Monarchs are back
Monarch butterflies are returning to our region in search of milkweed to lay their eggs on. Keep a sharp eye out and you might just see one!
Welcome Home Monarchs
See Horicon/Leopold Complex manager's perspective
One Marsh, Three Centers
Horicon Marsh has three visitor centers, one federal, one state and one non-profit.
Three Centers and Friends
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National Refuge System
Location and Hours, Mayville, WI
The Refuge visitor center is open year-around.Hours
About the Complex
Horicon National Wildlife Refuge is part of a Complex that includes three other refuges and one wetland management district.
Horicon is managed as part of the Horicon Leopold Complex.
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
Originally established for this species, the Refuge supports the largest nesting population of redhead ducks east of the Mississippi River. Thousands use the marsh each year.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jun 18, 2015