Welcome to Norskedalen

Sign up to volunteer at Ghoulees in the Coulees 2020:


Click the link above and sign up to have all kinds of fun at Ghoulees in the Coulees 2020!!

Ghoulees 2020 is a Drive-thru event, providing safe Halloween fun during this season of Social Distancing.  Please call 608-452-3424 if you have questions about any of the volunteer openings for this year’s Ghoulees in the Coulees!

Norskedalen hiking trails are open to the public!  Come and enjoy a variety of new outdoor tours including the Pine Loop Trail, Troll Trail, Moving History, and Homestead on Line 2.

In this season of protecting visitors, members, volunteers and staff from the pandemic, Norskedalen’s buildings are open on a limited basis.  This includes the Visitors’ Center as well as the historic buildings. Please call us at 608-452-3424 for details.

Thank you!


Norskedalen (which means the Norwegian Valley), is a nature and heritage center dedicated to preserving, interpreting and sharing the natural environment and cultural heritage of the area surrounding Coon Valley in southwest Wisconsin. Norskedalen has so much to offer in so many different ways, exploring the natural beauty, regional history and traditional cultural heritage of the region.

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Visit The Valley

Whether you come to experience the natural beauty of the coulee region, the history of those who have lived here throughout time or the Norwegian heritage preserved in the buildings and artifacts, Norskedalen has something unique and very special to offer.

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Get Involved

There are many great ways for you to get involved at Norskedalen! Each one helps us preserve Norskedalen for future generations to enjoy!