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De Pere Riverwalk And Wildlife Viewing Area

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Along an old lock and dam - a must stop!

You park at Voyageur Park, then stroll over a historic lock and dam (still working...powered by... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2019
TommyBear
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
A beautiful addition to the River Area.

The River Walk viewing Pier is so relaxing. We have observed Ducks, Seagulls, Cranes, and large... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Superpest16
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Reviewed April 25, 2019

You park at Voyageur Park, then stroll over a historic lock and dam (still working...powered by hand!) and along the river to see white pelicans and many many other birds. There's a lovely pollinator garden near the old lock-keeper's house (occasionally there has been food...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

The River Walk viewing Pier is so relaxing. We have observed Ducks, Seagulls, Cranes, and large fish jumping from the deep depths of the river. When visiting DePere, bring your camera, binoculars and a beverage and enjoy Nature in a wonderful scenic area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Superpest16
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We spent an afternoon leisurely walking along the Fox River. It is a paved trail that extends for miles. There are a few walk out piers to view the birds, locks of love railings, and fish. However the dam was opened to let water flow...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patricia O
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is an easy and nice spot to spend a bit of time enjoying the views of the Fox River and the ever changing wildlife. It is handicap accessible and makes a nice "Push" for the wheelchair bound.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for families as well as individuels to walk or enjoy the view, a must see in De Pere

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

This area is right on the Fox River and there are various viewing areas for birds, boats, and nature. You can walk pass some man made locks which are fun to watch if ever a boat seeks passage. The walk can be expanded to go...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Went for a walk in the evening after a Packer game. The rain had stopped and the water was calm and beautiful. Wonderful evening stroll.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jajs12
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Very lovely river walk area in De Pere. Overlook does have a view of a paper factory but the pelicans and fishing boats make up for that. Great for families and you can stop and get ice cream!!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank blonde1023
Reviewed February 15, 2017

With our visiting friends, my wife suggested we park the car and explore the river walk area. It is a very unique place. They have a large parking area that is shared with a park. You walk across a small draw bridge to get to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this free attraction about 10 PM to look at ye moon shine over the river, very nice as all the children have been put to bed. I even saw a police officer, that was nice as safety is important. De...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Response from jameswc2017 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but do not think so on parrs if it by the locks
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