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

Pringle Nature Center

(262) 857-8008

Hours:

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: Nature Story Time Hike

January 3, 2015

Join Pringle as a story is read about a family on their way to a frozen lake high in the hills (A Winter Place by Ruth Yaffe Radin). This is a free event.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Guided Snowshoe Hike

January 10, 2015

Join a naturalist for a walk through Bristol Woods. There must be at least 4” of snow. The cost is $5; please register by January 9.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Leave No Child Inside: Snow Day

January 24, 2015

Come and try your hand at some winter activities – snowshoeing, geocaching, and other fun outdoor winter activities. Come and leave when you like. This is a free event.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Nature Story Time Hike

February 7, 2015

Join Pringle as a story is read about the sun and its importance to life on this planet (The Sun: Our Nearest Star by Franklyn M. Branley). This is a free event.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Great Backyard Bird Count: Feeder Building

February 7, 2015

The weekend before the national Great Backyard Bird Count, come and make a feeder for your backyard to count the birds. Feeder price: $12.00. Please register in advance.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Candlelight Snowshoe Valentine’s Hike

February 14, 2015

Enjoy the winter wonderland at night with loved ones while snowshoeing on a candlelit trail. Come and leave when you like. General public: $5.00. This is a weather permitting event.

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

February 14, 2015

Look at how pulleys and levers work. At the end, you’ll use your new knowledge to lift a log. General public $8.00; please register by February 13.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Leave No Child Inside: Sky is the Limit

February 28, 2015

Come learn about the night sky and the seasons in our inflatable StarLab Planetarium. General public: $6.00; please register by February 27.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Owl Prowl

March 6, 2015

Join a naturalist and see see how amazing our feathered friends are and call them to see if they’ll call back. General public: $5.00; please register by March 5.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Nature Story Time Hike

March 7, 2015

Join Pringle as a story is read about a Native American legend of how humans might have discovered the sweet juice that North Americans have processed into maple syrup for hundreds of years (Maple Moon by Connie Brummel Crook). This is a free event.