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Get Outdoors!Date range: Sunday, July 02, 2017 to Sunday, July 02, 2017

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Survival Series; Primitive Fire Making Workshop

936 days old

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

Learn the skills of our ancestors. Try your hand at the many and exciting ways to start a fire! Join park naturalists along with fire investigator, teacher and campfire expert Ken Foszcz as he shares his wealth of knowledge and techniques. A "retired" fire chief, Ken has been involved in ski patrol, mountain search and rescue and is a Fire Science instructor at a technical college. This interactive workshop will include use of bow drill, flint and steel and magnifying glass to start a camp fire. Meet at the picnic shelter, parking lot 3.

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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