Mosquito Hill Nature Center

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The Mosquito Hill Nature Center is open year round with both indoor and outdoor opportunities on 441 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 is a paved trail (.6 mile one-way) for more accessible wheelchair access. When the snow season arrives, check out our three signed snowshoe trails, one which takes you to the top of Mosquito Hill.

No pets are permitted on the property.

(as of January 23, 2020)

Upland snowshoe trails are open and in good condition.
Hiking trails are snow-covered and in average condition. Watch for icy patches.

All lowland forest trails are closed due to Wolf River flooding and unstable ice shelves.

Trail Maps: Trail Map Brochure (pdf)  • Snowshoe Trails Map (pdf)


(Check out our full seasonal calendar by clicking on Events Calendar to the left.)


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Saturday, January 25

Run or walk a 1-mile, 3-mile or 5-mile route throughout the nature center property. An 800-meter race for children is also planned. All courses are groomed and fairly flat. Race fees include refreshments, a chili lunch, Mosquito Hill goodie bag, prizes to top finishers and admission to Winter Family Fun Day starting at 12:00 noon.

Pre-race day fees: $20 for the 1, 3, and 5-mile race and $10/kids’ race. Race day fees: add $5.

Entry fees are non-refundable. 
Click here for a registration form.





Saturday, January 25
12 noon to 3:00 PM
$10/car admission

Join us for some family-friendly activities at our annual fun day in the snow.

Playscape obstacle course

Also, participate in the exciting Family Olympics challenge for fun and prizes. Young children will enjoy sliding down the otter slide and making a winter craft; everyone will like the leisurely snowshoe walk. Warm yourself by the campfire and roast some marshmallows. Hot food and beverages will be for sale.


snowshoeing with kids 


Saturday, February 8,
1:00 – 3:00 PM

(or February 22 in case of inclement weather or poor snow conditions)

What better way to get out and enjoy our Wisconsin winters than to experience it on snowshoes! Join naturalist Jessica Miller as she guides you around the nature center property to learn the flora and fauna that survive the cold and snowy months in Northeast Wisconsin.

$6/person or $10/household


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