A Natural Destination for Discovery
Enriching lives and inspiring an ethic of care for Wisconsin's Northwoods through the facilitation of connections among people, nature and community.
Upcoming Special Event
Float Your Boat Trivia Rally-June 23, 2018
Join the Discovery Center for a fun filled day on the Manitowish Chain of Lakes for a scavenger hunt. Test and increase your knowledge and awareness of Northwoods ecology and history! You will be provided with a list of clues, prompts, and riddles on the day of the rally. Use your own boat and all participants must obey all DNR safety rules. $75 per boat, start anywhere on the Manitowish Chain, missions are from 12pm to 4pm.
An evening BBQ and awards ceremony at Discovery Center is included with registration. Win awards for the boat with the best decorations/themes/costumes, highest point earners, and best pictures/videos!
Become a Member
The North Lakeland Discovery Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit environmental education center in northern Wisconsin dedicated to connecting people to nature. All membership levels include discounts on programs, free onsite use of watercraft and snowshoes, newsletter and program guides.
Take part in scientific research. One of the best ways to learn about something is to study it. By helping us in our Citizen-Based Monitoring programs, not only do you provide valuable data to agencies all around the state but you get to experience the world in new ways, explore new areas of the Northwoods, and even learn about your own backyard.