Harrington Beach State Park

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Harrington Beach State Park
Wisconsin State Park
HarringtonBeachStateParkTrail.jpg
Trail at Harrington Beach State Park.
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Ozaukee
Location Belgium
 - coordinates 43°29′32″N 87°48′3″W / 43.49222°N 87.80083°W / 43.49222; -87.80083Coordinates: 43°29′32″N 87°48′3″W / 43.49222°N 87.80083°W / 43.49222; -87.80083
Area 637 acres (258 ha)
Founded 1992
Management Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape

Harrington Beach State Park is a 637-acre (258 ha) Wisconsin state park on the shore of Lake Michigan. In addition to a mile-long beach, the park contains a white cedar swamp surrounding a 26-acre (11 ha) lake which used to be a stone quarry. The Park provides campgrounds, hiking trails, picnic, and bird watch areas.

History[edit]

The history of Harrington Beach goes back thousands of years ago when there was a prehistoric economy, yet there hasn't been any reports or signs of archeological sites being founded. There has been suggestions that there might be sites possibly still in existence within the park.

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Beach
Beach and forest

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