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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Fall Night Hike and Bonfire

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Food, Hike, Night event
Location: MacKenzie Center

Come on out to the MacKenzie Center for an evening hike through the trails. The illuminated trail will begin at the MacKenzie Center lodge and will include a bonfire with s'mores. After your hike enjoy some hot chocolate by the fireplace in the lodge. Come for a quick hike or stay all evening. Please park in the lodge parking lot and dress for the weather!


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MacKenzie Center information

The MacKenzie Center, just 25 miles north of Madison, is one of the most diverse education centers in Wisconsin. With interpretive trails, exhibits, museums and programming available for school and youth groups, MacKenzie is a wonderful place to visit and learn about the natural world. The State Game Farm is connected to the MacKenzie Center and is adjacent to the arboretum on the western half of the property.

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Mailing Address: W7303 County Highway CS, Poynette, 53955

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Ice Fishing Clinic

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Activities: Fishing, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: MacKenzie Center

Join the MacKenzie Center educators on Free Fishing Weekend to learn all things ice fishing! No fishing licenses is required on Free Fishing Weekend. All equipment will be provided, but feel free to bring any equipment you may have. This event is free and open to all ages. Remember to dress for the weather. Meet at the MacKenzie Center lodge at noon before heading to Lake Wisconsin to fish. Please park in the lodge parking lot and be prepare to travel to Lake Wisconsin.


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MacKenzie Center information

The MacKenzie Center, just 25 miles north of Madison, is one of the most diverse education centers in Wisconsin. With interpretive trails, exhibits, museums and programming available for school and youth groups, MacKenzie is a wonderful place to visit and learn about the natural world. The State Game Farm is connected to the MacKenzie Center and is adjacent to the arboretum on the western half of the property.

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Mailing Address: W7303 County Highway CS, Poynette, 53955

Friday, February 9, 2018

Night Snowshoe Hike

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Hike, Night event, Snowshoeing
Location: MacKenzie Center

Come join us at the MacKenzie Center for a fun Friday night of hiking and snowshoeing. Snowshoes will be provided at no cost or you can bring your own. The illuminated trail begins at the lodge and will continue through the MacKenzie Center trail system. The lodge will be open to warm up, grab some hot chocolate, or use the restroom. Board games will be available in the lodge as well. Please park in the lodge parking lot and dress for the weather!


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MacKenzie Center information

The MacKenzie Center, just 25 miles north of Madison, is one of the most diverse education centers in Wisconsin. With interpretive trails, exhibits, museums and programming available for school and youth groups, MacKenzie is a wonderful place to visit and learn about the natural world. The State Game Farm is connected to the MacKenzie Center and is adjacent to the arboretum on the western half of the property.

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Mailing Address: W7303 County Highway CS, Poynette, 53955

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance.

Last revised: Wednesday, October 18, 2017