Wisconsin State Park Passes are available starting November 26

Calling all nature lovers, hikers, bikers, and fishing enthusiasts, bird and wildlife photographers. Wisconsin State Park Passes are available starting November 26, 2021. Wisconsin State Park Guests and Visitors can celebrate the new year early by purchasing the admission stickers online, at state park and forest properties or over the phone. Stickers and passes will be valid from date of purchase through Dec. 31, 2022. Vehicle stickers grant admission to more than 60 state parks, forests and recreation areas around the Badger State, including thousands of miles of trails and dozens of beaches. If you do not have a sticker [...]

2021-11-22T16:57:24+00:00November 22nd, 2021|State Parks News, Wisconsin State Parks News|0 Comments

Biggest Bike Trail opens at Willow River State Park

The Willow River State Park has the largest mountain bike trail network in the region and its grand opening was last Saturday. It took nine years and thousands of volunteer hours and now it's finally open to the public. The new trail system runs inside two of Wisconsin's state parks and is separated by 15 miles. Volunteer trail builders wish that this project would result in the future support of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to develop a much larger trail system. They hoped the bike trail would persuade the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to support the development [...]

Friends of the Black River Forest want to challenge the transfer of state park land to Kohler

Friends of the Black River Forest, a conservation group asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court to let it challenge the state’s decision to transfer the 5-acre parcel and 2-acre easement to Kohler company. They think it will deprive people of enjoying the Kohler-Andrae State Park and it would harm the wildlife in the area. Kohler company and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) want the Supreme Court to toss out the lawsuit. They argue that there was still no harm done as the course construction hasn't even begun. Everyone is still waiting for the court ruling. Source Photo credit

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