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Welcome to




W5646 Lindsten Road

Shiocton, WI  54170


Sunday & Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 8 am to 4:30 pm

Wednesday: 8 am to 4:30 pm

Thursday: 8 am to 4:30 pm

Friday: 8 am to 4:30 pm

Saturday: 8 am to 3 pm


Email us at:

Phone :  715-758-6999

Our Mission Statement:

To educate people of all ages on the importance of conserving natural resources and wildlife habitat, promoting renewable energy, and developing a healthy lifestyle by engaging in wellness opportunities.


Become a member today and help support educational programs, workshops, public open houses, recreational opportunities, and grounds improvements for disabled and seniors. Click the link for more information!

Get Involved

Join in as a nature center member, volunteer, or by donating.


Volunteers make a world of difference.  Many programs at Navarino depend on your help.


Work side by side with other volunteers and staff serving school groups, and the general public at events.



Sightings Reported: Swans and Sandhill cranes can be seen flying over head, seen in surrounding corn fields, or on the flowages. The best times to view them are in the sunset & sunrise time frames as they return and leave their roosts. 

*Be prepared before you go. Ticks, horseflies, deer flies, and mosquitos are out.  Wear protective clothing or bug spray as you head outdoors and always remember to check whenever you are outside, even in your own backyard.

*Please be respectful. Remember that wildlife area is a multi use property and we can all do our part to enjoy our time outdoors.

*If stopping to view wildlife, please move over and put on your hazards as you slow down or if you are stopped. Please note that there are various parking lots and pull offs on McDonald Road that you can use to view migrations.

*Be aware that Navarino Wildlife Area is a public wildlife area and is open for hunting and trapping.  As the different hunting seasons approach different areas of the wildlife area will close to hunting. We encourage all hikers to wear bright colors and have their dogs easily identifiable. For questions on were hunting occurs on the wildlife area, please feel free to contact NNC at 715-758-6999.

Thank you for helping us keep Navarino Wildlife Area a place that people enjoy coming to!

Dogs are welcomed on the wildlife area. Dogs must be LEASHED from April 15th through July 15th due to ground nesting species. 

For any questions, please contact the NNC staff at 715-758-6999.

Maps can be found here

NNC Calendar

Calendar dates are subject to change and availability, please contact 715-758-6999 for questions on programs or rentals

Purchase a Brick Paver in the Nature Playscape Area

Navarino Nature Center has a Nature Playscape area for young children to explore their imagination, sounds, touch, and just have natural fun.  The Playscape is continuing to be further developed with new items being added periodically.

Their is a paver trail through the Playscape that you can purchase and design a paver to be installed.  Click the button below to design your paver

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Upcoming Events

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