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If you enjoy nature, the Fox Cities offer an exciting array of venues-from Earth's core to the cosmos and everything in between. Getting out in nature is easy at the many inviting parks and unique nature centers.

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Appleton Memorial Park Gardens

Feature many gardens including a native rose garden, serenity butterfly garden, native wildflower garden, fragrance garden, Veterans memorial garden and a water feature. Benches placed throughout the grounds encourage visitors to sit and enjoy the colors, textures, varieties and fragrances of the plantings.
Gardens are open to the public for free admission year-round. We invite you to stroll through the theme gardens which have been designed to offer changing patterns of natural beauty throughout the year. Most of the plants featured are native to Wisconsin.
The gardens are open year round with the peak growing season April through September. To help you plan your trip to the gardens, visit our website, www.appletonparkandrec.org, choose “Parks, Pavilions and Trails, Scheig Center, What is blooming?” to learn what is blooming and when. Park hours are 5am-11pm. Trails are open 24 hours per day. Park restrooms are open May 1-October 1.

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Appleton Area

Carter Woods Park

Pavilion - 30' x 30', 900 sq. ft. - available for rent
Children's Playground
2 Fenced, Lighted Tennis Courts
2 Lighted Ball Diamonds
Volleyball Court
Basketball + Court
Soccer Field on Backside
4 Acres of Wooded Area with Groomed Hiking Trails
Asphalt Parking Lot
3 Regular Grills
Picnic Tables (limited availability on soccer field side)
Stove, Refrigerator & Water

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Fox West Area

Children's Farm, Plamann Park

Acres of rural parkland offer solitude for the farm animals that reside there, as well as for nature lovers and hikers.The farm is the home of several young farm animals on loan from local farms in this area and are living in a farm like setting. The animals, cows, pigs, goats, sheep and rabbits can be viewed and petted by visitors from outside the fence. Feeding of the animals by visitors is not permitted because some of the young animals are on special diets. The animals are returned to their 'home' farms as they become bigger or at the end of the summer season.

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Fox West Area

Doty Park Boat Launch

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Waterfront Area

Doyle Park

Features a pool & water slide, playground equipment, sand volleyball court, basketball courts, ball diamonds, batting cage, tennis courts, shelters, restrooms, picnic areas, and fishing. Pool will close for the summer on Sunday, August 20th.

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Heart of the Valley Area

Erb Park

A community park 27.8 acres:
Open Play Areas
Basketball Court
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Diving Boards
Wading Pool
Concession Stand
Volleyball Courts w/Standards
Ice Skating Rink
Warming Shelter
Sledding Hill
Playground Equipment (ADA Accessible)
Picnic Pavilion (capacity-150)
2 Lighted Tennis Courts
2 Unlighted Tennis Courts
Drinking Water
Off Street Parking

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Appleton Area

Fritse Park Boat Launch

Located in the Village of Fox Crossing next to the Fox Cities Trestle-Friendship Trail.

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Waterfront Area

Grignon Park

Disc Golf: 18-hole basket course.

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Heart of the Valley Area

High Cliff State Park

15 miles of trails.
High Cliff State Park is the only state-owned recreational area on Lake LocationWinnebago, Wisconsin's largest lake. The park gets its name from the limestone cliff of the Niagara Escarpment, which parallels the eastern shore of Lake Winnebago. The magnificent 12-foot statue of Winnebago Indian Chief Red Bird, standing high on a huge granite rock, overlooks the lake and is a popular destination in the park. History and geology buffs will enjoy the park's effigy mounds, lime kiln and quarry

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Heart of the Valley Area

High Cliff State Park Boat Launch

Launch on the North shore of Lake Winnebago. State Park sticker or fee required.

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Heart of the Valley Area

Fox Cities Visitor Guide

Fox Cities Visitor Center

3433 W. College Avenue, Appleton, WI 54914


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