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.
There are items people can borrow or rent at the center, including:
Come learn about the wonderful world of bats – how they use echolocation and how bats eat insects and not people! For ages 4 and up.
Follow the red canoe as it journeys down river carrying the family on a camping tour. The book Three Days on a River in a Red Canoe by Vera B. Williams will be read. Free.
Children in 6th to 9th grade join us for fun experiments! This month we’ll discover the environmental preferences of cockroaches.
Bring your dad out to celebrate the Summer Solstice and Father’s Day. $5 general public. Please RSVP by June 19.
Pitch your tent as we provide a memorable experience of what it’s like to sleep out under the stars and listening to the night sounds.
The Racine Astronomical Society will have several telescopes set up for visitors to look through at the park. Free.
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. There is no cost to volunteer.
Come out to learn all about the world of frogs and toads, what makes them special.
The book Raccoons and Ripe Corn by Jim Arnosky will be read: as the moon rises a mother raccoon and her two young begin an all-night feast in a cornfield. Free.
Children in 6th to 9th grade join us for fun experiments! This month, children will look at moon rocks.