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Newport State Park Activities and recreation

Hiking Hiking

Newport has over 30 miles of trails, all of them open for hiking.

Biking Biking

About 17 miles of trail are open to off-road bicycles.

Camping Camping

Camping at Newport State Park

Picnicking Shelters Picnic areas

There is a picnic area on Newport Bay by parking lot #3 and the reservable shelter.

Canoeing & Kayaking Boating, canoeing and kayaking

There is not a boat launch at the park. Users of small watercraft or floatation devices should be aware of the wind conditions on Lake Michigan. Strong west winds can blow watercraft away from the shoreline. Parents, watch your children at all times. Rubber rafts and other boats require personal floatation devices.

Fishing Fishing

Fishing is available in Lake Michigan and Europe Lake in the northern part of the park. Fishing licenses apply.

Hunting Trapping Hunting and trapping

Hunting and trapping are allowed in the open areas of the park during the Wisconsin state parks hunting and trapping time frame. Trapping is not permitted in closed areas as noted on the park hunting map or within 100 yards of any designated use area, including trails. Certain trap types are restricted on state park properties. For more information, please see:

Winter Activities Winter activities

Over 26 miles of trail are open for cross-country skiing. There are 12 miles of groomed and tracked trail for classical skiing and two miles are groomed for skate skiing. About five miles of trail are open for snowshoeing.

Last revised: Friday January 13 2017