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Aldo Leopold Nature Center

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Unique among the Nature Centers

This nature center is not like other ones - yes, the mounted butterfly displays are here, and so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AndrewFromMadison
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Madison, Wisconsin
A cool place for nature

The Aldo Leopold Center is a very cool nature oriented space that is totally handicap accessible... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vincent P
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This nature center is not like other ones - yes, the mounted butterfly displays are here, and so are some other natural artifacts and displays you can see elsewhere. But the center also has scientific angle, with tons of interactive displays and wealth of science...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AndrewFromMadison
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Aldo Leopold Center is a very cool nature oriented space that is totally handicap accessible. I've been to several events here and the space is neat and the nearness to a preserve within the city is awesome.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Vincent P
Reviewed 10 December 2018

This wooded land offers a quiet hike through woods and along ponds filled with ducks. Before you go read about Aldo Leopold to understand his love of nature. It's a wonderful place to introduce children to trees, birds, ducks, and ponds. And it's a great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gwendiscovery
Reviewed 25 October 2018

whether you are just walking the pathways or going to the educational center, it is always a great experience--walking distance from where I live and I feel like I'm away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DfromMadison
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I recently had my wedding at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center. It was very wonderful, in spite of the weather being a little chillier than anticipated! Duncan was a great help in coordinating the setup of the room we rented, as well as maintaining the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rnmolacek
Reviewed 5 March 2018

It was a very educational outing and the kids got some great excercise. We had a large group so we called in advance, but the grounds are large and we had plenty of space to explore. Too cold for a picnic, but good time!!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank andretnt76
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Learn about nature indoors and outdoor activities. Lots of hands on activities. Paths to walk through woods, marshes, by the pond.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank arianed494
Reviewed 27 December 2017

The area is so beautiful with the natural surrounding. You don't hear the traffic and you see ducks and geese in the pond. The paths are easy to walk and it is so peaceful.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

My daughter loves going to Aldo for the days that school is off. They do interesting outdoor activities and get to explore nature all day long. Whenever I come to pick her up she doesn't want to go. The staff is so helpful and friendly...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Korianne N
Reviewed 29 September 2017

My first thought was ok another nature center. But Not the case. This area was So full of Indoor and Outdoor activities we spent hours. The trails have so much to see and enjoy, Another of our three sisters trips, All three of us were...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank rickadel
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