Event Rental Space

Enjoy the splendor of the outdoors and share the beauty of the Nature Preserve with your guests. Host your next event at SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve! 



Rent out the spacious Richter Education Center for community gatherings, meetings, field days, parties, and events. Roll up the doors in summer and enjoy an open-air event. Guests will have the opportunity to stroll the grounds and view the famous Shadow Lake Bog, the Nature Preserve’s founding inspiration.  


Contact SHADOW today to reserve the space 


Site Amenities Include:

  • Large gas BBQ ($10 fee for propane)
  • Kegerator
  • Full outdoor/indoor speaker system
  • 4 outdoor, covered picnic tables
  • 7 long tables
  • 35 red plastic chairs
  • ½ mile boardwalk trail
  • Projector



The Frog Frolic

Celebrate the end of summer in style with SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve’s annual Frog Frolic!  

This year, the Frog Folic will be held on September 9th from 1 – 5 pm. We hope to see you there!

Interested in helping out with this great event? Join our Frog Frolic Volunteer Team and become a Bog Ambassador.



Seasonal Events


Come celebrate the season at SHADOW!


Throughout the year, SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve offers educational events centered around the changing seasons. From learning about native pollinators on Valentines Day to exploring the Spooktacular, Haunted Peat Bog around Halloween, these events offer fun-for-the-whole-family opportunities to get outside and learn about nature!  

SHADOW Calendar