Accessibility & Inclusion

A Place for all Seasons, A Place for Everyone

The Friends of Wehr believe that every person deserves to have access to nature year round. The Friends of Wehr Nature Center is committed to sustaining an accessible nature destination; a place for all seasons, a place for everyone.

Programs for Adults


Thanks to a grant from Bader Philanthropies, Wehr is offering a pilot SPARK! program for adults with memory loss and their care partner.

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Each August, Wehr partners with Michelle's Action Angels to host the Shine Bright through the Night Walk, raising money and awareness of Autism Spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Programs at Wehr

Take a fieldtrip to Wehr where your group can meet live animals and enjoy a Naturalist-led hike on our accessible boardwalk trail.

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Programs at Your Site

Hands-on programs for young adults highlight seasonal topics such as; Papermaking, Tracking, and Making Apple Pies

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Sensory Sensitivity

Wehr is proud to be a KultureCity® Sensory Inclusive™ Certified Location. Outdoor highlights include 1/3 mile Sensory Trail.

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Having a special event? Need some nature experts to share artifacts and games? Contact us for more information.

Reserve an AAW Outdoor All-Terrain Wheelchair

Partnering with Access Ability Wisconsin allows you to use the chair at Wehr, another Milwaukee County Park, or a location of your choice. Think ahead about your next outdoor adventure and reserve today!   

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Outdoor Features

Fully accessible pier on Mallard Lake to be enjoyed by all visitors and used for educational programming and events. In addtion to the pier, Wehr offers a 1/3 mile, accessible Wetland boardwalk loop trail!

The Wehr Nature Center strives to make its exhibits, programs, and facilities accessible to all visitors.

If you have questions or would like to receive additional information about accessibility at the Wehr Nature Center, please contact Emily Brown, Accessibility Coordinator, at or 414-425-8550.

Indoor Features

We are thrilled to have an accessible family restroom with adult changing table. We also have a classroom with flat screen TV for small groups and programs. 

Contact Access Coordinator