Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Story time
Location: Interstate SP
Nature Storytime is a popular program for pre-school children and their parents. Naturalist Julie Fox will share a story and activity with pre-school children and their parents at the Ice Age Center. A short activity following the story will reinforce the story's nature-related theme. Participants may spend time outdoors, weather permitting, so parents should dress their children accordingly. Nature Storytime is free of charge, but a Wisconsin State park sticker is required to enter the park.
Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information
Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight event, Food, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Red Cedar ST
Trail fee is waived for Friday Night Ski, warming fire, prize drawing and hot chocolate available. Activities start at Depot Visitor Center area, off highway 29, west side of Menomonie, WI 54751. Please call 715-232-1242 with questions.
This 14.5-mile rail trail shadows the steep walls of the Red Cedar Valley from Menomonie to its connection with the Chippewa River State Trail. Along its route, the trail passes through the communities of Irvington and Downsville and the Dunnville State Wildlife Area. The trail passes by prairies, marshland bottoms, forests and farmlands, including sandstone bluffs and other unique rock formations. In the Dunnville Wildlife Area, the Red Cedar trail connects to the Chippewa River State Trail.
Mailing Address: 921 Brickyard Road, Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Cross country ski, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Richard Bong SRA
Bring your skis and join instructor John Meyer to learn about waxing and many other skiing tips. The diagonal stride technique will be taught and practiced. Please pre-register by calling (262) 878-5601. Meet at Shelter #1. **Program is weather dependent.
Once designated to be a jet fighter base, Richard Bong State Recreation Area is fittingly named after Major Richard I. Bong, a Poplar, WI native who was America's leading air ace during World War II. The air base was abandoned three days before concrete was to be poured for a 12,500-foot runway. Local citizens had the foresight to protect this open space for future generations.
Mailing Address: 26313 Burlington Rd., Kansasville, Wisconsin 53139
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Educational Programs, Geocache, Indoor activity, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Join us for a fun filled day of activities. Make a pinecone birdfeeder, Participate in a Geocaching adventure, identify mammals common to WI, or simply relax in front of the fireplace. There is something for everyone. The picnic area is located next to the Scuppernong Ski cross country ski trails and the Ice Age Trail for hikers. Event located at the DJ Mackie Picnic Area off of Hwy ZZ, east of Hwy 67.
More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.
Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118
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