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North Lakeland Discovery Center

Busines Type: Education, Recreational

Address: 14006 Discovery Lane, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545

Phone: (715) 543-2085

Contact: John Heusinkveld


The Discovery Center is an educational nature center in Manitowish Waters. Come and enjoy over 12 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowshoeing, and paddling, as well as environmental education programs year-round. Facility rental for weddings and events, and lakefront home rental is available.


We are pleased to announce that North Lakeland Discovery Center is partially open. In consultation with the Executive Director, the Discovery Center Board, the Vilas County Health Department, and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, the Discovery Center will maintain partially open facilities through July. At the end of the month, safety procedures will be re-evaluated for the month of August. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, out of an abundance of caution, and with respect for our members, visitors, and staff, the office, Nature Center, and restrooms are currently closed. The 12 miles of trails at the Discovery Center are still open from dawn to dusk.