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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.

There are items people can borrow or rent at the center, including:

  • GPS Units – Our GPS units are pre-programmed with the Geocaches located in the park. GPS units can be rented for $5.00/unit. Driver’s license or ID is needed for rental.
  • Explorer Backpack – These family friendly backpacks provide the tools necessary to facilitate fun exploration of Bristol Woods. Backpacks can be rented for $5.00/pack. Driver’s license or ID is needed for rental.
  • Guidebooks and Binoculars – While out on your hike, you can borrow guidebooks and binoculars at no charge. Driver’s license or ID is needed for borrowing.

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Pringle Nature Center Event: Nature Story Time Hike

December 5, 2015

A nature themed story will be read and after the story, there will be a guided hike with activities tied to the story. Free.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Leave No Child Inside: Winter Discovery Hike

December 12, 2015

Join us as we discover what goes on in winter – how plants and animals get ready for the colder weather and snow.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Geminid Meteor Shower Viewing

December 12, 2015

Join us in watching one of the more brilliant light shows in the sky. After a short presentation and grabbing hot chocolate, we will watch the night sky. $5 general public. Please RSVP.


Pringle Nature Center Event: Mother’s Day Ephemeral Brunch and Spring Wildflower Hike

May 8, 2016

Bring out the mom in your life to celebrate her day. A light brunch will be served. Guided hikes will be on the hour.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Dad & Me Father’s Day and Summer Solstice Celebration

June 19, 2016

Join us for night activities with your favorite dad in your life. We’ll also celebrate the beginning of summertime!

Pringle Nature Center Event: Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing

August 12, 2016

Come watch the night sky for the Perseids. We will have a short presentation before heading out to watch the show.