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Inquiry-based home to environmental education programs and workshops for youth and adults. We welcome people from all over the region for field trips, scout group experiences, summer camps, homeschool programs, classes, and educational family events.



485 acres of diverse prairies, forests, wetlands, ponds, and Milwaukee River banks to discover. We actively work to restore native ecosystems, contribute to the conservation of rare and threatened species, and build on our long history of conservation work with volunteers and expert staff.



More than 50 years of being a regional destination for ecology research and documentation for academics, students, educators, and inquisitives of all backgrounds.


4458 County Hwy Y Saukville, WI 53080

Enjoy nature in one of the most beautifully restored natural sanctuaries in Southeastern Wisconsin, an easy drive from Ozaukee, Washington, and Milwaukee counties. Hike over 10 miles of trails that journey through forests, prairies, ponds, and Milwaukee River frontage. Discover this Wisconsin hidden gem! As the region’s oldest independent nature center, we can’t wait to share our growing legacy with you.


Explore our 10 miles of trails that weave through colorful prairies, tranquil forests, and dazzling ponds all along the Milwaukee River.


Over 2,000 member households enjoy a host of benefits each year, contributing support for education, conservation, and research at Riveredge.


Young lake sturgeon are raised and released through efforts at Riveredge in partnership with the Wisconsin DNR. To date, over 20,000 sturgeon have grown up at Riveredge!


As the first independent nature center in southeastern Wisconsin, Riveredge has served the community since 1968 and is still growing!

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