Waukesha County


Fall Story Hike • Sept 23 - Oct 31

Retzer Nature Center
Daily sunrise - 10 pm
Free • all ages

Stroll a bit, read a bit! This fall’s edition of Story Hike is the children’s book If You Find A Leaf by Aimée Sicuro.

This family-friendly event is free* and completely self-guided. Set out on the Orange Trail to read the book while enjoying the outdoors at the same time!

Sponsored by Bridges Library System and Retzer Nature Center


• The Orange Trail (view map) is a mowed grass trail with some sloped terrain (0.75 mile approx).
• The trail is not fully paved and is not lit after dark.
• Retzer Nature Center grounds open daily sunrise - 10 pm. 

*Saturday Sept. 23 from 9 am to 4 pm: Apple Harvest Festival
$10 per carload only


Retzer Nature Center
S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188
General Information: (262) 896-8007
Environmental Learning Center Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.); 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Saturday); Closed (Sunday)
Retzer Nature Center Ground Hours: Sunrise - 10:00 p.m. (Year-Round)

There is no daily entrance fee at Retzer Nature Center