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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

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!

  • 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.

Firewood is available at the wood yard on Bluff Road for $6.50 a bundle. The wood yard is open daily 4-7 p.m., with additional hours on Fridays (4-8 p.m.).

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: Thursday July 02 2020