Educational, Outdoor Activities, Tours, Parks & Nature Preserves, Family Friendly, Open in Winter - Recreational Activities, Family Friendly, Guided Tours, Hiking, Nature Preserves, Open in Winter - Recreational Activities, Tours, Youth Camp
Founded in 1937, The Ridges Sanctuary is
Wisconsin's first land trust, protecting the
state's most biologically diverse ecosystem.
Its ridge-swale complex provides a variety of
environmental conditions from open beach to
densely shaded conifer forest, home to 500
species of plants, 60 species of birds and 12
threatened or endangered species like the
Hine's Emerald dragonfly. Each year, thousands
hike trails where orchids thrive as they did
when the paths were first cleared by founding
Peak Season open 7 days a week, 9:00-5:00
Trails open dawn-to-dusk daily. Nature Center open Nov 1-Mar 15 M-Sa 10-4.
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