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Friday, July 28, 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

Friday, July 28, 2017

First Aid Trail Necklaces

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Children's program, Drop-in Program
Location: Peninsula SP

Drop by anytime from 10:30 a.m. to Noon. This make-it, take-it craft supplies young hikers with a place for safety essentials. Takes about 10 minutes. While supplies last. 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

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Hidden Bluff Trail

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Activities: Geology, Hike, Nature study, Tree study, Walk
Location: Peninsula SP

Meet at the Nature Center. Discover how Peninsula's mighty bluffs formed, identify ferns and flowers, and listen for the call of the black-throated-green warbler on this guided hike. Suitable for all ages. Less than a half mile.


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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, July 29, 2017

Hello Smokey Bear

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Children's program, Educational Programs
Location: Peninsula SP

Smokey Bear will make an appearance from 11 a.m. to Noon. Prizes for kids who can recite his fire-fighting message, "Only YOU can prevent Wild Fires!" 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, July 31, 2017

Hummingbird Feeders

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Birding, Drop-in Program, Nature study
Location: Peninsula SP

Discover survival strategies of the ruby-throated hummingbird. Learn how hummingbirds figure in folklore. Create a hummingbird feeder to hang at your campsite, using a recycled baby food jar. 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, July 31, 2017

Campfire

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, History
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, August 1, 2017

Eagle Trail Hike

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Activities: Geology, Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Peninsula SP

Hike Peninsula's most spectacular trail, watching for Solomon seal and signs of the pileated woodpecker. Door County geology featured. Pack water 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

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Archaeology Day

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Archeology, Educational Programs, History
Location: Peninsula SP

Rock & Roll with Geologist Mim Drop by the Nature Center. Stay ten minutes or longer. Why are there fossils at Peninsula? What is Wisconsin's state rock? Get answers and see unusual rocks at Geologist Mim's special rock and roll table.


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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, August 1, 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 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

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Fantastic Fireflies

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Children's program, Story time
Location: Peninsula SP

Nature Center. Enjoy the classic P.D. Eastman story Sam and the Firefly, learn why fireflies glow, then make a glow stick firefly to keep. Donations appreciated for art project.


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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 4, 2017

Naturalist Led Kayak Tour

Time: 10:00 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. Naturalist-led tour features Peninsula history and ecology. Two-mile paddle along Peninsula's beautiful shore. 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, August 5, 2017

Forward Wisconsin!

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Activities: Food, Nature study, Outdoor activity, Walk
Location: Peninsula SP

UnNature Trail, Wisconsin Style: Walk a short trail, counting the number of items that don't belong in nature. Tell your answer to the naturalist for a "ticket" to toast a pudgy pie pizza (while supplies last) over a campfire. Learn how to be safe around campfires.


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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, August 7, 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 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

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.


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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, 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.

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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