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Considered Wisconsin's most complete park, Peninsula offers 468 Locationcampsites, 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.

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Contact information
For information, contact:
Peninsula State Park
9462 Shore Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212
Phone: 920-868-3258

Wisconsin State Park System Peninsula State Park

View of Lake Michigan from Peninsula State Park

DNR Photo

Reserve campsites at Peninsula State Park.

COVID-19 Update

All Wisconsin state park system properties are now operating 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week.

Note: Saturday-Sunday, June 6-7 is Free Fun weekend and no admission stickers or state trail passes are required these two days.

An annual park sticker or trail pass is required to visit state parks and trails. Annual park stickers only, can be purchased online. State trail and other passes can still be purchased over the phone by calling 1-888-305-0398 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days per week. Buy before you go: annual passes are NOT available for purchase at individual properties. Visitors must have an annual admission sticker adhered to their vehicle or proof of purchase for entry.

Most restrooms at most state parks are now open. Some remote water fountains may be closed in the day use areas.

Beginning June 10, 2020 standard campgrounds at Wisconsin State Parks will open. Group campsites, day use facilities (shelters and amphitheaters) and Rock Island State Park will remain closed through June 30.

All buildings, observation towers, playgrounds, concessions and rentals remain closed at all state parks and forests. 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!

  • Peninsula State Park is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Please Note: The White Cedar Nature Center is closed until late Spring 2020 for renovations.

Directions

From Green Bay, take State Highway 57 north toward Sturgeon Bay. From Manitowoc, Take State Highway 42 north toward Sturgeon Bay. Before you get to Sturgeon Bay, Highways 57 and 42 join. Stay on State Highway 42 north to Fish Creek, where the highway turns east (right). Go 0.5 mile farther on Highway 42; the park entrance is on the north (left).

Park fees

Concessions and rental equipment

The camp store at Nicolet Beach has essential supplies, souvenirs and ice. The snack bar, open during the summer, features pizza, burgers and soft-serve ice cream. Nicolet Beach Concession also rents canoes, kayaks, bicycles, tandems and tagalongs. Rentals are seasonal and weather dependent. Phone: 920-854-9220.

Friends group and volunteering

  • The Friends of Peninsula State Park [exit DNR] is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making a meaningful contribution toward the preservation and goals of Peninsula State Park. The Friends believe Peninsula contains a unique, spectacular wilderness and shoreline, worthy of any assistance they can provide. The Friends provide volunteer services and financial support for the interpretive, educational, recreational and visitor service programs at Peninsula State Park.
  • State park system volunteering opportunities
Last revised: Wednesday May 06 2020