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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Nature Time for Preschoolers: Autumn Leaves are Falling Down!

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Educational Programs, Story time
Location: Havenwoods SF

Red, gold, and purple leaves are everywhere these days! Let's play with the leaves and enjoy the fall colors. Preschool storytimes are for children ages 3-5 and their parents, grandparents or other adult. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.

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Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Trails of Newport Weekly Hike: Fall Hike #8

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Outdoor activity
Location: Newport SP

Back by popular demand, we will explore the trails of Newport on a weekly basis. This weekly hike will be the Rowley's Bay Trail. It is about 4 miles. Meet at Lot 1.


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Newport SP information

Newport State Park, northeast of Ellison Bay, is Wisconsin's only formally-designated wilderness park. With 2,373 acres and 11 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, the park offers quiet alternatives to bustling Door County. Explore 30 miles of hiking trails with hike-in campsites. There are evergreen and hardwood forests, wetlands and upland meadows.

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Mailing Address: 475 County Highway NP, Ellison Bay, Wisconsin 54210

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Stick Walking Exercises in the Park

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Activity: Walk
Location: Interstate SP

Bring your walking sticks, we will review the basics and add new exercises that you can do as you enjoy the outdoor environment. Class is FREE. Your vehicle will need a park admission sticker. Meet at the Ice Age Center.


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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information

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Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Nature Storytime

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Story time
Location: Interstate SP

Naturalist Colleen Tolliver will share a story and activity with pre-schoolers and their parents. A short activity following the story will reinforce the story's nature-related theme. Nature Storytime will generally last between 30-60 minutes, depending on the participants. Time will be spent outdoors, weather permitting, so parents should dress their children accordingly. Meet at the Ice Age Center.


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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information

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Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Animals of the Night Exploring Nature Program

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study
Location: Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit

Whooo's awake during the hours of darkness? Join us as we delve into the world of nocturnal animals. This program is best for families/groups with children between the ages of 6 and 12 years. Location: Ice Age Visitor Center (off Hwy 67 half mile west of Dundee). Get Directions - Ice Age Visitor Center.


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Kettle Moraine SF - Northern Unit information

The Kettle Moraine Northern Unit is comprised of about 30,000 acres stretching 30 miles across Sheboygan, Fond du Lac and Washington Counties. The forest is managed for multiple use, including recreation management, sustainable forest products, water quality and soil protection, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife, native biological diversity and aesthetics.

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Mailing Address: N1765 Highway G , Campbellsport, Wisconsin 53010

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Halloween Nature Hike

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Newport SP

Where can you find Witches Caps, Dead Man's Fingers, Earth Tongues and Witches Butter? In the woods, of course! Join park naturalists as they search for nature's Halloween treats. Meet at the Nature Center.


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Newport SP information

Newport State Park, northeast of Ellison Bay, is Wisconsin's only formally-designated wilderness park. With 2,373 acres and 11 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, the park offers quiet alternatives to bustling Door County. Explore 30 miles of hiking trails with hike-in campsites. There are evergreen and hardwood forests, wetlands and upland meadows.

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Mailing Address: 475 County Highway NP, Ellison Bay, Wisconsin 54210

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Kinda Scary on the Prairie

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Festivals, Outdoor activity, Walk
Location: Perrot SP

Bring the kids for a Tricks and Treats walk through the prairie at Perrot State Park. This fun event is for kids of all ages! Sponsored by the Friends of Perrot. A vehicle admission sticker is required. If you are interesting in helping volunteer for this event, please contact the park office.


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Perrot SP information

Perrot State Park, where the Trempealeau River meets the Mississippi River, offers breathtaking views from 500-foot bluffs. The river bank and surrounding wetlands provide wonderful habitat for the many migratory birds that travel through this area twice a year. Unique to southwestern Wisconsin and Perrot are the goat prairies perched high on the bluffs.

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Mailing Address: W26247 Sullivan Road, Trempealeau, Wisconsin 54661

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, October 28, 2017

Lawn Chair Birding

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Activities: Birding, Outdoor activity
Location: Richard Bong SRA

Bring your lawn chair and binoculars (or use ours) and drop in for an evening sit by the lake to identify migrating birds. Stay as little or as long as you like. Meet at Shelter #3 at the Beach.


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Richard Bong SRA information

Once designated to be a jet fighter base, Richard Bong State Recreation Area is fittingly named after Major Richard I. Bong, a Poplar, WI native who was America's leading air ace during World War II. The air base was abandoned three days before concrete was to be poured for a 12,500-foot runway. Local citizens had the foresight to protect this open space for future generations.

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Mailing Address: 26313 Burlington Rd., Kansasville, Wisconsin 53139

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Willow River Halloween Bash

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Children's program, Festivals, Outdoor activity, Story time
Location: Willow River SP

Join Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Parks at the Nature Center for this fun, even spooky evening. Don't forget to wear your costume! The event is free and there will be games, crafts, snacks, storytelling and more for the family to enjoy. No pets allowed. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please contact the park if you'd like to help out with this event.


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Willow River SP information

With nearly 3,000 acres of prairie, forests, and panoramic river scenery, Willow River State Park offers year-round recreation opportunities in western Wisconsin. The park is about five miles northeast of Hudson, and has a campground, a boat launch and a 400-foot beach and picnic area centered on 172-acre Little Falls Lake.

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Mailing Address: 1034 County Highway A, Hudson, Wisconsin 54016

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Fall Night Scavenger Hunt and Campfire

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Activities: Drop-in Program, Food, Night event, Outdoor activity, Scavenger hunt
Location: Devil's Lake SP

A fall night is a great time to have some fun around the campfire! We'll have a nighttime glow-in-the-dark scavenger hunt, a chance to make a campfire treat, and fun activities like glow-in-the dark ring toss, and marshmallow launching contests. And, of course, a roaring fire to warm up by. These activities will happen outside the Nature Center.


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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

Monday, October 30, 2017

Family Night (weather permitting)

Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study
Location: Lakeshore SP

Our naturalist will be sharing stories from Ghosts of Lake Michigan, followed by a discussion of the shipwrecks in the lake. Free-All Ages. Meet at the north entrance (just south of Discovery World).

Free parking is available at the park's south entrance road (access from Erie St.). It is about a 15-minute walk from the south entrance, but on the way you can take in the lovely views of the prairies throughout the park! Paid parking is available at the north entrance at O'Donnell Park.


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Lakeshore SP information

In the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Lakeshore State Park provides a unique urban oasis with recreational and educational opportunities geared to the urban population. Lakeshore State Park offers great views of the city and Lake Michigan and has a reservable, overnight boat slip.

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Mailing Address: 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

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