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Northwoods Wildlife Center

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8683 S Blumenstein Rd, Minocqua, WI 54548-9026
+1 715-356-7400
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Helped Try to Save a Turtle

We were heading up the highway to Minocqua when we noticed a turtle was hit in the road. We turned... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Education + Preservation + Fun = Perfect Family Outing!

Our family loves visiting when we are "up north". They have great displays on local wildlife and... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Maddie F
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8683 S Blumenstein Rd, Minocqua, WI 54548-9026
+1 715-356-7400
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were heading up the highway to Minocqua when we noticed a turtle was hit in the road. We turned around to help and was able to contact Northwood Wildlife Center on a busy Saturday afternoon and they allowed us to drop off the turtle...More

1  Thank WanderlustSydney123
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Our family loves visiting when we are "up north". They have great displays on local wildlife and fun activities for kids of many ages. My favorite is seeing an eagle's nest up close...you can fit a small car in there! You can learn a lot...More

Thank Maddie F
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I visited Peck's wildwood park in the summer of 2016. I thought that the park did an excellent job in educating the public in regards to wildlife conservation. At the same time, I couldn't help but feel sorry for the one lonely bear that was...More

1  Thank bxbeck
Management response:Responded 21 February 2017

Thank you for your review, however, you have us confused with Wildwood Wildlife Park. We do not have any captive bears. We invite you to visit us here at Northwoods Wildlife Center and visit our many resident wildlife ambassadors. If you have any questions, please...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

Had a blast learning all about this wildlife rehabilitation center and the birds of prey from Caleb!!! Great tour guide, helpful, patient and extremely knowledgeable!! Great to see first hand how much volunteer work is needed to help any of these animals!!! Perfect place for...More

1  Thank Celebstylistjessie
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I live with the wildlife up here but am always amazed. How they help the wildlife is incredible...Would recommend

Thank 222shirleyh
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful tour of facility, knowledgeable & caring staff. Good to know God's injured creatures have such professional care to help them heal.

Thank mauly2
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This was a really cool experience and we will definitely go back. There are so many different animals to see and it is a really unique experience. It is a little on the pricey side but we enjoyed our time there.

Thank Jen C
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We read a lot of great reviews about this place so we decided to take the kids over on a rainy day. We followed the recommended $5 per person donation for the tour adding up to $30. The tour only lasted 15 minutes and there...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Northwoods Wildlife Center is a refuge for wounded or baby animals, amphibians, birds, reptiles and mammals. The Center uses research based strategies for fostering their animals to make certain they can be released back into the wild and thrive- this means that the baby...More

Thank Nonnajojo
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Great little rehab for wild animals just off the main drag of Minocqua. Have been to area many times since my good friend's family owns Camp Highland for Boys in the area. Don't know why have never stopped there before, but am very glad we...More

1  Thank ecolu
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