Wehr Nature Center

Connect with nature at the prairie, savanna, woodland, wetland or lake of this 220-acre nature preserve. Naturalists lead programs. Book a birthday party or a private rental.

9701 W. College Avenue
Franklin, WI • 53132
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Connect with the natural environment at this 220-acre nature preserve. Follow trails to discover a prairie, savanna, woodland, wetland, and a 15-acre lake. Enjoy naturalist-led programs and activities—for all ages! Reservations required for groups. Book a birthday party or a private rental at the Visitor Center, 250-seat amphitheater or fire pit. The facility is partially wheelchair accessible.

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Things You'll Find:

  1. About 1,000 insects were consumed as Creepy-Crawly Cuisine during Bug Day

Onsite Amenities
& Features

  • Group Seating
  • ADA Compliant
  • Motorcoach/Bus Parking
  • Banquet Facilities
  • On-Site Parking
  • Family Friendly


  • Miles to Airport: 10.60
  • Miles to the Convention Center: 13.60
  • Price Range: Free
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space: 1500
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Banquet Style: 125
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Theater Style: 150
  • Facility Classification: Event Venue

Facility Information

Property Value

Rooms Available

Room Name WidthLengthTheaterBanquet
Gardner Room 4050110100