The Office, Exhibit, and Education building
Inside the Butterfly House
Located just two miles East of New London off of Highway S is
Mosquito Hill Nature Center
which boasts one of the highest elevation points in the vicinity. The
center has a picturesque 430 acres that borders the Wolf
River. They are open year-round and provide environmental
education as well as indoor and outdoor opportunities to explore
and enjoy nature.
Inside the center you will find a selection of
natural history displays, exhibit areas, an art gallery, a
library, an auditorium, and classrooms. The building is WiFi
internet accessible. Outside there is a butterfly house that is
open from July through August and an observatory used during scheduled events.
Three miles of developed hiking trails
includes several prairie trails and a loop to the top of
Mosquito Hill where there are inspiring scenic overlooks. During
the winter snow season there are five miles of snowshoe trails
and one un-groomed cross-country skiing trail. (All trails are
closed during deer hunting season).
Seasonal festivals and public programs include
a Winter Family Fun Day, Musky Magic Show, Butterfly House
Exhibit, Harvest Moon Festival, and a Nature Art Festival. Visit
for a complete
Mosquito Hill has a
weather page on their website for current weather
conditions, alerts and advisories.