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Trails at Mosquito Hill

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Hours                                Trail Map (pdf)  • Snowshoe Trails Map (pdf)

The Mosquito Hill Nature Center trails are open to enjoy from sunrise until sunset 7 days a week except during the gun deer hunting season. Due to Outagamie County ordinances, pets are not permitted on the trails.

MHNC Trail Map 2020

 

Overlook Trail                             .86 mile 
Winds through northern hardwood forest past sandstone outcroppings to the top of Mosquito Hill with excellent views.  Historical sites, like the old ski jump location are visible along the route. Moderate/Difficult trail, moderate/steep slopes, wood chips.

Wet Meadow Trail                               .02 mile
Winds through an old wet meadow and a reclaimed glacial gravel pit.
Easy/Moderate trail, mowed grass, hard packed gravel and raised wooden boardwalks.

Prairie Loop                                        .68 mile
Circles the 12-acre prairie planting. More than 130 native forbs and grasses bloom during the growing season. 
Easy/Moderate trail, gentle slopes, mowed grass.

All People’s Trail                         .51 mile 
Starts at the interpretive building and winds along the floodplain forest edge, past Frog Pond, through the prairie planting, ending at Oxbow Pond with rest areas and interpretive signage along the way.
Easy trail, gentle slopes, paved.

Deer Path Trail                            .43 mile
Skirts the base of Mosquito Hill through an aspen stand. 
Moderate trail, moderate slopes, mowed grass and wood chips.

Waterthrush Walkway                 .38 mile
Winds through Wolf River floodplain forest and past Frog Pond.
Easy/Moderate trail, gentle slopes, gravel.
This trail often floods with high river levels.

Succession Loop                      1.33 miles
Circles Mosquito Hill winding through old fields, sumac growth and mixed forest.
Moderate/Difficult trail, gentle/moderate slopes, mowed grass and wood chips.

Please Observe These Rules

Please stay on designated trails • Pets are prohibited on the nature center grounds • Motorized vehicles are prohibited on the nature center trails except for electric powered vehicles used by people with disabilities • Bicycles, skateboards, and in-line skates & roller skates are prohibited on the nature center trails • Collecting of plants or animals is prohibited • Firearms and fireworks are prohibited on the nature center grounds • Smoking is not permitted on the nature center trails • Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the nature center grounds • Camping and fires are not allowed on the nature center grounds • Amplified music is not allowed on the nature center grounds.hits counter

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