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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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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 3 days ago
timmind
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Wisconsin
Please do not confuse NWC with Wildwood wildilfe park

Great organization rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing 650+ sick and injured animals in need... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
IloveNWC
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Minocqua, Wisconsin
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3 days ago
“Informative, but we expected to see some animals handled, not just in their enclosures”
20 Apr 2018
“Please do not confuse NWC with Wildwood wildilfe park”
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8683 S Blumenstein Rd, Minocqua, WI 54548-9026
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 20 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

1  Thank IloveNWC
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Reviewed 5 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

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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
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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
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Management response:Responded 20 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

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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
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

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

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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.

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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
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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

1  Thank Sarah B
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