Even though our building is closed*, our trails are free and open to the public daily from dawn until dusk.
We invite you to come out and enjoy the Wonders of Nature…it’s good for the mind, body and soul.

ALNC will be opening for limited summer camp programs starting July 6th. Access to the building will be restricted to ALNC Staff and Summer Campers.

We thank you for your patience as we determine the right course of action.
Please stay tuned for more information and do not hesitate to contact us with questions at

*Please note our facility’s date of reopen to the public is based on public health recommendations and other factors.

This Week at the Little Free Library!

IMG_2415_compressedPart of the Golden Science Close-Up Series, Crystals, by Robert Bell, teaches all the basics of crystal formation, differences in shapes and colors, and even some magic! To turn your reading into a field trip, head over to the UW-Madison Geology Museum with your book to compare what you’ve read with their many exhibits. Take a book, leave a book, and read on!

Aldo Leopold Nature Center