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Wehr Nature Center

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9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI 53132-2529
+1 414-425-8550
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Very relaxing place to visit

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
hunteris40
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Beautiful park!

This is a wonderful park filled with great photo opportunites! There are beautiful waterfalls and... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Lavenderamgel830
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9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI 53132-2529
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank hunteris40
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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.

Thank Lavenderamgel830
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Reviewed 5 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

Thank mkem0m
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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

1  Thank dentalmediator
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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.

Thank Patricia W
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic boarded walk around the lake. Lots of wildlife geese deer you never know what you will see. Prairies are phenomenal.

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Wonderful hiking in the heart of a nature preserve. Would be wonderful for a group of kids with enough walking to make em sleepy.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

The trails here are well marked and color coded so you can't get lost. All sorts of different habitats are experienced here. A nice clean air conditioned nature center building with restrooms and a souvenir shop. Plenty of parking but you'll have to pay a...More

Thank jtg1961
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Well marked trails - varied lengths and difficulties. No bikes sharing the trails. Spring flowers were beautiful and there was a different variety as you walked along. You could hear the city noises, but it was quiet enough to hear the birds. Not overly crowded.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I love to walk through nature, and the Wehr Nature Center is the perfect place to do that. With several different marked trails and true nature surrounding, it always helps me to come to a peaceful state away from the crazy noise of the outside...More

2  Thank Jim O
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