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Get Outdoors!Date range: Monday, November 25, 2019 to Monday, May 25, 2020 Location: Newport SP, Peninsula SP

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Friday, November 29, 2019

Eagle Panorama to Eagle Terrace

255 days old

CANCELED

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Geology, Nature study, Walk
Location: Peninsula SP

This event has been cancelled

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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.


Mailing Address: 9462 Shore Rd., Fish Creek, Wisconsin 54212

Saturday, November 30, 2019

What's New at Peninsula?

254 days old

CANCELED

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Indoor activity
Location: Peninsula SP

This event has been cancelled.

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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.


Mailing Address: 9462 Shore Rd., Fish Creek, Wisconsin 54212

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

First Day Hike

222 days old

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: First Day Hike, Hike, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Newport SP

If getting more exercise is one of your 2020 resolutions, then join us for a New Year's Day hike at Newport State Park! We will be hiking on the Fern Trail where snowshoes are permitted, so you may want to bring a pair if the snow is deep. Poles and/or walking sticks are encouraged.

After the hike, please plan on joining us for cider and hot chocolate in the Nature Center, Lot 1. A 2020 vehicle admission sticker is needed and can be purchased at the park office. The hike may be cancelled if weather is severe. Sponsored by the Newport Wilderness Society.


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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

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

First Day Hike

222 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: First Day Hike, Hike, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Peninsula SP

Rejuvenate this new year by taking a family-friendly 1-3 mile trek led by the Friends of Peninsula State Park followed by hot chocolate and cookies at the warming shelter. Participants are advised to bring a water bottle, binoculars and field guide, and to dress for the weather, with hiking boots or snowshoes. A 2020 state park vehicle sticker is required. No pets allowed. Sponsored by the Friends of Peninsula State Park. Meet at the Warming Shelter on Highland Road at 10 a.m., parking available in Lot 5.

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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.


Mailing Address: 9462 Shore Rd., Fish Creek, Wisconsin 54212

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Candlelight Ski and Hike

191 days old

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Cross country ski, Hike, Outdoor activity
Location: Peninsula SP

Enjoy a 1-mile loop through forest and meadow with hundreds of candles lining the trail. Following the ski or hike, participants can enjoy a bonfire with refreshments in the warming shelter. Co-sponsored by the Friends of Peninsula State Park. Pets are not allowed at the event. Event will be cancelled if weather is severe. A state park vehicle admission sticker is required and can be purchased at the park headquarters or self-registration station. A trail pass is not required for this event. Enter at Highland Road, 1 mile north of Fish Creek at Hwy. 42 and County Road A. Park in Lot 5. Get Directions.

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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.


Mailing Address: 9462 Shore Rd., Fish Creek, Wisconsin 54212

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Candlelight Hike

184 days old

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Activities: Candlelight events, Cross country ski, Food, Hike, Night event, Outdoor activity, Snowshoeing
Location: Newport SP

Experience winter beauty at Newport State Park! Hike a 1.2-mile trail lit with glowing candlelight. The trail starts at the Picnic Area parking lot (Lot #3). At the end of the trail, participants will find the shelter building complete with an outdoor bonfire, fireplace to warm up by and refreshments. Grills will be available for anyone who wishes to bring along the makings for a picnic supper or marshmallow roast. The event is free, but a Wisconsin State Park Vehicle Admission Sticker is required.

Due to snow conditions, this event is being held as a hike only this year.


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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

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Leap Day Hike

163 days old

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

Join the park naturalist on this easy to moderate 2 mile hike. Learn about the origins of Leap Day and other interesting facts. After the hike, we'll have refreshments and make origami "leap" frogs. Meet at the park office, 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

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Work Play Earth Day

114 days old

CANCELED

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Activities: Earth Day, Outdoor activity, Volunteer opportunity, Work day, Work Play Earth Day
Location: Newport SP

This event has been canceled.


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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: Sunday, August 09, 2020