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  • 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: 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 Event: Beginning Geocaching

November 8, 2014

Learn about this high technology treasure hunt game. You will learn how to use a GPS to find caches in the woods. $5 general public.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Pringle 5K Run/Hike

November 8, 2014

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

Pringle Nature Center Event: Leave No Child Inside: Nature Play Date

November 22, 2014

By playing in nature, it will help foster a more balanced and healthy lifestyle for your children. Come and leave when you like. Free.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Nature Story Time Hike

December 6, 2014

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 13, 2014

Discover what goes on in winter – how plants and animals get ready for the colder weather and snow. $6 general public. Please RSVP by December 12.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Geminids Meteor Shower Viewing

December 13, 2014

Join Pringle in watching one of the more brilliant light shows in the sky. After a short presentation and grabbing hot chocolate, you will watch the night sky. $5 general public. Please RSVP by December 12.

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

May 10, 2015

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 21, 2015

Join us for night activities with your favorite dad in your life. We’ll also celebrate the beginning of summertime! $5 general public. Please RSVP by June 19.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing

August 14, 2015

Come watch the night sky for the Perseids. We will have a short presentation before heading out to watch the show. $5 general public. Please RSVP by August 13.