Learn about the history of snowshoes and take a naturalist-guided snowshoe hike in the park. Discover how the plants and animals of Wisconsin are adapted to surviving our cold season and experience the beauty of the woods in winter. This program is for all ages and abilities.
Hike will be cancelled at windchills of -20F or below.
The NEW Zoo
Saturday, Jan. 25th, 10 am
This program is part of our guest speaker series.
Come and meet some animals that will be visiting from the NEW Zoo in Green Bay. Learn about physical and behavioral adaptations that help them to survive in their environment. This fun, interactive and edzoocational program is designed for kids of all ages.
Saturday Feb. 1st, 9:30 am
Learn about the history of Siberian huskies and the sport of dog-sledding. Watch the harnessing process in preparation for riding. Program is outdoors; snow not necessary.
A limited number of short rides will be available for children 12 years and under.
$8 for a ride, $2 to watch the program (payment in advance not required to watch program, just show up on the day)
All ride tickets must be purchased in advance by phone, Jan. 30 & 31st.
Guided Evening Snowshoe Hike
Saturday, Feb. 8th, 6:30 pm
$6 per person (includes snowshoe rental)
Snowshoe with a naturalist to enjoy the night beauty of the forest and the winter skies. Learn some snowshoe history and some interesting facts about how some creatures survive the Wisconsin winter. Listen for calls from owls.
This program is dependent on adequate snow cover; if in doubt please call to verify snow conditions prior. Ph. 920 849 1471
The park will also be open for cross-country skiing this evening ($2 trail fee). Bring your own skis or rent a set from the nature center ($6 ski rental, includes trail fee).