#ExploreFoxCities 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 Park, Neenah – 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 Park, Menasha – 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 Park, Appleton – 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 - Features a great picnic area with charcoal grills, pavillion, playground, tennis courts and plenty of open space. New to the park is the public pool featuring a zero depth entry swimming pool, waterslides, water basketball, concessions patio and more!
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.
- Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve, Appleton
- Heckrodt Wetland Reserve, Menasha
- 1000 Islands Environmental Center, Kaukuana
CLICK HERE for a full list of area parks
Posted on July 6, 2017 at 15:04