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OutWiGo ‘Trails of Newport’ Hiking Challenge: Week 3

This Week's Hike Monarch Trail1.75 milesMeet at Lot 1 at 9:00am As part of the Wisconsin DNR OutWiGo initiative, Newport SP Naturalist Beth Bartoli is leading a 13-week progressive hiking challenge covering every trail in the park.  OutWiGo encourages everyone to improve their overall health and wellness by getting out and active in the outdoors.  Hikes […]

Remembering Phil Hansotia

Write On, Door County is hosting a walk and reading along the Poetry Trail in remembrance of the late Phil Hansotia. From the Write On, Door County website: The current exhibit on the Newport State Park Poetry Trail honors Phil Hansotia, who passed away in June of 2020. Phil was instrumental in establishing the Poetry […]

OutWiGo ‘Trails of Newport’ Hiking Challenge: Week 4

This Week's Hike Upland Trail2.0 milesMeet at Lot 1 at 9:00am As part of the Wisconsin DNR OutWiGo initiative, Newport SP Naturalist Beth Bartoli is leading a 13-week progressive hiking challenge covering every trail in the park.  OutWiGo encourages everyone to improve their overall health and wellness by getting out and active in the outdoors.  Hikes […]

Trees and Shrubs of Door County

***We sincerely apologize.***Our e-newlsetter (North Star News) had the incorrect date for this program. The correct date is Saturday, July 3 at 11am Join arborist and horticulturist Tom Wolfe as he shares his vast knowledge about trees and shrubs. There will plenty of time for questions. Weather permitting, we may spend some time in the […]

OutWiGo ‘Trails of Newport’ Hiking Challenge: Week 5

This Week's Hike Sand Cove/Duck Bay Trail2.3 milesMeet at Lot 3 at 9:00am As part of the Wisconsin DNR OutWiGo initiative, Newport SP Naturalist Beth Bartoli is leading a 13-week progressive hiking challenge covering every trail in the park.  OutWiGo encourages everyone to improve their overall health and wellness by getting out and active in the […]

Herb Hike

Dave LaLuzerne was born with a green spark in his heart. (Interestingly, his last name is the French word for alfalfa.) Nurtured through pharmacy school and many years as an herbal pharmacist in his own herb shop, he now finds his passion is educating people about the numerous and wondrous ways to use herbs for […]

Meet the Monarchs!

Join Beth Bartoli, Newport State Park's naturalist, as she explains all about the Monarch Butterfly's amazing life cycle. See the active nursery and get more information about gardening for pollinators and Citizen Science projects. Meets in the Nature Center (Lot 1). Covid-19 Guidelines: Group sizes vary and may be limited to promote social distancing. Participants […]

OutWiGo ‘Trails of Newport’ Hiking Challenge: Week 6

This Week's Hike Lynd Point Trail2.5 milesMeet at Lot 3 at 9:00am As part of the Wisconsin DNR OutWiGo initiative, Newport SP Naturalist Beth Bartoli is leading a 13-week progressive hiking challenge covering every trail in the park.  OutWiGo encourages everyone to improve their overall health and wellness by getting out and active in the outdoors.  […]

Bat Count: Wisconsin Bat Monitoring Program

Help our state bats by participating in this Citizen Science program. Our hibernating bats are in great danger of being wiped out because of white-nose syndrome (WNS), a white, powdery fungus on the muzzle of infected bats that causes die-offs of multiple species of bats in infected hibernation sites. This state wide survey is an […]

OutWiGo ‘Trails of Newport’ Hiking Challenge: Week 7

This Week's Hike Newport/Ridge Trail (east)3.0 milesMeet at Lot 3 at 9:00am As part of the Wisconsin DNR OutWiGo initiative, Newport SP Naturalist Beth Bartoli is leading a 13-week progressive hiking challenge covering every trail in the park.  OutWiGo encourages everyone to improve their overall health and wellness by getting out and active in the outdoors.  […]

Monarch Madness

Join the Beth Bartoli, Newport's park naturalist, on a visit to the monarch nursery, seeing them at their various stages of growth. You will learn about their amazing life cycle and help release any monarchs that may be ready to go. Meet in the Nature Center (Lot 1). Covid-19 Guidelines: Group sizes vary and may […]

OutWiGo ‘Trails of Newport’ Hiking Challenge: Week 8

This Week's Hike Hotz/Europe Bay Trail 3.2 milesMeet at Europe Bay Road parking area at 9:00am As part of the Wisconsin DNR OutWiGo initiative, Newport SP Naturalist Beth Bartoli is leading a 13-week progressive hiking challenge covering every trail in the park.  OutWiGo encourages everyone to improve their overall health and wellness by getting out and […]