Raised boardwalk in wooded marsh area

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Are drones permitted on the Reserve?

September 21, 2021

No, visitors are not permitted to use drones on the property. Drones are highly disruptive to wildlife and to other visitors.

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Can we ride our bikes through the Reserve?

September 21, 2021

No bikes are permitted on the trails; foot traffic only please. Strollers, wheelchairs, and motorized medical aids are permitted. Joggers are welcome.

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Are dogs allowed on the trails?

September 21, 2021

No, pets are not permitted on the trails. Uniformed assistance animals are welcome, including police departments’ uniformed K-9 unit which may be on the trail…

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How many people visit Heckrodt each year?

September 21, 2021

You might be surprised to learn that Heckrodt Wetland Reserve welcomes more than 50,000 visitors each year, including teaching more than 10,000 people in naturalist-led…

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How are you funded?

September 21, 2021

Heckrodt relies on donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations for our operations. Grants support development and operation of education programs. We do not charge general…

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Are you a city park?

September 21, 2021

No, Heckrodt Wetland Reserve is a private nonprofit organization, not a city park. We operate independently from the City of Menasha.

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What are your operating hours?

September 21, 2021

Trails are open 6 AM – 9 PM every day. The Nature Center is open 8 AM – 4:00 PM Tuesday – Friday; and 11…

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