Birding in Neshkoro, WI at Mecan River Discovery Center

Mecan River Discovery Center for Bird Watching or Birding in Neshkoro City- Marquette County, WI (Southeast Wisconsin)


250 acres of oak, pine and prairie with two meandering trout streams offer excellent habitat for re-shouldered hawks, sandhill cranes, kingfishers, upland  game birds, songbirds, warblers and shorebirds.

Center houses displays of native wildlife and resident birds of prey. Center programs include "Discovery  Weekends" where participants step away from modern life, stay in a rustic bunkhouse, cook over open fires and enjoy quiet nature adventures; "Wild  Wednesdays" where participants meet and learn about a variety of wild critters; "Froggy, Froggy Nights" in spring; a Festival of the Birds, with wild bird  displays, games, hikes, and live birds of prey; Butterfly Hikes and a "Spooky Harvest Festival" featuring spooky wild things, including owls that hoot in the  night, harvest crafts, games, food, raffles and more.

Mecan River Lodge and Outfitters, which offers canoe trips on the Mecan, as well as hunting, cross-country skiing, lodging and dining in a rustic setting.  Boat access and campgrounds also available. Open June-Aug, 10am-4pm; call for other seasonal hours.

Location

Mecan River Discovery Center
W3281 Dixie Ave.
Neshkoro, WI 54960
United States
Phone: 
(920) 293-8404, (920) 787-7112 ext.1300

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