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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Whitefish Dunes State Park Annual Summer Candlelight Hike

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Activities: Astronomy, Candlelight events, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity, Walk
Location: Whitefish Dunes SP

Join the Friends of Whitefish Dunes and Park Staff for the Whitefish Dunes State Park annual summer candlelight hike from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The half-mile path will be lit with luminaires, and run along segments of the beach and red trail. Refreshments will be available at the shelter building, as well as Friends merchandise at the nature center.


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Whitefish Dunes SP information

Whitefish Dunes State Park protects the fragile dune environment on the eastern Door County Peninsula. Stroll along Lake Michigan, watch waterfowl at Clark Lake, use the boardwalk to discover the wetlands or relax on one of the many trails throughout the forested sand dunes and beech forest. The park's nature center features year-round programs, exhibits and displays on ecology, geology and human history. Whitefish Dunes is a day-use park, there is no camping.

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Mailing Address: 3275 Clark Lake Road , Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235

Saturday, September 16, 2017

After Summer Hike

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Harrington Beach SP

Take in the last bit of summer before the fall season and hike Harrington Beach State Park's trails, lit by tiki torches. Refreshments will be available in the Welcome Center. Sponsored by the Friends of Harrington Beach State Park.


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Harrington Beach SP information

Harrington Beach State Park has more than a mile of beach along Lake Michigan. This 715-acre park also features a white cedar and hardwood swamp, old field grasslands with restored wetland ponds and a scenic limestone quarry lake. Camp, sunbathe, picnic, hike, bird watch, fish or practice astronomy. An observatory is open to the public for monthly viewings.

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Mailing Address: 531 County Road D, Belgium, Wisconsin 53004

Saturday, October 21, 2017

"Not So Spooky" Hike

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Festivals, Food, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity, Walk
Location: Merrick SP

Join us for a "Not So Spooky" self-guided night hike on one of our trails lit by jack-o-lanterns and tiki-torches. Try your hand at making fall decorations or just hang out by the bonfire and roast a hot dog or marshmallow! We will have s'more-making materials on hand along with hot chocolate and hot apple cider. Bring a flashlight, if you wish, and please dress appropriately for the weather. This program will run from 6 to 8 p.m. Vehicle admission sticker is required and can be purchased at the contact station. Meet at the Nature Center.


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Merrick SP information

Located along the lazy Mississippi River and surrounded by the hills of Wisconsin's Coulee Region, the 322-acre Merrick State Park is popular with anglers and boaters. The marshy backwaters are home to a variety of fish, birds, animals and plants. Rising and falling river levels, though controlled some by dams, are part of the natural environment.

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Mailing Address: S2965 State Road 35 , P.O. Box 127 , Fountain City, Wisconsin 54629

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Friends Halloween Hike

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Candlelight events, Festivals, Food, Hike, Insect study, Music, Outdoor activity
Location: Devil's Lake SP

Join us for lots of Halloween fun! There's a lot to do at this annual event sponsored by the Friends of Devil's Lake. You can go on a 1-mile torch lit hike; show off your costume by the campfire while roasting a marshmallow or two, and listen to the songs of Campfire Kevin; enjoy some tasty treats sold by the Friends group; and find out about snakes! You can even make an snake to take home with you. The event is held at Chateau (North Shore Concessions).


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Devil's Lake SP information

Founded in 1911, Devil's Lake is the third oldest state park in Wisconsin, the largest, and the most visited. Devil's Lake offers magnificent views from 500-foot quartzite bluffs overlooking a 360-acre lake. Enjoy lakeshore picnic areas, sandy swimming beaches, 29 miles of hiking trails, or ease into the backcountry solitude. Devil's Lake is a beautiful year-round park with an intriguing natural history along the 1,000-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail.

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Mailing Address: S5975 Park Rd., Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913-9299

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance.

Last revised: Monday, February 27, 2017