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Parks & Picnic Spots


Nothing better than spending a gorgeous Wisconsin day packing up a picnic and heading out for a relaxing day at the park. The Fox Cities has some great spots to enjoy a sunny afternoon. Here's a few to get you started but don't stop there; click the link at the bottom for even more!

Riverside ParkNeenah – Sitting on almost 20 acres with 2,050 feet of shoreline on Lake Winnebago, large playground area, paved trails for walking, pavilion shelter, picnic areas with tables and grills.

Jefferson ParkMenasha – 28.9 acres on the shores of Lake Winnebago complete with a Boat Launch and 49 available boat slips, large playground, picnic area, volleyball courts, softball diamonds, fishing access and public swimming pool.

Wanick Choute Park, Sherwood -  Large open air pavilion, 2 playground areas, 4 soccer fields, basketball court, tennis courts, paved walking trails and splash pad.

Pierce ParkAppleton – 36.2 acres along the Fox River in Downtown Appleton offers a baseball field, 3 tennis courts, disc golf course, picnic pavilion and grills, playground and paved trails for walking.

Erb Park, Appleton - The new facitlity is set to open July 12, 2017 and will feature a zero depth entry swimming pool, waterslides, water basketball, concessions patio and more! The park also features a great picnic area with charcoal grills, pavillion, playground, tennis courts and plenty of open space.

Telulah Park, Appleton - This spacious park sits along the Fox River, with trail access along the river and access to the CE/Newberry Trail. It also offers two pavillions, skate park, playground area, disc golf and picnic area.

Concerts in the Park – These fun, family-friendly concerts are a great time to get out and enjoy a nice afternoon or evening. Bring your own food or take advantage of area food trucks while you listen to live music from area artists.

  • Houdini Plaza, Appleton – Thursdays: Lunchtime Live and Evening concerts
  • Shattuck Park, Neenah – Wednesdays: Out-to-Lunch and Evenings concerts

Nature Areas – The Fox Cities boasts three different nature preserves that are free and open to the public. Pack a lunch and spend an afternoon exploring a bit of nature. Utilize thier hiking trails or stop in their nature centers and learn about area wildlife.


CLICK HERE for a full list of area parks 



Posted on July 6, 2017 at 15:04

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