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Peninsula State Park, Fish Creek

#1 of 408 in Parks in Wisconsin
Must see · State Park · Nature / Park
With its cedar, maple, and beech forests, an abundance of wildlife, and a picturesque shoreline, Peninsula State Park is a perfect escape for campers and outdoor enthusiasts. The 1,528 ha (3,776 acre) park offers numerous hiking and biking trails, an 18-hole golf course, vehicle and tent camping areas, and many facilities to make your stay comfortable. Visit some of the park's famous landmarks, such as Eagle Bluff Lighthouse and its museum, plus the award-winning American Folklore Theatre. The 45 m (150 ft) tall bluffs that rise above the sandy beaches are the park's most recognized natural features. Availability of many amenities depends on the season and the weather; check online or via telephone before you visit. Use our Fish Creek day trip tool to add Peninsula State Park and other attractions to your Fish Creek vacation plans.
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  • We love the park and visit at least annually. This particular day, we were unable to rent bicycles so we walked a 5-mi. loop and thoroughly enjoyed it. Not bad for a couple in their 70’s! Easy...  more »
  • A MUST DO!!!! Super trails for all levels of "explorers." $13 fee to enter the park for the day (out of state license). God provided a gorgeous autumn day & we enjoyed!!!  more »
  • If you love biking, hiking, or lighthouses you should definitely check this area out. There are some great bike trails with some light hills and fun turns, but nothing to crazy. If your looking for a thrill ride, this isn't exactly the place, but if your riding with the family or as a couple, it is definitely a beautiful ride. There are dedicated hiking trails here as well which do not allow bikes so you don't have to worry about a biker constantly zipping by your yelling "on your left." If you visit, you will also find quite a few lookout points onto the lake that are right off the trails that would be great for taking pictures. There is also a lighthouse that I would recommend checking out .
  • Beautiful. Nature! Hiked the easy trails with the Mrs and 1.5 year old. Quite a lovely place. Really enjoyed the sights, the smell and sound of water gently hitting the shores. I only wish we had more time to spend here

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