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Get Outdoors!Date range: Friday, May 26, 2017 to Friday, May 26, 2017

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Timberdoodle; the Song and Dance of the Woodcock

1004 days old

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Activities: Birding, Educational Programs, Wildlife study
Location: Newport SP

The American Woodcock puts on quite the courtship display in the spring. You won't want to miss its unique calls and spectacular sky dance. Meet at the Nature Center, 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.


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

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Friday, June 07, 2019