Bienvenida Mariposas Monarca
Monarch butterflies are arriving in Mexico and settling into their winter homes at places like El Rosario and Chincua Butterfly Sanctuaries.
Learn more about their journey.
Horicon Marsh Visitor Centers
Horicon Marsh has three visitor centers, one federal, one state and one non-profit.
Three Centers and Friends
Location / Hours
Horicon National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters/Visitor Center
W4279 Headquarters Rd.
Mayville, WI 53933
Refuge public use areas are open daily from dawn to dusk.
Visitor Center is open Monday - Saturday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm during November.
The visitor center will be closed on Nov 11 and Nov 24.
About the Complex
Horicon National Wildlife Refuge is part of a Complex that includes Fox River, Green Bay and Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuges as well as Leopold 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
Public Programs / Education
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: Nov 29, 2016