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PENINSULA STATE PARK, WI

Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Wed Jun 01 2016

Description

High bluffs and cobblestone shoreline, an 1860's lighthouse, a challenging 18-hole golf course, a professional summer theater, a sandy swimming beach, bike trails and a year-round Naturalist program make this 3,776-acre park extremely popular. All sites are within a five minute walk to the shoreline.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Boat Rentals
  • Camp Store
  • Comfort Station
  • Disabled Access Only
  • Drinking Water
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Flush Restrooms
  • Handicap Access
  • Parking
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Pit Toilet
  • Playground
  • Playground Equip
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Telephone
  • Theater
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
Alerts and Important Information
  • The observation tower located in Peninsula State Park, known as Eagle Tower, will be closed immediately because of structural concerns. At this time, the department has not made any plans to repair or replace the tower. Further study of the inspection report along with the availability of funding will determine the future of the structure.
  • This park has a two motor vehicle limit per campsite. Additional vehicles must be parked in the overflow parking areas. Vehicle admission stickers are required.Click here for the cost of the sticker.
  • Door County Half Marathon: On May 2, 2015 the Door County Half Marathon will be run on the roads in Peninsula State Park. Most roads will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the safety of runners and spectators.
  • Group Camp: Traffic may enter or exit the Group Camp towards the Golf Course on Shore Road all day.
  • Boaters: Access to the boat launch at Nicolet Bay will be restricted during the Half Marathon. Boaters may launch prior to the road closure (at 8 a.m.), no vehicles may exit the boat launch parking lot until the race has concluded, at approximately 2 p.m.
  • Tennison Bay Campground: Campers may exit the park until 9:30 a.m. No vehicles may enter or exit Tennison Bay campground between 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. At 11 a.m. traffic may enter or exit Tennison Bay Campground past the campground recycling station towards Park Headquarters on Shore Road.
  • For more information on the race,visit http://doorcountyhalfmarathon.com
  • 2015 Dates Campgrounds are available for reservations:
    Tennison Bay: 5/1/2015 through 10/31/2015
    Weborg: 5/8/2015 through 10/17/2015
    South Nicolet Bay: 5/15/2015 through 10/17/2015
    North Nicolet Bay: 5/21/2015 through 10/11/2015
    Welckers: 5/21/2015 through 10/11/2015
    Tennison Bay is open Nov 1 - April 30 on first-come-first-serve basis. At least six campsites are plowed during the winter.

    Showers, flush toilet buildings open approximately May 1, 2015.
    Shower, flush toilet buildings close approximately October 19, 2015.
    Dump Station opens approximately May 1, 2015.
    Dump Station closes approximately October 19, 2015.
    These facilities are weather dependent and dates can change. Check with the property if you have questions.
  • 2016 Dates Campgrounds are available for reservations:
    Tennison Bay: 5/1/2016 Sun through 11/1/2016 Tue
    Weborg: 5/13/2016 Fri through 10/16/2016 Sun
    South Nicolet Bay: 5/20/2016 Fri through 10/16/2016 Sun
    North Nicolet Bay: 5/26/2016 Thu through 10/10/2016 Mon
    Welckers: 5/26/2016 Thu through 9/5/2016 Mon
    Lakeshore Group Camping: 5/1/2016 Sun through 11/1/2016 Tue
    Meadow Group Camping: 5/1/2016 Sun through 11/1/2016 Tue
    Orchard Group Camping: 5/1/2016 Sun through 11/1/2016 Tue

    For information regarding hunting in Wisconsin State Parks follow this link to the DNR web site Click here for more information

    About the Admission fees, please Click Here for reference.
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    45.15833, -87.225
    45°9'30"N, 87°13'30"W

    From Green Bay take Hwy 42/57 North. Once north of Sturgeon Bay remain on Hwy 42 North to Fish Creek. The park is located approximately 1 mile from the village limits. Turn left at the large entrance sign.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    PENINSULA STATE PARK
    9462 SHORE RD
    FISH CREEK  WI  54212

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (920)868-3258