We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Northwoods Wildlife Center

Features Animals
Closed: Closed
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
Beautiful experince !

I can't say enough kind things about my experince here , the staff is amazing they helped me with a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Cindy B
Minocqua, Wisconsin
Informative, but we expected to see some animals handled, not just in their enclosures

We enjoyed seeing the work that is done here, and I understand that injured animals don't need the... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Read all 43 reviews
All photos (13)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“release”(8 reviews)
“turtles”(4 reviews)
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
8683 S Blumenstein Rd, Minocqua, WI 54548-9026
+1 715-356-7400
Reviews (43)
Filter reviews
43 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsinjured animalsreleaseturtlesnaturewisconsin
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 43 reviews
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I can't say enough kind things about my experince here , the staff is amazing they helped me with a wood pecker my cat had dragged into the house , they fixed his broken collar bone and released him in the area where he was...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We enjoyed seeing the work that is done here, and I understand that injured animals don't need the added stress of people gawking at them all day, but from experiences at other wildlife stations, I'd hoped for closer views of the permanent resident animals or...More

1  Thank timmind
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Great organization rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing 650+ sick and injured animals in need each year. Educational tours and programs are well thought out and very informative. Staff is always willing to answer any questions and help in any way. Please consider visiting on your next...More

2  Thank IloveNWC
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

2  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.

1  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
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Minocqua
Quality Inn
77 reviews
1.38 km away
Northwoods Inn & Suites
27 reviews
1.49 km away
Aqua Aire Motel
33 reviews
1.73 km away
Best Western Plus Concord Inn
365 reviews
1.79 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 57 restaurants in Minocqua
Paul Bunyan's Cook Shanty
322 reviews
1.24 km away
tasty take & bake pizza
10 reviews
.42 km away
Molly’s Cafe
10 reviews
.36 km away
Domino's Pizza
6 reviews
1.55 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 33 attractions in Minocqua
Wildwood Wildlife Park & Nature Center
316 reviews
1.57 km away
Rocky Reef Brewing Company
20 reviews
2.27 km away
Lumberjack Shows
20 reviews
2.38 km away
Dr. Kate Museum
11 reviews
2.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Diane H
11 August 2018|
Response from LauraF7002 | Property representative |
Hi Diane - We offer tours of education center and animal residents every half hour at no charge. We appreciate donations (suggested donation is $5/person) and all donations go to support the work we do in wildlife... More