Havenwoods State Forest offers 237-acres of grasslands, woods, and wetlands in the City of Milwaukee. There is plenty of space to get outdoors and enjoy nature in the city. You can hike, run, bike, and watch wildlife on over 6 miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge, or find a bench to sit and watch wildlife. Near the education center, you can visit the heritage gardens, rain gardens, and other landscaped areas. Inside the center, you can view live animal displays, pick up species lists, and find out about upcoming programs.
The land includes grasslands, woods, wetlands, Lincoln Creek, an urban arboretum, and education gardens. The Environmental Awareness Center includes an auditorium, classrooms, displays, and a resource center. There are trails for nature study, hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing.