A Kid's Guide to the Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park


The Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park is an absolute gem amid its urban surroundings. You can spend an entire day here with your children exploring the building and the surrounding park.

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Lower level:

  • Find the secret entrance that leads to the two blue slides. (Hint: you have to go outside to access it!)

  • Visit the turtles, snake, and frogs in the Native Wisconsin Animal Room.

  • Check out a board game at the front desk using wooden leaves hanging by the entrance.

  • Play the fiddles (ask for assistance).

  • Complete the giant floor puzzle of S.E. Wisconsin.