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: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Activities: Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity, Walk
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
A series of Monday and Thursday night hikes this spring will help visitors to section hike all of the Ice Age Trail within the Southern Unit. Park at the Hwy 12 "Ice Age Trail" parking lot, just east of Sweno Road. We will hike north around Lake LaGrange and return on the Horse Trail. Total distance is 3 miles.
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
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activity: Outdoor skills
Location: Crex Meadows
Registrants can enter the following species/categories: Mallard Duck, Canada Goose, Wild Turkey. First place callers in each category will receive an award. Contestants must compete in all three categories to be qualified for the Game Commander Award. No electronic calls permitted. Pre- registration required. No entry fee.
Crex Meadows Wildlife Area is a 30,000 acre property of wetlands, brush prairies, and forests scattered across a gently rolling landscape. It is located in western Burnett County. Find it from Highway 70 in Grantsburg. Directional signs will guide you through Grantsburg to the Crex Meadows Wildlife Education and Visitor Center, which is located on County Road D.
Mailing Address: 102 East Crex Avenue, Grantsburg, 54840
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Fishing, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Richard Bong SRA
Lean the basics of tying flies for fishing. All materials are supplied for you to tie a San Juan Worm and Woolly Bugger/Worm. Best suited for ages 12 and up, children must be accompanied by an adult. Please call (262) 878-5601 to pre-register as class size is limited. Meet at the Visitor Center.
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
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