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Newport State Park

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July 2019

Newport Activities

July 20
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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10am. Herb Hike. Door County has a wealth of herbs that can be beneficial to your health and well-being. This walk will explore the herbs in our local environment. Led by Dave LaLuzerne. Meet at the Nature Center, Lot 1. Free. Park vehicle sticker required. 8-9:30pm. Bat County. A state wide survey to help monitor the number of bats that have been affected by WNS. No experience is necessary. Meet at the Nature Center, Lot 1. Rain date: July 21.…

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Bluebird Monitoring

July 24 @ 10:00am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join the park naturalist to observe and learn about monitoring bluebird nesting boxes. Meet at the Nature Center, lot 1. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Trails of Newport Challenge Hikes

July 25 @ 9:00am
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join the park naturalist on this weekly hike. We’ll log hours and miles for 13 weeks. When we are done, we’ll have hiked every trail in Newport State Park. Starting with the shortest loop and ending with the longest loop. Hiking Europe Bay Trail, 3.75-mile loop. Meet at Lot 3. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Stargazing

July 27 @ 9:30pm
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One event on June 29, 2019 at 9:30pm

One event on July 27, 2019 at 9:30pm

Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Enjoy WI’s only designated dark sky park for a night of star gazing. There will be a telescope and other equipment set up with some amateur astronomers on hand to point out some highlights of the night sky. Bring telescopes, binoculars, chairs and blankets if you want. Flashlights or headlamps with red lens cover recommended. Cancelled if viewing conditions are poor. Meet at Lot 3 and follow the marked path. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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August 2019

Trails of Newport Challenge Hikes

August 1 @ 9:00am
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join the park naturalist on this weekly hike. We’ll log hours and miles for 13 weeks. When we are done, we’ll have hiked every trail in Newport State Park. Starting with the shortest loop and ending with the longest loop. Hiking Newport(west)/Ridge Trail, 4-mile loop. Meet at Lot 3. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Meet the Monarchs

August 3 @ 1:00pm
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join the park naturalist as she explains all about monarchs amazing life cycle. See the active nursery and help release any monarchs that may be ready to go. Held in the Nature Center. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Trails of Newport Challenge Hikes

August 8 @ 9:00am
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join the park naturalist on this weekly hike. We’ll log hours and miles for 13 weeks. When we are done, we’ll have hiked every trail in Newport State Park. Starting with the shortest loop and ending with the longest loop. Hiking Rowleys Bay Trail, 4-mile loop. Meet at Lot 1. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Herb Hike

August 10 @ 10:00am
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Door County has a wealth of herbs that can be beneficial to your health and well-being. This walk will explore the herbs in our local environment. Led by Dave LaLuzerne. Meet at the Nature Center, Lot 1. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Universe in the Park and Perseid Meteor Shower

August 12 @ 8:30pm
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An event every year that begins at 8:30pm on of August, repeating indefinitely

Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join guest astronomers from UW-Madison for a PowerPoint presentation and a chance to view the night skies through a high powered telescope. Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket, flash lights or headlamps with a red lens (protects night vision). Meet at Lot 3, follow path to shelter building. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Trails of Newport Challenge Hikes

August 15 @ 9:00am
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join the park naturalist on this weekly hike. We’ll log hours and miles for 13 weeks. When we are done, we’ll have hiked every trail in Newport State Park. Starting with the shortest loop and ending with the longest loop. Hiking Newport Trail, 4.5-mile loop. Meet at Lot 3. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Trails of Newport Challenge Hikes

August 22 @ 9:00am
Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join the park naturalist on this weekly hike. We’ll log hours and miles for 13 weeks. When we are done, we’ll have hiked every trail in Newport State Park. Starting with the shortest loop and ending with the longest loop. Hiking Europe Bay Trail, 7-mile loop. Meet at Lot 3. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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Newport Wilderness Days

August 31
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 1, 2019

Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Volunteers lead hikes and programs Labor Day weekend, covering many areas of interest, including, geology, flora and fauna, trees or mushrooms. It kicks off on Saturday morning with Coffee on the Beach. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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September 2019

Newport Wilderness Days

September 1
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 1, 2019

Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Volunteers lead hikes and programs Labor Day weekend, covering many areas of interest, including, geology, flora and fauna, trees or mushrooms. It kicks off on Saturday morning with Coffee on the Beach. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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August 2020

Universe in the Park and Perseid Meteor Shower

August 12, 2020 @ 8:30pm
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An event every year that begins at 8:30pm on of August, repeating indefinitely

Newport State Park, 475 Cty Hwy NP
Ellison Bay, WI 54210 United States
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Join guest astronomers from UW-Madison for a PowerPoint presentation and a chance to view the night skies through a high powered telescope. Be sure to bring a lawn chair or blanket, flash lights or headlamps with a red lens (protects night vision). Meet at Lot 3, follow path to shelter building. Free. Park vehicle sticker required.

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