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Time: Friday, October 24, 2014 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Story time
Location: Peninsula SP

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Peninsula SP information

Considered Wisconsin's most complete park, Peninsula offers 468 campsites, three group camps, a summer theater, an 18-hole golf course, sand beach, bike trails, a lighthouse and eight miles of Door County shoreline. The rollicking waves that skip towards Peninsula's sky high bluffs are part of the Niagara Escarpment.

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Mailing Address: 9462 Shore Rd., Fish Creek, Wisconsin 54212

It's now in it's 15th year, The Fright Hike is a fun family night, walking through the dark and scary scenes performed along a 1-mile trail. Wandering Spooks help create a scary time throughout the hike. $5 per person plus $5 vehicle sticker. Music in the staging area to be enjoyed before and after the hike. A bon fire is available to warm up and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate after the event. Or come early and have a grilled hot dog, cookies and popcorn from the concession stand. Local junior high and high school groups who volunteer their time to this event perform the scenes. The Town of Delafield Park and Recreation Commission and the Friends of Lapham Peak State Park dedicate their time and talents to putting this event together each year. All the money raised will benefit the Town of Delafield Parks, Lapham Peak State Park and the Lake Country Organizations/Clubs that help make this event a fun night. For more information visit www.frighthike.com [exit DNR].


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Time: Friday, October 24, 2014 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Activities: Food, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Lapham Peak Unit

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Kettle Moraine SF - Lapham Peak Unit information

The Kettle Moraine and Lapham Peak were formed 10,000 years ago when a glacier covered much of Wisconsin. Lapham Peak's glaciated topography provides excellent hiking, backpacking, and cross-country skiing on lighted trails. Climb a 45-foot observation tower atop the highest point in Waukesha County (1,233 feet above sea level).

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Mailing Address: W329 N846 County C, Delafield, Wisconsin 53018

On October 24 please join us for our Annual Halloween Bon Fire and Luminated Hike along our 1.5 mile Woodland Trail. There will be marshmallows and Hot Chocolate provided while supplies last. Our event will be located at the shelter near the beach and starts at 6pm and ends at 9pm. Remember to bring a flashlight. If you would like to display your magnificently carved pumpkin by the Bon Fire please bring it with you.


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Time: Friday, October 24, 2014 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight event, Food, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Governor Nelson SP

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Located on 10,000-acre Lake Mendota, reecreation and nature mingle within sight of the State Capitol. Governor Nelson is a day use park offering a sand beach, boat launch, fish cleaning facility, picnic areas and playground equipment, prairie restorations, and over 8 miles of trails. Native American effigy mounds can be seen on the Woodland Trail.

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Mailing Address: 5140 Cty Hwy M, Waunakee, Wisconsin 53597

MacKenzie's annual Haunted Hay Ride is held at the end of October, during the weekend nearest Halloween. Participants can take a fun and spooky hay ride around the MacKenzie Center property, while watching out for zombies, witches, graveyards, ghosts and more! This event is family friendly and fun for all ages. Cost is $5 for individuals over the age of 3. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the MacKenzie Center to support environmental education at the MacKenzie Center. Ride lasts about 20 minutes, and waiting time varies. Visitors are encouraged to stay and enjoy the campfire and snacks as a part of the event. Visitors should dress appropriately for the weather as the event is 100 percent outdoors. Costumes are always welcome. Volunteer 'actors' are always needed to help make this event a success. If interested please contact our educator office at 608-635-8112 or dnrmackenziecenter@wisconsin.gov. Volunteers need to be 18 years old or older, unless accompanied by an adult or chaperone.


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Time: Friday, October 24, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Activities: Children's program, Night event, Outdoor activity, Volunteer opportunity
Location: MacKenzie Center

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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


Last revised: Thursday, August 07, 2014