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August 4, 2015

Visitors can vote for their favorite state park property in 10 different categories

MADISON - What Wisconsin state park offers the best beach to take Fido? How about the best park for get a workout, seeing wildflowers or family camping?

Those are among the categories for the 2015 Friends of Wisconsin State Parks Gold Seal Awards contest categories.

"If you are a camper, biker, hunter, angler, or park visitor, cast your vote for your favorite state park, forest, or trail in one of our new categories," said Patty Loosen, state park friends coordinator for the Department of Natural Resources.

The winning parks, forests and trails will be honored with a Gold Seal Award at the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks Awards Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015. The statewide Friends of Wisconsin State Parks organization runs the Gold Seal Award program each year to highlight Wisconsin's parks, trails, and forests.

This year, the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks have named the following categories:

People can cast their entries and find out more by visiting the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks website (exit DNR) and clicking on the tab for "Gold Seal Awards."

The Friends of Wisconsin State Parks work to promote, protect, preserve, restore, and enhance the State Park System in order to protect state parks and their resources for future generations.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Patty Loosen, Friends of Wisconsin State Parks coordinator, 608-264-8994

Last Revised: Tuesday, August 04, 2015

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