Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

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Information: 920-720-9349

Trails open year-round 6am-9pm daily; Nature Center open Tues-Fri 8am-4:30pm, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm.

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3 miles of trails. Heckrodt Wetland Reserve includes 76 acres of forested wetland, wetland meadow, open water and upland field communities. Wheelchair and stroller friendly 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
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Wildlife Refuge & Reserves

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Bumper Jacksons 10/26/2017 Madison - 92.28 miles away
Super Doppler 10/26/2017 Stoughton - 97.95 miles away

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