1951 Bond St.
Green Bay, WI 54303
Phone: (920) 499-7449
Fax: (920) 499-0322
This large sports haven, with two golf courses and a resort is a veritable paradise for golf lovers. It has played host to several PGA Championships and it presents two well-sculpted 18-hole courses that are criss-crossed by four streams and ten bridges. Fees include caddy service, and catered food includes a beverage cart and snack bar. A fully-stocked bar and restaurant are also on site, and the AAA Five Diamond American Club resort offers accommodations for those who'd like to stay for a few days.
Considered as a complete park, the White Cedar Nature Center in Peninsula State Park offers several programs for visitors of all ages. The program consists of various plant and wildlife awareness, talks and seminars on nature, hikes, evening campfires and nature crafts. Enjoy watching fishes and bird diorama as well as the historic pictures, that make it a great place for children.
The Sanderling Nature Center at the Kohler-Andrae State Park is a monumental site. It features exhibits that pertain to the park's history, its inhabitant plants and animals and history of the surrounding region. The Friends of Kohler-Andrae State Park ensure that the center's displays are frequently updated. For details, check website.
Set up in 1956, Kettlebowl is a great destination to enjoy winter sports and is run by volunteers. This community ski hill is located on the glacial deposit of Kettle Moraine. It offers seven ski runs, cross-country skiing, five rope tows and a 200-foot (61-meter) vertical drop. For tourists, there are indoor bathrooms, restrooms, chalet and kitchen that serves good barbecued food. Kettlebowl is indeed a good option for kids and families to enjoy winters. Check their website for room availability and more.
Kettle Moraine State Forest is located about an hour southeast of downtown Milwaukee and it is definitely one of the best road trips you could ever take in order to experience the great outdoors. The park consists of two units, the Northern and Southern, and both require permits to hunt and fish. The northern end is filled with lakes and the southern end is filled with Ice Age trails that meander about the landscape. Some of the activities include cycling, fishing, kayaking, camping, horseback riding and cross-country skiing in the winter. It definitely is worth the trip from Milwaukee if you seek a bit of nature and wilderness.
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is bequeathed by the Schmeeckle Reserve. It is a historical natural land area and encompasses a mammoth 280 acres (1.1 square kilometers) land. The site is comprehensively inclusive of scenic hiking trails, a visitor center, multiple habitats, large wildlife, a natural land area and a manmade lake. It ably preserves and nurtures the regional ecological communities. It was established as the Reserve in 1956, before which it was a farm area. With these hiking and other facilities, the natural site is a magnificent recreational arena for all ages.