Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Educational Programs, Indoor activity, Story time
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Spring winds blow away the last of winter's cold and snow. Have some fun as we learn why the wind blows and what's blown by the wind. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults. Meet at the Ice Age Visitor Center.
The Kettle Moraine Northern Unit is comprised of about 30,000 acres stretching 30 miles across Sheboygan, Fond du Lac and Washington Counties. The forest is managed for multiple use, including recreation management, sustainable forest products, water quality and soil protection, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife, native biological diversity and aesthetics.
Mailing Address: N1765 Highway G , Campbellsport, Wisconsin 53010
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight event, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Rib Mountain SP
Snowshoe Walks - Start your hike from the Friends' Concession Building. Some snowshoes will be available to borrow but we suggest you bring your own or rented snowshoes; donations to cover costs are welcome. There will be hot chocolate and a campfire. Parking is limited, so please consider carpooling if possible. Sponsored by the Friends of Rib Mountain.
This billion-year-old hill is one of the oldest geological formations on earth. Rib Mountain State Park is a premier day-use facility with picnicking, hiking trails and a reservable amphitheater. The top of the 60-foot observation tower offers spectacular views of the Wausau area and Wisconsin River. Granite Peak Ski Area is on the north face of the mountain and offers downhill skiing and snowboarding during winter.
Mailing Address: 4200 Park Road, Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Whitefish Dunes SP
Learn to "float on snow" and be active this winter. Follow the naturalist on a fun exploration hike. Bring your own snowshoe or borrow from the park's limited supply. Instructions provided. Dress for the weather. Meet at the Nature Center.
Whitefish Dunes State Park protects the fragile dune environment on the eastern Door County Peninsula. Stroll along Lake Michigan, watch waterfowl at Clark Lake, use the boardwalk to discover the wetlands or relax on one of the many trails throughout the forested sand dunes and beech forest. The park's nature center features year-round programs, exhibits and displays on ecology, geology and human history. Whitefish Dunes is a day-use park, there is no camping.
Mailing Address: 3275 Clark Lake Road , Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills, Snowshoeing
Location: Crex Meadows
Designed for women ages 18 or older, the workshop offers hands-on instruction in a fun and non-threatening learning environment. Courses will include: Ice Fishing, Winter Camping and Snowshoeing. Pre-registration required. $15 fee due with registration, includes program equipment and lunch. Space limited to 20 participants. Recommended to bring: insulated winter clothing, ice fishing rods, tackle, skimmer and a folding chair.
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
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