Great Lakes Aquarium

Uplands

The uplands or woodlands perched along the shores of Lake Superior are home to reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds and more. These species rely on the vast forested and wetland filled acres for food and shelter. The rocky ridge lines of the region paired with the influence of the lake, produce unique weather patterns. People and animals migrate along the north shore of Lake Superior in the spring and fall while many also call this region home year round.

The Aquarium’s uplands gallery is home to frogs and salamanders. Look closely to see their well camouflaged bodies. The tree frogs can even change color! Crawl into the bear den to hibernate with mama bear or find the animals hidden in the forest.

Animals you will find in this exhibit:

Exhibit Gallery


Events for week of February 19, 2017

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Sun 19th

Great Lakes, Great Fish

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Shark Tank Feeding

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Sturgeon Feeding

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mon 20th

Great Lakes, Great Fish

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Truk Lagoon Feeding

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Isle Royale Fish Feeding

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue 21st

Toddler Tuesday

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Great Lakes, Great Fish

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Creature Feature: Freeway the American Crow

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wed 22nd

Otter Snack Time

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Shark Tank Feeding

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Great Lakes, Great Fish

February 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu 23rd

Great Lakes, Great Fish

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Truk Lagoon Feeding

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Creature Feature: Freeway the American Crow

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri 24th

Great Lakes, Great Fish

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Shark Tank Feeding

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Isle Royale Fish Feeding

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sat 25th

Great Lakes, Great Fish

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Shark Tank Feeding

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Sturgeon Feeding

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm