A Natural Destination for Discovery

Naturally Inspiring and Enriching Lives through
Meaningful Connections among Nature, People and Community.  

Inspire   Discover   Connect


Trails & Nature Nook 

215 County Highway W

Manitowish Waters, Wis.

(877) 543-2085

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CalendarCalendar of Activities

Looking for a guided outing or nature program? Programs listed through October.

Stewards of the Northwoods

The Discovery Center blog....for updates on Northwoods Nature and More!

Girl ScoutsJust For Girl Scouts

Volunteer Initiative

There are many different ways that you can help the Discovery Center, one of the most important is Volunteering!

We have five key areas where you can help.

  1. Programs and Events
  2. Citizen Science
  3. Administrative Support
  4. Discovery Guides
  5. Grounds and Facilities

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 Summer/Fall Events: Online Registration OPEN!

All ages programming, open to members and the public. Learn more >

Employment Opportunities

Northwoods Trails

An outdoor trails and silent sports recreation resource with information on ski, snowshoe, hiking, moutain biking, and road biking in and around Manitowish Waters.