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Wehr Nature Center, Franklin

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
Wehr Nature Center in Whitnall Park fosters an environmental awareness and conservation ethic in visitors of all ages through interactions with its restored habitats and education programming. The Center provides the public and Milwaukee County valuable information and resources on current local and global environmental issues and enables school groups to interact with and learn more about nature and conservation throughout the County Park System through its Nature in the Parks outreach programming.

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  • So much nature to explore parking available. Nature walks. See many open all seasons see nature in all the seasons 
  • Wehr Nature Center is part of the larger Whitnall Park. Great place to take a walk in nature. Lots of birds singing during our recent visit. Many native wildflowers. A wonderful afternoon. Look for ed...  read more »
  • Wehr is a great place to take a walk or small hike through the nature trails. A great piece to get outside and enjoy nature just outside Milwaukee. 
  • Absolutely a jewel of south east Wisconsin. I can't say how much places like this need to be protected and cherished for future generations. Only bad thing I can say about this place is "little options" for bathrooms. Otherwise, highly recommended👍🏻
  • The building and bathrooms are open 8-4:30pm. There are refreshments available for purchase as well as a friendly staff!
  • Fantastic trails, well kept, for all ages and lifestyles.
  • easy walking trails, with bridges and boardwalks over marshy areas. the center itself is very nice and they host activities throughout the summer. also a waterfall at the edge of the lake!
  • Beautiful waterfall and trails
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