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Rock Island State Park

Rock Island State Park In Washington Island, WI Take the ferry to this primitive Lake Michigan island park that LaSalle and Hennepin visited in The Griffon in 1679. The stone buildings were built by a wealthy inventor between 1910 and 1930. This island is surrounded by 6 miles of rocky and sandy shore line. Some claim that the best of the best in tent camping is on Rock Island; comprises 900 acres of history and...

Potawatomi State Park

Potawatomi State Park In Sturgeon Bay, WI On a clear day, the view from the observation tower reaches 16 miles across Green Bay to Menomonee, Mich., and Chambers Island, 20 miles to the northeast. Located on Sturgeon Bay, Potawatomi has gently rolling upland terrain bordered by steep slopes and rugged limestone cliffs along two and a half miles of Sturgeon Bay shoreline. The two-mile shoreline is dotted with...

Peninsula State Park

Peninsula State Park In Fish Creek, WI On a peninsula jutting into Green Bay waters, the 3,776 acres of forest include four campgrounds, 468 campsites, winter skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and snowmobiling, bike trails, boat, fish, golf, swim, tennis, volleyball summer theater, a 125-year-old lighthouse, observation tower, an 18-hole golf course, a 40-foot memorial pole, the bluffs of Niagara dolomite, a sandy...

Newport State Park

Newport State Park In Ellison Bay, WI Managed with a wilderness philosophy, the park's 2,440 acres of forests and 11 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline offer quiet alternatives to bustling Door County. Newport is Wisconsin's only wilderness-designated state park. The scenic shoreline is punctuated with sandy expanses, rocky juts, and elusive coves. Hiking, swimming, backpack camping, bird watching, swimming,...

Ahnapee State Trail

Ahnapee State Trail In Sturgeon Bay, WI From the village of Casco in Kewaunee County, the county-operated trail winds east and north 30 miles along the beautiful Ahnapee River to downtown Sturgeon Bay. The trail is named for the Ahnapee River, which parallels the route for about five miles between Forestville and Algoma. The trail takes you from Lake Michigan's rocky shore down through farm fields and...

High Cliff State Park

High Cliff State Park In Sherwood, WI This Park of 1,145 acres rests on limestone cliffs overlooking Lake Winnebago. It is the only state-owned recreational area on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin's largest lake. History and geology buffs will want to visit the park to learn about effigy mound builders, lime kiln, quarry operations, camping and the scenic overlook. Activities include camping, hiking, horse riding,...

Heritage Hill State Park

Heritage Hill State Park In Green Bay, WI Experience "living history" at this 50-acre outdoor museum in Green Bay. The park features 25 structures from Wisconsin's past. Beautifully nestled on the banks of the Fox River, Heritage Hill brings history to life for thousands of visitors annually. Over 25 buildings have been restored to their original condition and appearance and can be entered by visitors. This area...