Potawatomi State Park
|Potawatomi State Park|
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
|Location||Door, Wisconsin, United States|
|Area||1,225 acres (4.96 km2)|
|Governing body||Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources|
|Website||Potawatomi State Park|
Potawatomi State Park is a 1,225-acre (496 ha) Wisconsin state park northwest of the city of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in the Town of Nasewaupee. It is located on Sturgeon Bay, a bay of the Bay of Green Bay in Door County. Potawatomi State Park was established in 1928.
Activities and amenities
- Trails: The park has several hiking trails and is the eastern terminus of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Park trails are used for hiking, bicycling, cross-country, and snowmobiling.
- Green Bay: The park has two miles of water frontage on Green Bay which provides opportunities for boating, canoeing, and fishing.
Looking northwest from beach at Sturgeon Bay
Looking southeast from beach at the city of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Eastern white cedars, Thuja occidentalis
Harvestman on an oak fern
View in August from the now-closed tower. Sawyer Harbor is in the foreground, with the western part of Sturgeon Bay in the background. The small island at right is Heaven On Earth Island, formerly Bug Island. The larger island to the left is Idyll Wood Island. Cabot Point is behind the two islands. It is part of the Idlewild area. In the far distance at center-right is the rock cut of the Old Stone Quarry on the northwest shore of Sturgeon Bay, once the largest in the state.
- "Potawatomi State Park". Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. July 19, 2013. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
- "Potawatomi State Park: Activities and recreation". Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. September 3, 2013. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
- "NASA Earth Observations Data Set Index". NASA. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
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