6:30 – 9:00 PM
Enjoy this self-led tiki torch-lit excursion on groomed snowshoe trails. Hot beverages will be served and all snowshoe equipment is provided. A $2 discount is available to participants who bring their own snowshoes.
Cost: $8/adults, $6/students, seniors, FOMH
Registration and payment due by February 15.
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