Friends of Peninsula State Park Inc. is an organization dedicated to making a meaningful contribution toward the preservation and goals of Peninsula State Park.  The Friends believe Peninsula State Park contains a unique, spectacular wilderness and shoreline, worthy of any assistance they can provide.  The Friends of Peninsula State Park provide volunteer services and financial support for the interpretive, educational, recreational and visitor service programs at Peninsula State Park.

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Posted 2 days ago by Peninsula Friends

This weekend!

FISH CREEK – Stop by the Peninsula State Park Nature Center on Saturday, March 28, from 1 – 1:30 p.m. for Peninsula Songsters. Designed for the young and the young At heart, this program features a refresher on spring singers like wood frogs, robins and sandhill cranes. An optional craft for kids follows the program. The nature center will be open from 1- 3 p.m. on March 28. ! Plan on thirty minutes for this on-your-own activity. The program is free and open to the public. A state park admission sticker is needed for entrance to the park. If you need additional information call Peninsula State Park at 920-868-3258.
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Posted 4 days ago by Peninsula Friends

Final chance to join the Peninsula State Park summer team as a Visitor Services Associated or Laborer.

Check out the links below to learn more:

Visitor Services:
dnr.wi.gov/x87201/employment/lte/q207lted.asp?v_request_id_seq_no=9229

Laborer:
dnr.wi.gov/x87201/employment/lte/q207lted.asp?v_request_id_seq_no=9258
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Posted 5 days ago by Peninsula Friends

Family fun, April 4th at the Nature Center! ... See MoreSee Less

Posted 3 weeks ago by Peninsula Friends

Spring is on the way! Stop by Peninsula's Nature Center to celebrate. ... See MoreSee Less

Posted 3 weeks ago by Peninsula Friends

'Green' Campfire Cook-out March 14 at Peninsula State Park

Visitors to Peninsula State Park can drop by the nature center on Saturday, March 14, for a "Green" Campfire Cook-out in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

Participants can learn how to prepare and cook green pancakes in pudgy pie irons and sample "beach slime" dip from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Recipes feature healthy ingredients like oats, chopped spinach and zesty lime.

Emma the emerald ash borer beetle (a.k.a. the park naturalist) will be the guest chef. Emma and her kin since recently arrived in Door County, "hungry" for ash trees. Families can stick around to craft an EAB beetle to keep while learning how EAB might change the forest.

This program is free and open to the public. Cooking equipment, food, and craft supplies provided (while supplies last). A state park admission sticker is needed for entrance to the park.

Peninsula State Park is located on the shores of Green Bay in Door County. For more information about the park, search the Department of Natural Resources website, dnr.wi.gov, for keywords "Peninsula," and for a list of all activities at Wisconsin state parks, forests, trails and nature centers, search for keywords "get outdoors."
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