10 nature centers around Milwaukee

Looking to get out into nature with your kids, but not sure where to start? Or perhaps you want to explore different territory from what you're used to? Check out our guide to nature centers around Milwaukee:

Havenwoods State Forest (Free!)

6141 N. Hopkins St., Milwaukee, WI 53209

(414) 527-0232


Did you know that Havenwoods State Forest is the only state forest in the city of Milwaukee? And that it is Wisconsin’s only urban state forest? It offers over 200 acres of grasslands, woods, and wetland. There are four ponds, and one is just a short hike from the Environmental Center. There is also a 120-foo