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Wehr Nature Center

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Nice location in Whitnall Park!

Whitnall Park itself is an amazing park with plenty beautiful roads to travel and lots of beautiful... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
060alh
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Franklin, Wisconsin
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Very relaxing place to visit

My wife was a volunteer here so I have been here many time. Lots of birds and small animal. Even... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
hunteris40
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI 53132-2529
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Whitnall Park itself is an amazing park with plenty beautiful roads to travel and lots of beautiful scenery. Then you have the Wehr Nature Center inside the park. A beautiful place to visit and enjoy!

Thank 060alh
Reviewed 9 July 2018

It has lots of trails that you can walk. We spent a few hours here to kill some time before we had to leave out on the lake express. If your hungry there is a golf course right off the lake trail that serves great...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

My wife was a volunteer here so I have been here many time. Lots of birds and small animal. Even some deer

Thank hunteris40
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is a wonderful park filled with great photo opportunites! There are beautiful waterfalls and fields that provide gorgeous backgrounds too.

Thank Lavenderamgel830
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I went to Wehr Nature Center for the first time in September 2017 and can't believe I haven't been here before. The walking paths are so beautiful with so many options. They added (and are still adding), a board walk around the lake and into...More

Thank mkem0m
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I love going to the Wehr Nature Center. It's a little gem of nature within the hustle of suburban Milwaukee. There are many trails through diverse topography and micro climates ranging from wetland to woodland to prairie. The trails are not too long so one...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The beauty of the Whitnall Park setting is undeniable. The Sunday brunch is a real treat especially if seated at the window. Food is served buffet style and variety is good.

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic boarded walk around the lake. Lots of wildlife geese deer you never know what you will see. Prairies are phenomenal.

Thank Al H
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Wonderful hiking in the heart of a nature preserve. Would be wonderful for a group of kids with enough walking to make em sleepy.

Thank sinza2017
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The trails here are well marked and color coded so you can't get lost. All sorts of different habitats are experienced here. A nice clean air conditioned nature center building with restrooms and a souvenir shop. Plenty of parking but you'll have to pay a...More

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