Free, guided walk lead by Dave Mickelson. Dave is well known for entertaining and informative walks and talks about the geology of Wisconsin. Learn about the amazing history of the Yahara river basin and drumlin hills formed by the Ice Ages and how this shaped the landscape, plants, wildlife and people who live here.
Discover the scenic paths and hidden natural areas in four beautiful Madison area parks and conservancies throughout the seasons. Trained naturalist and volunteer walk leaders share their enthusiasm about nature and the trees, flowers, butterflies, birds, and animals we see along the way. Enjoy kid friendly healthy outdoor nature recreation and fascinating nature education close to home!
Walks are free and informal and no registration is required. Please wear appropriate clothing, insect repellant, and footwear for the weather and hiking. Dogs are not allowed. Binoculars, cameras and children are welcome! For more information or to volunteer, contact Paul Noeldner (608) 698-0104.
Walks at Cherokee Marsh the 1st Sunday every month are co-sponsored by Madison Bird City FUN partners Friends of Cherokee Marsh and Madison Audubon. Follow the entry lane at the north end of N. Sherman Ave. to the main parking lot.