Peninsula State Park


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Peninsula State Park


Location:Northeast of Fish Creek on WI 42 in Door County.
Facilities:472 campsites (101 with electrical hookups), showers, outdoor group camp (50 sites), picnic areas, enclosed day-use shelter, concessions, hiking trails (20 miles), mountain bike trails (9 miles), snowmobile trails (17 miles), ski trails (16 miles), playground, volleyball court, tennis court, nature center, scenic vistas, observation tower, boat launch, 18-hole golf course, outdoor amphitheater.
Activities:Camping (including winter camping), boating, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, tennis, volleyball, in-line skating, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, sledding, snowshoeing, naturalist programs.
Special Features:Located on a peninsula jutting into Green Bay, the park's bluffs afford views of passing ships and nearby islands. Features include a lighthouse built in 1868 and bays fringed by sand and cobblestone.
Address:PO Box 218
Fish Creek, WI 54212

Phone:920-868-3258
Web: www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/parks/specific/peninsula
Size: 3,776 acres.

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Joseph Peninsula State Park to ensure that resource and recreational needs are evaluated and that public and stakeholder input is collected before addressing the breach."
SIGNIFICANCE OF PROJECT: The old Eagle Tower, dating to 1932, was for decades one of the primary draws to Peninsula State Park in Door County.
An independent group called the Friends of Peninsula State Park quickly got to work with others on finding support for a replacement.
Peninsula State Park. Sign location: Eagle Panorama
The project is being supported through funds raised by Friends of Peninsula State Park and the local community, along with state funds and a federal grant.
If the name Northern Sky Theater doesn't ring a bell, that's because for nearly a quarter-century, this destination venue in Peninsula State Park has been called the American Folklore Theatre--a name meant by its founders (including the late Fred Alley) to invoke a populist aesthetic based in folk music and story theatre, but which came to mislead potential audiences.
American Folklore Theatre stages shows under the stars in Peninsula State Park in the summer, moving to an indoor auditorium for the fall.
When the winds died down, I rented a bicycle for an easy 10-mile ride through Peninsula State Park, where nuthatches climbed up and down the pine trees, blue jays squawked from birch to birch, and chickadees chirped in the muddled sunlight.
Just outside Peninsula State Park, Wagon Trail Campground offers quiet wooded sites, well-maintained shower houses, and a sitting room with a fireplace for inclement weather.
Door County's Peninsula State Park one of the most-visited state parks in Wisconsin will get a new observation tower to replace a decades-old structure that was closed down in 2016.
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Saint Joseph Peninsula State Park is named after the patron saint of workers.

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