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Newport State Park, northeast of Ellison Bay, is Wisconsin's only Locationformally-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.

Camping Hiking Canoeing and kayaking Bicycling Picnicking Shelters Fishing Hunting Trapping Winter Activities

Contact information
For information, contact:
Newport State Park
475 County Highway NP
Ellison Bay WI 54210
920-854-2500

Wisconsin State Park System Newport State Park

Kayakers along the shore of Lake Michigan.

© Door County Visitor Bureau

Reserve campsites at Newport State Park.


COVID-19 Update

Wisconsin state park system properties are operating 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week. Most campgrounds are open with special conditions.

An annual park sticker or trail pass is required to visit state parks and trails. Buy before you go: annual and daily passes are NOT available for purchase at individual properties.

Office buildings, visitor centers, observation towers, shelters and playgrounds remain closed. For more information, please see:

Properties may be limiting admission based on capacity. Please make sure to seek out current property information on our website before visiting:

Park information

Welcome!

  • Newport State Park is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Directions

Newport State Park is near the tip of the Door County Peninsula off State Highway 42.

Fees

Friends group and volunteering

Last revised: Wednesday May 06 2020