• Pringle Nature Center
  • Pringle Nature Center
  • Pringle Nature Center

Pringle Nature Center

(262) 857-8008


Building open Tues.-Sun. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and during special events.

Take Hwy. C west to Hwy. MB, south to entrance. Various free ongoing nature programs, exhibits, books and interactive learning stations. Outside, hike on wood chip trails through Bristol Woods upland forest — a majestic oak community. Cross country skiing and snow shoeing on all trails. Snowshoes available for rent. Located in a Kenosha County park - Bristol Woods.

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Pringle Nature Center Event: Leave No Child Inside: School Break Come and Play!

April 22, 2014 – April 25, 2014

Instead of staying cooped up inside during spring break, come out to Pringle Nature Center with a different theme each day. Come and leave when you like. Free.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Invasive Species Workday

April 26, 2014 and May 24, 2014

Help us to continue to restore our Oak Savanna and Prairie areas. We will be cutting down buckthorn, multi-flora rose, and other invasive plants. Free.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Nature Story Time Hike

February 1, 2014, March 1, 2014, April 5, 2014, May 3, 2014

Bring out the little ones as a book is read, and a hike is taken. This is a free monthly program.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Plant Exchange

May 10, 2014

Have plants that you must prune or cull? How about trading your excess with others? Free. 

Pringle Nature Center Event: Mother's Day Ephemeral Brunch and Spring Wildflower Walk

May 11, 2014

Bring out the mom in your life to celebrate her day. A light brunch will be served. Guided hikes will be on the hour. $12 general public / $6 children 10 & under. Please RSVP by May 10.

Pringle Nature Center program: Dad and Me Summer Solstice Night Hike

June 15, 2014

Enjoy a night hike with your favorite dad in your life. Also celebrate the beginning of summertime! $5 general public. Please RSVP by June 13.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing

August 10, 2014

Come watch the night sky for the Perseids. There will be a short presentation before heading out to watch the show. $5 general public. Please RSVP by August 9.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Fall Fun Fest

September 20, 2014

Come celebrate fall at Pringle! There’ll be hayrides, kid’s crafts, food, green vendors and more! Free admission; prices vary with activity.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Haunted Halloween Hike

October 25, 2014

Come for a haunted walk through the woods put on by local Boy Scouts. Come and leave when you like. $5 general public.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Pringle 5K Run/Hike

November 1, 2014

Hailed as some of the best trails in Kenosha County, this 5K goes through the rolling hills of the park. Awards to the top finishers.