A Natural Destination for Discovery

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

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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

Our blog... for updates on Northwoods Nature and More!


WinMan Trails  WinMan Trail System

A new trail system is in the works. We need your support and volunteerism!

Discovery Center Clubs

WinMan TrailsWinMan Trails

Timber Wolf AllianceTimber Wolf Alliance

Bird ClubDiscovery Center Bird Club

Van Vliet HemlocksFriends of Van Vliet Hemlocks

North Lakeland Discovery Center Inc


Employment - Position Openings: Learn more >


Summer/Fall Events: Online Registration OPEN!

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


Mon. July 21st 4:30-7pmMember Appreciation Dinner and Annual Meeting


Thur. July 31st: Wine in the Woods and Beer by the Bog

A great evening with Wine, Beer, Food, Live Music and Auction!. Learn more >

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.

Aug. 30, 2014: The Northwoods Bad-Dash is a 4-mile adventure run co-sponsored by the Discovery Center! The course features 12 obstacles, including a mud crawl, cargo net and fish crib climb!