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Get Outdoors!Date range: Saturday, November 09, 2019 to Saturday, May 09, 2020

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Saturday, November 9, 2019

GO! Discover: Ready for the Big Chill?

9 days old

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Drop-in Program, Scavenger hunt
Location: Havenwoods SF

Plants and animals have been preparing for months! Drop in to check out their strategies for surviving winter. Get crafty and then head out on a self-guided scavenger hunt! Families, friends, and youth groups are invited to head over to Havenwoods on the second and/or third Saturdays of each month. Drop in any time between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to discover something new about nature.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Nature Trivia Walk

9 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Activities: Drop-in Program, Nature study, Outdoor activity, Walk
Location: Devil's Lake SP

Drop-in anytime between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to test your nature knowledge! Stop first at the Nature Center to pick up your clue card. Then head down an easy trail and look for the trivia signs along the way. There will be prizes too. It's a great activity for families to get out and enjoy a late-fall day. Meet at the Nature Center.

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Devil's Lake SP information

Founded in 1911, Devil's Lake is the third oldest state park in Wisconsin, the largest, and the most visited. Devil's Lake offers magnificent views from 500-foot quartzite bluffs overlooking a 360-acre lake. Enjoy lakeshore picnic areas, sandy swimming beaches, 29 miles of hiking trails, or ease into the backcountry solitude. Devil's Lake is a beautiful year-round park with an intriguing natural history along the 1,000-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail.


Mailing Address: S5975 Park Rd., Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913-9299

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Spoon Spinners

9 days old

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activity: Arts and Crafts
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Make your own wind spinner using recycled spoons. We provide the drills, instructors and materials. Please pre-register by calling (262) 878-5601. Fee is $12. For ages 12 and up. Meet at the Visitor Center but be prepared to drive.

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Richard Bong SRA information

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

Saturday, November 9, 2019

OutWIGo Luminary Hike

9 days old

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Hike, Night event
Location: Rib Mountain SP

Join the Friends of Rib Mountain for a luminary hike at the Friends Gathering Space at Rib Mountain State Park. Campfire, snacks, and beverages provided. Bring flashlight or headlamp for your hike if desired. Free event, however, a park sticker is required for entry into the park.

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Rib Mountain SP information

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

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Fall Hike: Scuppernong Trails

8 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Greet the day with a 2.3-mile hike around the Red Loop at the Scuppernong Trail System. Moderate Hills. Meet at the Scuppernong Trailhead, S58 W35820 Cty. Hwy. ZZ, Dousman. A State Park Sticker is required.

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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

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

Sunday, November 10, 2019

2019 Fall Rivet Run/Walk 5K

8 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Race, Run, Walk
Location: Pattison SP

This scenic 5K course runs through the trails of Pattison State Park, passing waterfalls and more! Registration and packet pick up 10:30-11:30 a.m. Race begins at noon. The top male and female overall, and the top male and female in each age group receive a rivet award. Participants will need to pay their own entry into the park this year. You must register by Nov. 1 to receive a wicking long sleeved -tshirt. Registration is capped at 100 participants. Proceeds benefit trail maintenance at Pattison State Park.

For more information or to register, see the Rivet Run website [exit DNR].


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Pattison SP information

Pattison State Park features the highest waterfalls in Wisconsin and the fourth highest waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains. Big Manitou Falls is 165 feet high, and Twin Little Manitou Falls is 31 feet high. This 1,436-acre park also has a lake with a beach, a nature center, camping, nine miles of hiking trails and abundant wildlife.


Mailing Address: 6294 S State Rd 35, Superior, Wisconsin 54880

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Full Beaver Moon Hike

6 days old

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activities: Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Horicon Marsh Education Center

Join us for a beautiful walk under the full moon. Dress to be outside.

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Horicon Marsh Education Center information

Horicon Marsh has been formally recognized as a Wetland of International Importance by the Ramsar Convention of the United Nations. This renowned marsh is now home to the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. The Wildlife Education Program has been conducted at the marsh since the mid-1980s. This program focuses on the abundant wildlife resources of the marsh, their ecology and applied management.


