Treasures of Oz

Celebrating the Natural Gems of Ozaukee County

Recreation

Nature Preserves

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Location: Port Washington
Size: 23.0 Acres
Location: Saukville
Size: 92.0 Acres
Location: Grafton
Size: 15.5 Acres
Location: Port Washington
Size: 101.0 Acres
Location: Saukville
Size: 1,656.0 Acres
Eco-Tour DetailsOzaukee’s very gifted naturalist, Kate Redmond, will be waiting for you to come and check out the wildlife of all sorts at the Watts Lake Trail in Cedarburg Bog. A nature walk with Kate is a must-do for everyone who cares about nature in Oz. She will be joined by our science guy Tom Kroeger. You may remember this dynamic duo from the CESA property with the gigantic ant hills. Open noon to 3 with docents. Parking and trail are on HWY 33.
Location: Cedarburg
Size: 38.0 Acres
Location: Newburg
Size: 60.0 Acres
Location: Newburg
Size: 74.0 Acres
Location: Mequon
Size: 19.0 Acres
Location: Waubeka
Size: 7.0 Acres
Location: Fredonia
Size: 113.0 Acres
Location: Grafton
Size: 31.0 Acres
Eco-Tour DetailsInterested in OLD GROWTH TREES? Come visit with OWLT’s Josh Schlict to see them and learn why this place will be part of the national Old-Growth Forest Network. Josh will be joined by fellow scientist and birding expert Richard Albert. Open Morning 9 to 12 with docents
Location: Mequon
Size: 12.0 Acres
Location: Grafton
Size: 72.0 Acres
Location: Mequon
Eco-Tour DetailsThis is a NEW preserve on Mequon Road and Farmdale Road. It was a former sod farm, formerly conserved by MMSD as part of flood control measures, and now owned by Ozaukee County Parks. It just opened to the public. Visit the docents there, walk the trail and take a look at the long-term concepts plan to transform this area back into natural wildlife areas while keeping flood waters at bay. Open noon to 3 with docents
Location: Mequon
Size: 510.0 Acres
Location: Mequon
Size: 18.0 Acres
Location: Mequon
Size: 62.0 Acres
Location: Port Washington
Size: 27.0 Acres
Location: Saukville
Location: Saukville
Size: 34.0 Acres
Location: Mequon
Size: 19.0 Acres
Location: Mequon
Size: 35.0 Acres
Location: Mequon
Size: 22.0 Acres