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Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

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View Website Favorite (6) 1305 Plank Rd - Menasha, WI 54952
Information: 920-720-9349
Fax: 920-720-2393

Tue-Fri: 8am-4:30pm Sat: 11am-4pm Sun-Mon: Closed The Nature Center building will also be closed on major holidays. Trails remain open 6am-9pm daily.

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Heckrodt Wetland Reserve includes 76 acres of forested wetland, wetland meadow, open water and upland field communities. Wheelchair and stroller friendly, this 3+ mile trail system allows access to the wetland without getting wet feet. 5,000 sq. ft. Nature Center includes live and mounted animals, indoor Discovery Den children's play area and bird watching solarium. Outdoor children's adventure area includes tunnels and mounds for climbing and crawling. Monthly public programs and special group programs for a fee.

  • Features
    • On Water
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Groomed
    • Flat
    • Open
    • Wooded
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Wildlife Refuge & Reserves

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Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • An 11 acre Prairie Meadow and Arboretum project, featuring native plant species, was built on a closed landfill
  • A Wildlife Management Area was developed by removing invasive plants and installing native shrubs and habitat structures
  • Wetland education programs teach families and children about the preservation and protection of nature
  • A recycling program is in place