On July 12th, 100 years ago, two determined mothers from St. Louis established a girls camp at Peninsula State Park (1916-1948). Visitors were able to meet founder Alice Orr Clark (a.k.a. the park naturalist).
The Fawntastic Feista was a big success, thanks to Carol, Mim, Grace, Rich and Sharon. Gary Yang, a DNR employee from Green Bay, came to lend a hand. Thank you! From 10 a.m. to about 1 p.m., about 250 visitors hiked our family friendly trail, seeing the new signs funded mostly […]
Friends of Peninsula State Park provided a rest station for runners in the Door County Half Marathon.
Peninsula State Park held its Candlelight Ski on Saturday February 6th. Fish Creek Winter Games and beautiful winter weather brought cl ose to 1000 people to the event. The park collected over $6100 on Saturday in sticker sales and camping. The Friends of Peninsula State Park supported the event by […]
Happy New Year! On January 1st, 45 hikers hiked 2 miles for a total of 90 miles at Peninsula State Park at the First Day Hike led by Master Naturalist Jan Mills! Thank you to everyone who participated!
The 50-mile Championship Run returned to Door County on October 24th and Friends volunteers were there manning 2 relay stations, one in Nicolet Bay and the other in Fish Creek by the park entrance. Over 35 Friends volunteers served food, parked cars and directed traffic in the rain and the […]
What a great day! Thanks to all who joined us for the annual First Day Hike. An ambitious group of 65 hikers joined us on a 3 mile trail at Peninsula State Park for a total of 195 miles hiked! It was fairly cold and windy at the Weborg Shelter […]
Friends of Peninsula State Park volunteered at the Nicolet Beach exchange station for last weekene’s Door County Fall 50. Here are some photos…