Mailing Address: N7725 Hwy 28, Horicon, 53032

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Thousand-Miler: An Evening with Nature Program

6 days old

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activity: Educational Programs
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit

Millions of people take to the Ice Age National Scenic Trail every year, but only a few intrepid hikers become Thousand-Milers, those who travel the full 1000-mile route. Join Melanie Radzicki McManus, Thousand-Miler and Author, as she shares tales of her incredible adventures of through hiking the entire Ice Age Trail. This program is most appropriate for people over the age of 12 years. Meet at the Turning Rivers Camp (located off Youth Camp Road between County Road G and County Road S near New Fane)

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Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit information

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

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Weekly Nature Walk

5 days old

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Activities: Nature study, Outdoor activity, Wildlife study
Location: Horicon Marsh Education Center

These relaxed, guided walks will explore marsh flora and fauna while taking in the stunning views on the marsh. Length and difficulty will depend upon participants. Meeting location will vary; check website/Facebook for updates.

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Horicon Marsh Education Center information

Horicon Marsh has been formally recognized as a Wetland of International Importance by the Ramsar Convention of the United Nations. This renowned marsh is now home to the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. The Wildlife Education Program has been conducted at the marsh since the mid-1980s. This program focuses on the abundant wildlife resources of the marsh, their ecology and applied management.


Mailing Address: N7725 Hwy 28, Horicon, 53032

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Knee-high Naturalist

4 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Bring your 3-5 year old to this fun hands-on program. This month get READY FOR WINTER! Be prepared to go outside. Please call to register or to cancel (262) 878-5601. Meet at the Visitor Center.

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Richard Bong SRA information

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

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Gottfried Arboretum's Create a Winter Wreath

4 days old

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Indoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Using a variety of natural materials, create a beautiful wreath and swag that will enhance your home's winter decor. To register for a session, call (920) 940-8869 by November 12. Space is limited. This program is best for people over 12 years old. Cost: $20.00/person; fee payable to the Gottfried Arboretum. Location: Zillmer Trail Shelter (located off County Road SS between County Road G and Hwy 67 near New Prospect)


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Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit information

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

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Gottfried Arboretum's Create a Winter Wreath

4 days old

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Indoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Using a variety of natural materials, create a beautiful wreath and swag that will enhance your home's winter decor. To register for a session, call (920) 313-0190 by November 12. Space is limited. This program is best for people over 12 years old. Cost: $20.00/person; fee payable to the Gottfried Arboretum. Location: Zillmer Trail Shelter (located off County Road SS between County Road G and Hwy 67 near New Prospect)


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Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit information

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

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Starsplitters Astronomy Program: Lunatics

4 days old

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Astronomy, Night event
Location: Wyalusing SP

Each month George Wertwijn leads us in advanced astronomy discussions for science-minded adults. Held close to full moon, we fondly refer to these as our Lunatics meetings. Join us if you are interested.

The Starsplitters of Wyalusing is a nonprofit group of amateur astronomers who have partnered with schools, educators, interested citizens and benefactors to bring the fascinating science and wonders of astronomy to everyone. For more information, go to starsplitters.org [exit DNR]


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Wyalusing SP information

At Wyalusing State Park, camp 500 feet above the confluence of the Wisconsin and Mississippi rivers. One of Wisconsin's oldest state parks, Wyalusing features family and group camps, hiking trails, a canoe trail, Native American burial mounds, bird watching, fishing, boating, bicycling, and picnicking near several scenic overlooks of the river valleys below.


Mailing Address: 13081 State Park Lane, Bagley, Wisconsin 53801

Friday, November 15, 2019

Oh Deer! Nature Storytime

3 days old

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Story time
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit
Location Map: Map of event location

Deer are one of Wisconsin's largest wild animals. Learn some incredible facts about these handsome woodland creatures. This hour of nature fun awaits 3 to 6 year olds with accompanying adults. Location: Ice Age Visitor Center (located off Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee)


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Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit information

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

Saturday, November 16, 2019

GO! Discover: Ready for the Big Chill?

2 days old

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Drop-in Program, Scavenger hunt
Location: Havenwoods SF

Plants and animals have been preparing for months! Drop in to check out their strategies for surviving winter. Get crafty and then head out on a self-guided scavenger hunt! Families, friends, and youth groups are invited to head over to Havenwoods on the second and/or third Saturdays of each month. Drop in any time between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to discover something new about nature.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Coiled Rim Gourd Bowls

2 days old

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Indoor activity
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Make a beautiful decorative gourd bowl with a coiled and sewn fiber rim. Learn the techniques of growing, drying and preparing gourds for use as well. Please pre-register by calling (262) 878-5601. Fee is $25. Meet at the Visitor Center.

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Richard Bong SRA information

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

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Friday, June 07, 2019