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2017 First Day Hike

We started 2017 off strong at Peninsula with a First Day Hike! 74 hikers joined the 1.5 mile route, for a total of 111 miles hiked. Hikers enjoyed the warm fire, hot cocoa, and cookies at Weborg shelter after the hike. Several hikers were seen out and about the Weborg area […]


Eagle Tower Fundraising Update

On behalf of the Friends of Peninsula State Park, the Eagle Tower Fund committee is kicking off efforts to raise $750,000 to be used for the reconstruction of Eagle Tower at Peninsula State Park. The Eagle Tower Fund Committee will be working in partnership with the DNR to plan for […]


Meet Benjamin Vogel, Peninsula Naturalist

The update below was written by Benjamin Vogel, Peninsula’s Summer Naturalist. Friends of Peninsula State Park funded this seasonal position. Hello Everybody! My name is Benjamin Chase Vogel and I am currently working as the Assistant Naturalist for Peninsula State Park. I am currently a student at the University of […]


Meet Brandon Wolf, Peninsula’s Invasive Species Coordinator

The update below was written by Brandon Wolf, Peninsula’s Invasive Species Coordinator. Friends of Peninsula State Park funded this seasonal position. I am a graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where I majored in General Resource Management and minored in International Resource Management. Post-graduation I entered the field immediately […]


Ephraim Exhibit: Two Roads Diverged

Emily Irwin (Ephraim Historical Foundation) and Laury Day (grandson of Camp Meenhaga founder Alice Orr Clark ) pose in front of an exhibit panel featuring Peninsula State Park’s two historic camps, Meenahga (1916-1948) and Camp Peninsular (Civilian Conservation Corps, 1935-1937). The exhibit features rare photographs and memorabilia and is open […]