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Wisconsin
East Wisconsin Waters Region
Newport State Park
NEWPORT STATE PARK
NEWPORT STATE PARK
475 County Highway NP
Ellison Bay, Wisconsin   54210

Phone: 920-854-2500
Reservations: 920-854-2500
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Nature of the Area
Newport, northeast of Ellison Bay, is Wisconsin's only formally designated wilderness park. With 2,373 acres and 11 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline it offers quiet alternatives to bustling Door County.

There are evergreen and hardwood forests, wetlands, and upland meadows. The park has an interpretive center and naturalist program.

Newport offers 38.3 miles of trails, all of them open for hiking. Of these, 16.8 miles also are open to off-road bicycles. In the winter, 26.3 miles of trails are available for cross-country skiing, including, 12.5 miles groomed and tracked for classical skiing and 2 miles groomed for skate skiing, and 4.5 miles are open for snowshoeing.

Newport has 16 backpack campsites, 13 of which can be reserved. (Link exits DNR.) The park also offers winter backpack camping.
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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
November 25 One of our favorite parks by Craig & Donna Leitner
A fall hike in Newport makes you feel as though you are the only people in the park. Any time of the year is a lovely experiance. We recommend one of the guided hikes with the Naturalist.


Area Campgrounds

Aqualand Camp Resort
2445 Highway Q
Sister Bay, WI
920-854-4573


Washington Island Camping Retreat
745 Eastside Road
Washington Island, WI
920-847-2622


Beantown Campground
8400 Highway F
Baileys Harbor, WI


Wagon Trail Campground Ltd.
1190 County Road ZZ
Ellison Bay, WI
920-854-4818


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