Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area and Education Center

N7725 SR 28
Horicon, WI 53032- Map It
(920) 387-7890
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Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area and Education Center is at N7725 SR 28. The southernmost third of the Horicon Marsh, an 11,000-acre state-owned area, is primarily used for recreation. Activities include geocaching, snowshoeing, hunting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, bird-watching and wildlife photography. A .25-mile-long boardwalk begins at the trailhead along with access to more than 5 miles of hiking trails. Wildlife educator programs are offered throughout the year. The Education Center features displays about wildlife and the marsh as well as a video about the Horicon Marsh. A children’s discovery area includes activities and crafts. The Explorium, an interactive exhibit that describes the history of the marsh from the Ice Age to present day, features a walk-through glacier, relics from European settlement, an airboat simulator and a crawl-through muskrat hut. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Marsh and Education Center free. Explorium $6; $4 (ages 5-17); $15 (family, two adults and two children).
Hours: Marsh open daily dawn-dusk. Center open Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat.-Sun. 10-5. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.