Group Tours

Are you looking for a unique, educational and fun outing for your group? Come visit the Aldo Leopold Nature Center for an exciting custom exhibit tour or outdoor program for an unforgettable experience!

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Naturalist-led indoor and outdoor programs, docent-guided exhibit tours, and self-guided options are available (see offerings and rates below). Please also inquire about complimentary Visitor Guide brochures, picnic options, and use of outdoor areas. Group discounts are available for school groups or other organized youth and adult groups with an advance reservation.*

*For preK-12 schools and other groups comprised mainly of children under 18, we recommend our award-winning Naturalist-guided School and Daycare Fieldtrip Programs.


  • Self-Guided Visit: $3/person discounted admission to Exhibit Hall with advance reservation*
  • Clipboard Tour Add-On: additional $1/visitor (printed self-guided activities for use in the Exhibit Hall; various age-levels and themes available upon request)
  • Green Building Tour: $3/person admission + $30/docent for 1 hour guided tour of renewable energy technology, green building features, and sustainability practices in place on our building and grounds (multiple docents required for larger groups)**
  • Naturalist Program:
    • Non-Peak: $40/naturalist for indoor/outdoor program (1-1.5 hrs);
    • Peak: $50/naturalist for indoor/outdoor program (1-1.5hrs);
    • Various options for all ages (including seasonal adult guided hikes – see Fieldtrip Program options for more information)
  • School Exhibit Hall Tack-On Tour: Naturalist Program Fee + $2/student**

*One chaperone per 10 children (18 and under) is free. Additional chaperones will be charged in group rate. Chaperones are responsible for group decorum.
**School Tack-On Tour can only be added onto Naturalist-led field trip program

To schedule a program, please contact our Program Coordinator at (608)-221-0404 x 1 or

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