Newport State Park
|Newport State Park|
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Outcroppings at Newport State Park approximately 10 feet (3.0 m) from Lake Michigan.
|Location||Door, Wisconsin, United States|
|Area||2,373 acres (9.60 km2)|
|Governing body||Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources|
Newport State Park is a 2,373-acre (960 ha) Wisconsin state park at the tip of Door Peninsula near Ellison Bay, Wisconsin. Protecting 11 miles (18 km) of shoreline on Lake Michigan, Newport is Wisconsin's only wilderness-designated state park. In 2017, the International Dark-Sky Association named Newport a Dark-sky preserve. The park is open year round and can be accessed via Wisconsin state highway 42.
- Lee Bergquist. "Newport State Park designated as Wisconsin's first 'dark sky' park/". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 7, 2017.
- "Newport State Park - Wisconsin DNR". dnr.wi.gov. Retrieved 2018-07-06.
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