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Potawatomi State Park
IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape)
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Location Door, Wisconsin, United States
Area 1,225 acres (4.96 km2)
Established 1928
Governing body Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Website Potawatomi State Park

Potawatomi State Park is a 1,225-acre (496 ha) Wisconsin state park northwest of the city of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in the Town of Nasewaupee. It is located on Sturgeon Bay, a bay of the Bay of Green Bay in Door County. Potawatomi State Park was established in 1928.

Activities and amenities

  • Trails: The park has several hiking trails and is the eastern terminus of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Park trails are used for hiking, bicycling, cross-country, and snowmobiling.
  • Green Bay: The park has two miles of water frontage on Green Bay which provides opportunities for boating, canoeing, and fishing.

Climate

Weather chart for Hills Point (within the park)
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