The 30 acres of natural and developing space at the Monk Botanical Gardens offer a little something for everyone. You’ll be amazed as you discover this hidden treasure nestled alongside the bustling streets of Wausau, WI. The Garden truly is an ever-changing, inspirational experience where you can lose yourself in the beauty of nature.  Have a picnic, take a walk/run on our trails, explore the treehouse, taste vegetables in our kitchen garden, attend and event or program, take a tour, go snowshoeing/cross country skiing or just get some peace and queit while enjoying the outdoors.

We are open dawn to dusk from April-October and 7:30am-4:30 pm from November -March.  

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    Where do frogs, toads, and turtles go for winter?

    Where do frogs, toads, and turtles go for winter?

    We’ve gotten a few questions lately about where all of our frogs, toads, and turtles go for the winter. While you can’t see them at the garden now, they’re still here! Turtles, like our painted turtles and the baby snapping turtles that hatched this fall, go dormant over the winter. Since (more)

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