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Firewood Notice: Firewood is not allowed on Wisconsin State Park, Trail or Forest properties from more than 10 miles away from the destination campground, unless it is certified by WI DATCP. The certified wood has been processed to kill harmful pests and diseases they may have hidden inside.
In addition, firewood that has been in a Wisconsin EAB quarantined area is not allowed on properties outside of the quarantined area. Please buy firewood nearby or at the property you are going to. Call the DNR toll-free Firewood Hotline 1-877-303-WOOD (9663) for information before packing for a trip.

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Status: Open year round.
Max reservation window: Fri Jun 03 2016


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. A 75-foot observation tower rises above the forest canopy, giving a panoramic view of Sawyer Harbor. On a clear day, the view from the park's observation tower reaches 16 miles across Green Bay. The Park features summer and winter activities, with hiking / biking trails, boat launch accessible fishing pier and a cabin for people with disabilities (ADA accessible).

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Boat Launch
  • Disabled Access Only
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flush Restrooms
  • Flush Toilet/Shower Building
  • Handicap Access
  • Information Center
  • Lookout Tower
  • Nature Center
  • Parking
  • Picnic Areas
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Pit Toilet
  • Playground
  • Seasonal Concessions
  • Showers
  • Telephone
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Water Drinking
Alerts and Important Information
  • The South Loop of the campground is open for reservations from 04/01 - 10/31 each year.
  • The North Loop's sites are open for reservations from 05/01 - 10/31 each year, except for the following sites which are available on a first-come, first-served basis: Sites 104, 106, 108, 110, 112, 114, 116, 118, 120, 122, 124.
  • Winter camping available on first come/first served basis 11/01 - 03/31 in the South Loop. Sites 22, 24, 26, and 28 will be plowed.
  • Site 002 in the South Loop, is for the camp host.
  • Site 004DISP in the South Loop, is for ADA campers only and is on 1st come / 1st served basis year round.

    The shower building and dump station are generally open for the season by the first weekend in May; they are closed for the winter around mid-October.

    Vehicle admission stickers are required.Click here for cost of the sticker.

    Campsites available year round (nonreservable).
    Reservation season April 1, 2015 through October 30, 2015
    Shower/flush toilet buildings open approximately May 1, 2015.
    Shower/flush toilet buildings close approximately October 20, 2015.
    Dump station open approximately May 1, 2015.
    Dump Station Closes approximately October 20, 2015.
    These facilities are weather dependent and dates can change. Check with the property if you have questions.

    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):
    44.86444, -87.415
    44°51'52"N, 87°24'54"W

    From I-43 in Green Bay take Hwy 57 North to Door County. Turn left on County Hwy PD and follow 2.5 miles to the park entrance.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    3740 COUNTY PD
    STURGEON BAY  WI  54235

    Phone Number:

    Project Office: (920)746-2890