Tour the Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm, a National Historic Landmark

May 24, 2014 - October 18, 2014

Baraboo
  • The Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm, inspiration for A Sand County Almanac

    The Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm, inspiration for A Sand County Almanac

Guided Shack Tours Saturdays at 1pm - 3pm. The land surrounding the Shack provides a living classroom for exploring dynamic ecological relationships and conservation history. Guided Shack tours last approximately two hours and are led by Aldo Leopold Foundation education staff. Come hear stories about the incredible land restoration initiated here by Aldo Leopold and his family, visit the inside of the famous Shack, and stroll along restored prairie, woods and river trails with our guide. Reservations are required for guided tours. If you are coming in a group of 10 or more participants, we request that you schedule a separate tour date and time in advance. Aldo Leopold Foundation Members are FREE. Adults: $15 / Seniors (Age 62 or older): $10 / Children (Age 11-17): $8 / Children (Age 10 or under) free * Guided tours of the Shack not offered on the following Saturdays in 2014, due to other special events going on: May 17th Family Day (Free 12-4pm), October 25th (Leopold Center Art Day) ** The 300 yard dirt driveway leading to the Shack itself is accessible by wheelchair, but the rest of the trails are not. Tour routes follow rustic trails which may have occasional obstacles such as tree stumps, exposed roots, or downed branches.The Aldo Leopold Foundation assumes no responsibility for any injury and/or accident to a person or persons while visiting the Aldo Leopold Shack and Farm.

Event Date Detail

May 24, 2014 - Oct 18, 2014

Open Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm. Guided tours on Saturdays only, Shack tour starts at 1pm and ends 3pm back at the Legacy Center where you can take an optional 'Green building' 40 minute audio tour.

Occurs Weekly Every: Sat