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Wehr Nature Center

#1 of 8 things to do in Franklin Features Animals
9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI 53132-2529
+1 414-425-8550
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Walk around the lake

Fantastic boarded walk around the lake. Lots of wildlife geese deer you never know what you will... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Al H
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Interactive science center

Wonderful hiking in the heart of a nature preserve. Would be wonderful for a group of kids with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sinza2017
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9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI 53132-2529
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+1 414-425-8550
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank jtg1961
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Well marked trails - varied lengths and difficulties. No bikes sharing the trails. Spring flowers were beautiful and there was a different variety as you walked along. You could hear the city noises, but it was quiet enough to hear the birds. Not overly crowded.

Thank CStein_11
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I love to walk through nature, and the Wehr Nature Center is the perfect place to do that. With several different marked trails and true nature surrounding, it always helps me to come to a peaceful state away from the crazy noise of the outside...More

1  Thank Jim O
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have been there many times to walk the trails around the pond. They are beautiful any time of year. Very peaceful. The waterfall is fun for kids to see. It's located on the north side of the pond just south of college & 92nd....More

Thank weekendvisitor2015
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. During this field trip for third graders, there was a nature walk and a lesson with hands-on activities.

Thank Nanci S
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Since I live very close to Wehr Nature Center, and since I'm a Friend, I have made it a point to drive over and go for little hikes of about a mile. I thoroughly enjoyed the yellow route which took me partially around the lake;...More

Thank RoMaWa
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

After a big indian afternoon buffet, we needed a quiet walk outdoors. Wehr nature center's trail around Mallard Lake was our choice. The trail was level and easy. Parking lot was 2/3 full at 3:15pm, so we were not too surprised to encounter numerous families...More

Thank Yoga B
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We used to live adjacent to the property and spent many hours hiking the trails. Recently stopped back for a visit. Varied area with a pond, wetlands, forest and prairie and is part of Whitnall Park. Enjoyable any time of year. Check the website for...More

Thank NeverUnpacked
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