Located in Baraboo amid the farmlands of southern Wisconsin, ICF’s headquarters are just ten minutes from the Wisconsin Dells and surrounding Baraboo Hills. Visitors to our site can enjoy a guided tour of the world's cranes, take a hike on our nature trails, and browse nature themed items from around the world in our gift shop.
ICF is open to the public every day between April 15 and October 31 from 9 am to 5 pm. Click here for our admission fees and directions to our site.
Guided public tours are offered daily at 10:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Guided public tours are offerred ONLY on weekends in April, May, September and October. Public tours are free with general admission and there is no need to pre-register. You may also explore the site on your own. We suggest visitors plan to stay at least two hours.
We also offer school field trips and group tours tailored to each group’s needs and interests. Pre-registration is required for these tours.
Still have questions? View Guest Services and Common Questions.
Save the Date:
Visit ICF on Saturday, September 6 and join our naturalists on an exclusive Prairie Walk from 1-2 pm and a Wetland Walk from 3-4 pm. Experience these beautiful ecosystems on ICF's nature trails, and learn more about our ecosystem restoration projects that help protect the cranes of the world.
View our calendar of events to plan your visit.
Join Discover Wisconsin as they tour our headquarters with ICF President Dr. Rich Beilfuss in this segment from the Wisconsin Birding episode.
Download our birding list
Special thanks to ICF supporter Badger Coaches