Free February Events

  

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Snow Day At Willow!

Even in Wisconsin, winter doesn't last forever. Get outside and enjoy the and snow while it's here!
Drop in anytime from 10am-noon and hit the sledding hill, explore the natural playground, go on a winter scavenger hunt, or even paint the snow! We will have a small number of sleds available but feel free to bring your own along!

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CANCELLED: Winter Wonders Hike at Kinnickinnic State Park!

Join the Naturalist at Kinnickinnic State Park and discover one of her favorite winter hiking trails. This 3-mile hike takes you through several different habitats and offers beautiful, ridge-top views of the Kinnickinnic River this time of the year. Please dress for the weather and bring along, water, good hiking boots, and binoculars!

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Moonlight Snowshoe Hike at Willow River!

Join us for an easy 2-mile snowshoe hike along the Willow River, through the woods and around a beautiful wetland. Our route will follow the newly constructed Panfish mountain bike trail where snowshoes are welcome.


This event costs $10 per person and pre-registration and payment is required. Register online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/255618380457


Snowshoes are required for this hike. Bring your own or borrow a pair from us at no additional cost. This hike is limited to 15 participants, ages 12 and up. Please bring a headlamp or small flashlight and drinking water. All vehicles that enter the park must have a WI State Park sticker or day pass. 


Questions? Email: wrsnowshoe@gmail.com

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Lets Go Ice Fishing!

Join Wild Rivers Conservancy and Naturalist Ash as we drill into the ice on Little Falls Lake. 
This program is geared towards youth, families and individuals new to ice fishing.

Before dropping our lines in the lake, we’ll go over: ice safety, fishing equipment, baits, electronics and more! 
We’ll have 30 fishing rods available for use during this event. Please bring along, drinking water, a bucket or chair to sit on and warm winter attire including: waterproof boots, gloves and pants as it can get quite cold out on the ice! Feel free to bring your own fishing gear along if you have it!

Registration for this event here: https://tinyurl.com/56za7e3j


All participants ages 16 and older must have a Wisconsin State fishing license to participate. For more information, please email: jwalters@wildriversconservancy.org OR naturecenter@willowkinnifriends.org.

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Lets Go Ice Fishing!

Join Wild Rivers Conservancy and Naturalist Ash as we drill into the ice on Little Falls Lake. 
This program is geared towards youth, families and individuals new to ice fishing.

Before dropping our lines in the lake, we’ll go over: ice safety, fishing equipment, baits, electronics and more! 
We’ll have 30 fishing rods available for use during this event. Please bring along, drinking water, a bucket or chair to sit on and warm winter attire including: waterproof boots, gloves and pants as it can get quite cold out on the ice! Feel free to bring your own fishing gear along if you have it!

Registration for this event here: https://tinyurl.com/ypcfrrua


All participants ages 16 and older must have a Wisconsin State fishing license to participate. For more information, please email: jwalters@wildriversconservancy.org OR naturecenter@willowkinnifriends.org.

All events are FREE to attend (unless otherwise noted) but park admission is required. For more information on a certain event please call 715-386-9340 or email naturecenter@willowkinnifriends.org

These programs are sponsored by the Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Park, Inc.