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MacKenzie Center

View Website Favorite (6) W7303 County Road CS - Poynette, WI 53955
Information: 608-635-8105

Open year-round. Grounds dawn-dusk. Wildlife Area and Museum Exhibits open 10am-4pm daily. Wildlife and exhibits will be open legal holidays May-October.

Until further notice, this State Park has limited hours of 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, except for Wednesdays when it will be closed. Restrooms, water fountains, and trash receptacles are unavailable. Park passes are required but are not being sold on-site. Please contact the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Customer Service Center to purchase passes: 888-305-0398, 8am-3pm daily or with questions: 1-888-936-7463, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

Show off your selfie skills! Find a selfie stand located in front of the Nelson Cabin in the "Maple Area" and stop for a fun photo. Share yours with us on Instagram using #ScenicWisconsin. 

The MacKenzie Center, just 25 miles north of Madison, is one of the most diverse education centers in Wisconsin. With interpretive trails, exhibits, museums, and programming available for school and youth groups, MacKenzie is a wonderful place to visit and learn about the natural world.

  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Arboretum/Botanical
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Other

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