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Wehr Nature Center

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Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Always a great time to take a walk with your family!!

Every time we go, we ask ourselves why we do not go more often. The walk is so beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Arnold L
Franklin, Wisconsin
great place to hike and explore the outdoors

this is a great park to walk in and take in the great outdoors they even have an information center... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2019
Bohdan W
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9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI 53132-2529
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Every time we go, we ask ourselves why we do not go more often. The walk is so beautiful and peaceful. Birds, fish, deer, turkeys (wild and the guy next to you, lol). Great for young and old.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Arnold L
Reviewed 28 January 2019

this is a great park to walk in and take in the great outdoors they even have an information center where you can ask questions about different wild life

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bohdan W
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Being from California we thought it would nice to enjoy the new scenery the “volunteer” that was there was extremely rude. We saw her bully 2 groups about their dogs and could hear her very loud obnoxious voice yelling to others about park policy. Not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank tyler M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Whitnall Park itself is an amazing park with plenty beautiful roads to travel and lots of beautiful scenery. Then you have the Wehr Nature Center inside the park. A beautiful place to visit and enjoy!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 060alh
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It has lots of trails that you can walk. We spent a few hours here to kill some time before we had to leave out on the lake express. If your hungry there is a golf course right off the lake trail that serves great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hollyhawkskitchen
Reviewed 4 May 2018

My wife was a volunteer here so I have been here many time. Lots of birds and small animal. Even some deer

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hunteris40
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a wonderful park filled with great photo opportunites! There are beautiful waterfalls and fields that provide gorgeous backgrounds too.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lavenderamgel830
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I went to Wehr Nature Center for the first time in September 2017 and can't believe I haven't been here before. The walking paths are so beautiful with so many options. They added (and are still adding), a board walk around the lake and into...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mkem0m
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I love going to the Wehr Nature Center. It's a little gem of nature within the hustle of suburban Milwaukee. There are many trails through diverse topography and micro climates ranging from wetland to woodland to prairie. The trails are not too long so one...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank dentalmediator
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The beauty of the Whitnall Park setting is undeniable. The Sunday brunch is a real treat especially if seated at the window. Food is served buffet style and variety is good.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Patricia W
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