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Address: 1111 E Brown Deer Rd, Bayside, WI 53217-1904
Phone Number: +1 414-352-2880
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Enter on North Side of property - Excellent preserve !

Turn off your GPS because ours kept taking us around in a circle and advising us to park in a traffic lane and bush whack through the forest. Follow Brown Deer Road to where it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
kyle s
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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348 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Turn off your GPS because ours kept taking us around in a circle and advising us to park in a traffic lane and bush whack through the forest. Follow Brown Deer Road to where it curves, turn left and immediately turn right past the Audubon Center sign going due east again. Go down the small road to the entrance. Once... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Spent a lovely morning at the nature center walking the trails and spending time with the raptor handlers in the center. The handlers are so informative and encourage questions about their "charges" from the audience. We were literally one foot away from their resident eagle. What a magnificent experience! It is extra rewarding to know that we are members and... More 

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Furlong, Pennsylvania
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We intended to hike for about 2 hours but it went on much longer as a result of poor trail maps and terrible signage. The place is not that big and the trails are easy - but we got turned around and couldn't find our way out until we luckily met another couple who knew the place. Carry water and... More 

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Fairfield
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41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A very good family outing. Lodge full of informative and fun things for kids and adults. Very good and well marked hiking trails. Terrific viewing tower overlooking Lake Michigan (if you can take the climb). Take trail down to Lake Michigan and get your feet wet.

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Indianapolis, IN
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The beach trail was lovely with great views of Lake Michigan. Entry to the park was reasonable for how well it was maintained. Not enough trails to hike all day, but a must visit for nature lovers. Not busy at all.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Milwaukee looking for something to do and came here. When I was a child I grew up in the area this has really expanded over the years. I would like to see more place markers because the map isn't really user friendly. We did have a blast and will return

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1 Thank Jodi F
Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Visited this nature preserve in March 2016. Beautiful building with nature display, great sitting areas indoors and outdoors. Enjoyed all the different hiking trails, some in meadows, others in woodlands, some with view of Lake Michigan. great view from the observation tower. Plan to go back later in the spring to enjoy the wildflowers and in the fall when leaves... More 

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Oregon, Wisconsin
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57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

My husband and I visited this place on a whim, while seeking something unique to do. The facility is modern and beautifully built. I can only imagine how beautiful it must be in the summer, with views of the lake and lovely nature trails. We didn't walk the trails there, but did watch the "Word With the Bird" presentation. We... More 

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Thank J J
Wisconsin
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

This nature preserve begins with a beautiful building that houses some educational displays, hot tea, clean modern bathrooms, a gift shop, and a fire place with log furniture. It also has a big patio with rocking chairs. The desk will offer guides to the various paths through woods, lake front, prairie, ponds, and ravines. Along the way you can see... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

Unique artfully crafted nature center with a serious emphasis on connecting kids with nature. Great bird feeder setup nearby to reward the patient birder. Fabulous trail(moderate) down to the lake-some coming/going fog made for an almost mystical experience. The bird migration was underway and saw an impressive variety of songbirds,many at lower levels for great viewing

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