Top 5 Unique Adventures Offered in Door County State Parks

  1. Bat watching – Come to Welcker’s Point in Peninsula State Park twenty minutes after sundown to see hundreds of bats fly from their roost to feast on mosquitoes.

  1. Nature Center Activities – Hikes, nature crafts, outdoor skills workshops and more are scheduled throughout the year at several park nature centers, including Peninsula State Park, Potawatomi State Park and Whitefish Dunes State Park.
  2. Geocaching – “Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS co-ordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.” ( for more info and sites)
  3. Northern Sky Theater – An award winning professional troupe performs original music tales on a stage surrounded by pine trees in Peninsula State Park.
  5. Universe in the ParkThe Astronomy Department of UW, Madison travels to the State Parks throughout Wisconsin to give talks and present slideshows, answering questions and letting the general.