Self-Guided Adventure Packs
Earn badges by using our self-guided Adventure Packs and explore the trails at your own pace. These packs include topics such as sensitizing, winter wildlife, glaciers and geology, nutrient cycles, and trees. Call for more information.
Riveredge Trail Fee: Adults $4, Children, $2
Holiday Snowshoe Hike (2013)
Friday, December 27, 1:00 - 3:00pm
Explore Riveredge’s winter wonderland while walking off some of those extra holiday calories. The hike will either be on foot or snowshoes, depending on snow depth. Snowshoe supply is limited so register early. Call 262-375-2715 to register.
Fee: Adults and Scouts $5
Saturday, January 25, 12:30 – 3:30pm
Bring your scout troop for this fun filled afternoon in the snow. The adventure includes a snowshoe quest, a scavenger hunt through a forest searching for animal tracks, sledding down an otter slide and ice bowling. Winter themed crafts, warm cocoa and a snack are also provided. All ages will enjoy participating in many creative winter activities. Dress for being outdoors.
Fee: Adult $6, 12 & under $4
Earth Day Work and Learn
Saturday, April 26, 9 am – 12 pm
Join the Riveredge staff in activities that promote the health of our community and planet. You can help prepare the beds and plant cool weather crops in the organic garden, participate in a prairie burn (weather dependent) and/or work as a habitat healer and conduct grounds clean up and invasive species eradication. There are opportunities for groups, families and individuals of all ages to get involved. Check the website for more information. Please call Director of Volunteer Resources, Pat Fox-Schindler, if you plan to help.
Saturday, September 27, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, Milwaukee
Attention all Scouts! Help Riveredge Nature Center and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in their effort to restore a breeding population of LakeSturgeon to the Milwaukee River! Join us at Lakeshore State Park as we release our sturgeon into the Milwaukee Harbor. You'll have an opportunity to sponsor and release your own fish for a minimal fee! The event includes music, hands on water experiments, children’s crafts and other special activities. This event is open to the public, and is free of charge. For more info call 800-287-8098