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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Live Raptors at Peninsula State Park

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Birding, Educational Programs, Wildlife conservation
Location: Peninsula SP

Live raptors from Open Door Bird Sanctuary will be making an appearance at the Peninsula State Park Nature Center. Discover how owls and eagles hunt and survive from expert birders. See live birds. This program is free but a state park vehicle sticker is required.


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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

Friday, June 23, 2017

Naturalist Led Kayak Tour

Time: 9:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Canoeing/kayaking, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Peninsula SP

Must pre-register at Nature Center. Limited to fifteen participants. Arrive at Nicolet Beach Rentals by 9:45 a.m. Learn about the Niagara Escarpment, shorebirds and park history on this 2-mile paddle along Peninsula's breathtaking coast. Beginners welcome. A lifeguard is not on duty. Youth age 17 and younger must be in a kayak with an adult. $18 plus tax per person payable at Nicolet Beach Concessions. Tour may be cancelled due to weather.


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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

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Scavenger Hunt

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Activities: Children's program, Drop-in Program, Scavenger hunt
Location: Peninsula SP

Drop by the Nature Center anytime between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to try an on-your-own scavenger hunt. Activity takes about twenty minutes. Prizes for trying.


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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

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Eagle Trail Hike

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Geology, Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Peninsula SP

Meet at Eagle Terrace, east of the tower parking lot. Hike Peninsula's most spectacular trail, watching for Solomon seal and signs of the pileated woodpecker. Discover Door County geology and learn about the Niagara Escarpment, trees, park history and more. Difficult walking - about 2 miles. Pack a water bottle for a rest stop along the way.


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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

Monday, June 26, 2017

Let's Meet the Pileated Woodpecker

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Birding, Drop-in Program, Nature study
Location: Peninsula SP

Let's learn about Wisconsin's largest woodpecker and a few other "Picidea" relatives. See woodpecker wings and skulls, and practice using binoculars, too. Suitable for all ages. Meet at the Nature Center.


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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

Monday, June 26, 2017

Campfire!

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Music, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Peninsula SP

Listen to authentic Native American stories told by Charlie Dickson, a Peninsula favorite. We will get our campfire started with a few foot-stomping songs. Family fun! Rain? We'll meet inside the Nature Center.


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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

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Think You Know Peninsula?

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, History
Location: Peninsula SP

Join the park naturalist for a trip back in time. Discover Peninsula place names and nearly forgotten stories about past residents. What does the Chicago Lyric Opera, Ferris Bueler's Day Off, and the Maximilian Diamond have to do with this grand old park? Come find out. Designed for adults. Nature Center.


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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

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Rock and Roll with Geologist Mim

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Children's program, Drop-in Program, Geology, Nature study
Location: Peninsula SP

Drop by the Nature Center any time from 10 a.m. to Noon. Stay ten minutes or longer. Why are there fossils at Peninsula? What is Wisconsin's state rock? Get answers and see a unusual rocks at Geologist Mim's special rock and roll table. Counts as a Wisconsin Explorer activity.


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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

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Universe in the Park

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Activities: Astronomy, Educational Programs, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Peninsula SP

Universe in the Park (UitP) is a popular outreach program of the UW-Madison Astronomy Department and is predicated on a very simple idea: the best environment in which to introduce the general public to astronomy is outside under dark skies. The UitP session begins with a 20-30 minute talk and slide presentation covering a broad view of astronomy and recent astronomical news. Following the presentation, a telescope is set up to view whatever astronomical objects are available. Question and answer period follows around the telescope.


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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

Friday, August 11, 2017

Universe in the Park

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Activities: Astronomy, Educational Programs, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Peninsula SP

Universe in the Park (UitP) is a popular outreach program of the UW-Madison Astronomy Department and is predicated on a very simple idea: the best environment in which to introduce the general public to astronomy is outside under dark skies. The UitP session begins with a 20-30 minute talk and slide presentation covering a broad view of astronomy and recent astronomical news. Following the presentation, a telescope is set up to view whatever astronomical objects are available. Question and answer period follows around the telescope.


Close

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

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Universe in the Park

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Activities: Astronomy, Educational Programs, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Peninsula SP

Universe in the Park (UitP) is a popular outreach program of the UW-Madison Astronomy Department and is predicated on a very simple idea: the best environment in which to introduce the general public to astronomy is outside under dark skies. The UitP session begins with a 20-30 minute talk and slide presentation covering a broad view of astronomy and recent astronomical news. Following the presentation, a telescope is set up to view whatever astronomical objects are available. Question and answer period follows around the telescope.


Close

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.

Find more about Weather in Fish Creek, WI
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Mailing Address: 9462 Shore Rd., Fish Creek, Wisconsin 54212

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Universe in the Park

Time: 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Activities: Astronomy, Educational Programs, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Peninsula SP

Universe in the Park (UitP) is a popular outreach program of the UW-Madison Astronomy Department and is predicated on a very simple idea: the best environment in which to introduce the general public to astronomy is outside under dark skies. The UitP session begins with a 20-30 minute talk and slide presentation covering a broad view of astronomy and recent astronomical news. Following the presentation, a telescope is set up to view whatever astronomical objects are available. Question and answer period follows around the telescope.


Close

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.

Find more about Weather in Fish Creek, WI
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Mailing Address: 9462 Shore Rd., Fish Creek, Wisconsin 54212

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