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Newport State Park

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Address: WI
Phone Number: 920-854-2500

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Primitive trails, but fun

Trails are narrow, so come prepared with long pants. Bring bug spray too. Beautiful views of the Lake. There are areas of the shore with lots of rocks to kind of explore and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Bryan, Ohio, United States
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Bryan, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Trails are narrow, so come prepared with long pants. Bring bug spray too. Beautiful views of the Lake. There are areas of the shore with lots of rocks to kind of explore and rock jump.

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Maplewood mn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A PERFECT place to go on a calm summer day. Follow Europe Bay Road into the park on the north end. You can laze around on the beach which had less than 10 people on it the day we were there. Or you can hike in a couple of different directions too. If you want to hike, go to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Enjoyed the displays on logging and the town that sprang up there. A whole community was thriving, now vanished. Nice trails, grassy areas, beach, changing rooms

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Richfield, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We traditionally hike the park when we go to Door County, and we usually climb all over the rocks along the lake. This year the Great Lake's water level was high because much of the lake froze and there was little evaporation. So the rocks were underwater. Given it was cold and windy and foggy, the waves were big, and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A beautiful day in the woods. We hiked the Newport Loop and it was nicely graded with beautiful views. You could get to the Lake Michigan shoreline by veering off a little. Not as crowded as Peninsula State Park. Quiet and pretty.

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IOWA CITY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Have visited here twice now and is definitely my favorite state park on the door peninsula! The lynd trail is great with lake views and trails to the shoreline. This park is also much more quiet with less visitors than the other door state parks which makes it a nice get away from high tourist areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Newport State Park has several campsites that you hike to. There is an extensive trail system with several spots to look at the water. It's another great WI State Park in Door County.

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Westville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

There were four of us. Two were 14/12 year olds. The trail isn't rugged but plenty of bumpy/rocky/roots on path. The trail is great though. You will go over/under fallen trees. Take a side path to look at the waves crashing onto the shore in some spots. Lots of interesting little finds and some information boards along the way. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you are in Door County make a point to visit Peninsula State Park, The Ridges Sanctuary and Newport. North of Ellison Bay this state jewel on the Lake has something for everyone. Hiking trails, beach. Our October visit was glorious. All colors at peak. Very few people. It is probably too far off the path for many. Take a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Went to Door County this weekend for fall color. Peninsula state park was very crowded and went to Newport next morning. It was almost empty. It has combination of nature and beach trails and offered us excellent photo-ops for fall color.

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Address: WI
Phone Number: 920-854-2500
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)

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