Get Outdoors!Date range: Wednesday, August 02, 2017 to Wednesday, August 02, 2017

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Trail Running

1384 days old

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Run
Location: Interstate SP

Experience the ups and downs of Trial Running in beautiful Wisconsin Interstate Park with Sterling Kulke, life-long runner and Certified Natural Trainer from the Monkey Bar Gym in Madison, WI. If you are an indoor runner, you will want to try trail running! Sterling will provide you with running tips to keep you healthy and enjoying the out-of-doors. Come prepared to run! Meet at the Ice Age Center.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Music in the Park: Bob Ropiak

1384 days old

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Activities: Music, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Kohler-Andrae SP

Bob Ropiak is a singer/musician/storyteller who performs all around Wisconsin. He plays mandolin and does a wide variety of acoustic music, engaging the audience with his family-style entertainment that lifts the spirits of both young and old. Meet at the park amphitheater. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Kohler-Andrae SP information

Kohler-Andrae State Park in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, is the home of majestic sand dunes, miles of golden beach, shimmering blue Lake Michigan water, whispering pines, an abundance of wildlife, and recreational activities for everyone. Kohler-Andrae State Park is one of the last natural preserves along the Lake Michigan shore, and is open for everyone to explore and enjoy.


Mailing Address: 1020 Beach Park Lane, Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Find a Trail

1383 days old

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Activities: Geology, Hike, History, Outdoor activity
Location: Devil's Lake SP

Wondering what trail to hike or what to see in the park? Join the Nature Center staff every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday morning (Memorial Day through Labor Day) for some great ideas. Meet at the Nature Center.

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Devil's Lake SP information

Founded in 1911, Devil's Lake is the third oldest state park in Wisconsin, the largest, and the most visited. Devil's Lake offers magnificent views from 500-foot quartzite bluffs overlooking a 360-acre lake. Enjoy lakeshore picnic areas, sandy swimming beaches, 29 miles of hiking trails, or ease into the backcountry solitude. Devil's Lake is a beautiful year-round park with an intriguing natural history along the 1,000-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail.


Mailing Address: S5975 Park Rd., Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913-9299

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Arts and Crafts by Teri Fish

1383 days old

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activity: Arts and Crafts
Location: Buckhorn SP

Join Teri Fish to try some arts and crafts with beautiful Buckhorn State Park to inspire your artistic side. Materials will be provided by The Friends of Buckhorn State Park. Meet at the North Shelter (check at the office to see if location has been moved). This event is free, however a state park vehicle sticker is required.

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Buckhorn SP information

Buckhorn State Park is a paradise for water enthusiasts, hunters, hikers, campers and nature lovers. The park and two adjacent state wildlife areas cover more than 8,000-acres on a peninsula in the Castle Rock Flowage of the Wisconsin River and along the connecting Yellow River. Family and group campsites, unique cart-in camping, a cabin for people with disabilities, canoe trail and an accessible fishing pier, are all available at Buckhorn State Park.


Mailing Address: W8450 Buckhorn Park Ave., Necedah, Wisconsin 54646

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Nature Storytime

1383 days old

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Story time
Location: Interstate SP

Naturalist Colleen Tolliver will share a story and activity with pre-schoolers and their parents. A short activity following the story will reinforce the story's nature-related theme. Nature Storytime will generally last between 30-60 minutes, depending on the participants. Time will be spent outdoors, weather permitting, so parents should dress their children accordingly. Meet at the Beach House.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Nature Tales - Bugs

1383 days old

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Insect study, Outdoor activity
Location: Devil's Lake SP

Join us for an hour of stories - naturally! Fun awaits your 3 to 8-year-old as we check out the microscopic world of bugs. Meet at the Nature Center.

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Devil's Lake SP information

Founded in 1911, Devil's Lake is the third oldest state park in Wisconsin, the largest, and the most visited. Devil's Lake offers magnificent views from 500-foot quartzite bluffs overlooking a 360-acre lake. Enjoy lakeshore picnic areas, sandy swimming beaches, 29 miles of hiking trails, or ease into the backcountry solitude. Devil's Lake is a beautiful year-round park with an intriguing natural history along the 1,000-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail.


Mailing Address: S5975 Park Rd., Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913-9299

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Mammal Mania

1383 days old

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Wildlife study
Location: Whitefish Dunes SP

Drop by the Nature Center to see our naturalist for a hands-on learning experience about the mammals that live in our beautiful state.

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Whitefish Dunes SP information

Whitefish Dunes State Park protects the fragile dune environment on the eastern Door County Peninsula. Stroll along Lake Michigan, watch waterfowl at Clark Lake, use the boardwalk to discover the wetlands or relax on one of the many trails throughout the forested sand dunes and beech forest. The park's nature center features year-round programs, exhibits and displays on ecology, geology and human history. Whitefish Dunes is a day-use park, there is no camping.


Mailing Address: 3275 Clark Lake Road , Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Beach House Nature Center is Open!

1383 days old

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Drop-in Program, Nature study
Location: Interstate SP

Drop-In activities...borrow a fishing rod, play with your child, create critters..... Many interesting activities will be offered at the Beach House.

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Interstate SP information

Interstate is Wisconsin's oldest state park, established in 1900. Located along the picturesque St. Croix National Scenic Riverway, the park provides scenic views of the river and the steep-sided gorge known as the Dalles of the St. Croix. The Ice Age Interpretive Center features a film, photographs, murals and information


Mailing Address: State Highway 35, St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Ready, Set Go Play! - Nature Play Station

1383 days old

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Activities: Drop-in Program, Outdoor activity
Location: Devil's Lake SP

Take a nature break and bring your kids to play! We'll have lots of fun, hands-on activities that that will keep your kids active and having fun. Activities will be happening outside the Nature Center.

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Devil's Lake SP information

Founded in 1911, Devil's Lake is the third oldest state park in Wisconsin, the largest, and the most visited. Devil's Lake offers magnificent views from 500-foot quartzite bluffs overlooking a 360-acre lake. Enjoy lakeshore picnic areas, sandy swimming beaches, 29 miles of hiking trails, or ease into the backcountry solitude. Devil's Lake is a beautiful year-round park with an intriguing natural history along the 1,000-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail.


Mailing Address: S5975 Park Rd., Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913-9299

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: Wednesday, December 16, 2020