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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Campers Halloween

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Candlelight events, Festivals, Hike
Location: Kohler-Andrae SP

Celebrate Halloween early at Kohler-Andrae. Campers are encouraged to decorate their campsites for this 9th annual event. The best way to see it is by walking. Due to the large numbers of pedestrians, the North campground will be closed to vehicles from 5-8 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 28. Children are encouraged to "Trick or Treat" While walking through the displays.


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Kohler-Andrae SP information

Kohler-Andrae State Park in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, is the home of majestic sand dunes, miles of golden beach, shimmering blue Lake Michigan water, whispering pines, an abundance of wildlife, and recreational activities for everyone. Kohler-Andrae State Park is one of the last natural preserves along the Lake Michigan shore, and is open for everyone to explore and enjoy.

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Mailing Address: 1020 Beach Park Lane, Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Fall Night Hike and Bonfire

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Food, Hike, Night event
Location: MacKenzie Center

Come on out to the MacKenzie Center for an evening hike through the trails. The illuminated trail will begin at the MacKenzie Center lodge and will include a bonfire with s'mores. After your hike enjoy some hot chocolate by the fireplace in the lodge. Come for a quick hike or stay all evening. Please park in the lodge parking lot and dress for the weather!


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MacKenzie Center information

The MacKenzie Center, just 25 miles north of Madison, is one of the most diverse education centers in Wisconsin. With interpretive trails, exhibits, museums and programming available for school and youth groups, MacKenzie is a wonderful place to visit and learn about the natural world. The State Game Farm is connected to the MacKenzie Center and is adjacent to the arboretum on the western half of the property.

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Mailing Address: W7303 County Highway CS, Poynette, 53955

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Fall Candlelight Hike

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Candlelight events, Festivals, Food, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit

Enjoy the smell of leaves in the air while walking a 1.1-mile candlelit trail under a full moon. Join us for Naturalist crafts and activities and a bonfire. There will be some snacks and beverages available for sale. Meet at the McMiller Trailhead-Hwy NN, about a half mile west of Hwy 67 (South of Eagle). Get Directions.


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Kettle Moraine SF - Southern Unit information

More than 22,000 acres of glacial hills, kettles, lakes, prairie restoration sites, pine woods and hardwood forests can be found in the Southern Unit, making this a popular area for a wide variety of visitors. The Forest is 30 miles long, extending from the village of Dousman, almost to the city of Whitewater. The forest headquarters is 3 miles west of the village of Eagle on State Highway 59.

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Mailing Address: S59 W36530 County ZZ, Dousman, Wisconsin 53118

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Candlelight Hike

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Festivals, Food, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Horicon Marsh Education Center

For more information visit: www.horiconmarsh.org.


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Horicon Marsh Education Center information

Horicon Marsh has been formally recognized as a Wetland of International Importance by the Ramsar Convention of the United Nations. This renowned marsh is now home to the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center. The Wildlife Education Program has been conducted at the marsh since the mid-1980s. This program focuses on the abundant wildlife resources of the marsh, their ecology and applied management.

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Mailing Address: N7725 Hwy 28, Horicon, 53032

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Candlelight Ski and Hike

Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Cross country ski, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Governor Thompson SP

Join us at Gov. Thompson State Park for a fun-filled evening of candlelit skiing and hiking. Warming fires and hot chocolate provided! Meet at the Woods Lake Picnic Area. The park and trails will be lit by candle luminaries and accented with ice sculptures. Skiers can take an easy 1-mile loop candlelit trail groomed for both classic (diagonal striding) and skate skiing as it weaves through the woods. Hikers are welcome to hike another 1-mile candlelit trail with scenic views over Woods Lake. Hikers, snowshoers and pets are not allowed on the ski trail, but are welcome on the hiking trail. Vehicle admission (park sticker) is required and can be purchased at the park office. Trails start at the Woods Lake Picnic Area off of Paust Lane, 1.5 miles west of Parkway Road off Ranch Road.

Candlelight skis/hikes are very popular events at DNR properties, with some attracting thousands of visitors on a given night. Given the recent publicity of these events through social media outlets and the department's responsibility to provide a safe recreational experience, access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached. Thank you for helping make these events a success.


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Governor Thompson SP information

Governor Thompson State Park was established in 2000, the Wisconsin State Park System's centennial year. With more than 2,800 acres of woods, a family campground, picnic area on Woods Lake, skiing and hiking trails, and six miles of shoreline on the Caldron Falls Flowage, visitors will find an atmosphere that is perfect for solitude, reflection, and recreation.

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Mailing Address: N10008 Paust Lane, Crivitz, Wisconsin 54114

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

Last revised: Wednesday, October 18, 2017