Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve

2024 Lakeview Drive

Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve has 920 acres of forest, meadows and wetlands where prehistoric Indian tribes once hunted, fished, and camped. Today this natural area is home and refuge for a wide variety of waterfowl, wildlife, and plant species. Over 9 miles of scenic hiking trails run through the marshes and forests of the preserve. These trails are also groomed for cross country skiing in the winter months. All trails begin and end at the Interpretive Center.

Also located amidst the preserve is the West Shores Interpretive Center, which offers a variety of educational programs throughout the year and gives visitors the opportunity to explore nature up close with exciting hands-on exhibits.


Kim VandenEng

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

Beautiful, took the long trail and saw an eagle's nest.

Daranee Elkins

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017

Best way to get fresh air, vitamin D and enjoy the beauty of nature.

Chris Wright

Thursday, April 6, 2017

My 4 year old and I arrived when a bus full of children arrived. No wait and no pay. They were going on a tour and we got to join in. The instructor was very interactive and inclusive. We loved looking around and reading about different things and animals. We made our own constellations, named them and had a great time. While there I learned about additional activities they offer. Please go to there website. Highly recommended for an inexpensive great and educational time with child.


Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017

Great hiking trails along the wetlands of Green Bay

Michael Pamperin

Friday, Aug. 25, 2017

Great nature hikes on miles of trails that are sure to help you find some sense of place.