The Refuge Log Home

The Refuge Log Home

The Refuge Log Home

The Refuge Log Home

Spring Wild Flowers

Throughout May and June wildflowers may be found along many park trails. 

On our last trip we found forget me nots, trillium and wild strawberry.  Yellow slipper orchids are abundant at The Refuge. And make sure to check out the Ridges Sanctuary, which is home to 25 of Wisconsin’s 40 native orchid species.

Also Interesting...

TheRefugeLogHome - May 16, 2024

Where the Deer and the Antelope…

Well OK, so no antelope, but we do have deer! These two were visiting early in the morning and on this day they stopped by for an afternoon snack. They tolerated me standing outside by the house long enough to …

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TheRefugeLogHome - April 24, 2024

Hike The Ridges Sanctuary

The Ridges Sanctuary is named for a series of 30 ridges and swales formed by the movement of Lake Michigan over the past 1400 years. This topography provides a wide range of environmental conditions that host nearly 500 species of …

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TheRefugeLogHome - October 12, 2023

Experience The Scenic Beauty Of The Niagara Escarpment

We relaxed and enjoyed the view at Porte des Morts park at the north end of Door County. The cliff comprises a part of the Niagara Escarpment. The escarpment stretches over 430 miles from Wisconsin, through Ontario, and into New …

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