Newport State Park, northeast of Ellison Bay, is Wisconsin’s only formally-designated wilderness park. With 2,373 acres and 11 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, the park offers quiet alternatives to bustling Door County. Explore 30 miles of hiking trails with hike-in campsites. There are evergreen and hardwood forests, wetlands and upland meadows.
The Ice Age National Scenic Trail and Ice Age Trail Alliance are a fascinating mix of vision, conservation, and passion, involving both famous Wisconsin politicians and thousands of private citizens. The mission of the Ice Age Trail Alliance is to create, support and protect a thousand-mile footpath tracing Ice Age formations across Wisconsin — the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. we envision a premier, continuous, permanently protected Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Coursing through Wisconsin, the Trail is a place where all people can enjoy and embrace the unique natural landscapes and cultural histories of Wisconsin while finding physical and mental renewal in a peaceful setting and an enduring spiritual connection to the land.