• 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 Nature Story Time Hike

August 2, 2014

Join us for story (A Tree's Tale by Lark Carrier) about a trail tree and its life history, with a hike tied to the story. This is a free family event.

Pringle Nature Center Science Saturday: May the Force be With You

August 9, 2014

Children in 6th to 9th grade join us for fun experiments! We’ll explore how pulleys and levers work and try to lift a log.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing

August 10, 2014

The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, with 60 meteors per hour. $5 general public. Please RSVP by August 9.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Invasive Species Workday

June 28, 2014, July 26, 2014, August 23, 2014, September 27, 2014, October 25, 2014 and November 22, 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. There is no cost. 

Pringle Nature Center Leave No Child Inside: Come & Explore!

August 30, 2014

Come and explore as summer draws to a close. Arrive and leave when you like. This is a free family event.

Pringle Nature Center Nature Story Time Hike

September 6, 2014

Join us for a story (Raccoons and Ripe Corn by Jim Arnosky) about a mother raccoon and her young who have an all-night feast in a cornfield, with a hike tied to the story. This is a free family event. 

Pringle Nature Center Event: Fall Fun Fest

September 20, 2014

Join us at our annual fest while we celebrate fall, birds, and butterflies! Free; prices vary with activities.

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.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Geminids Meteor Shower Viewing

December 13, 2014

At the peak, you can see up to 60 meteors per hour! There will be a short presentation before heading out with hot chocolate to watch.