Free weekend in Wisconsin
It's a great time to try a new park, trail, fishing hole or historic site.
© Beth Gauper
A hiker basks on the rocky shoreline of Big Bay State Park.
The first weekend in June is a good time to try something new in Wisconsin.
June 2 is open-house day in Wisconsin state parks. Since
non-residents pay $10 for a daily pass, it's a good time to visit.
At Big Foot Beach in Lake Geneva, there's a fishing clinic for kids, including lunch and prizes. At Harrington Beach on Lake
Michigan, there's a pancake breakfast.
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June 1-2 is Free Fishing Weekend in Wisconsin. It's for non-residents as well as residents, with no license required. Many parks are planning clinics and games for all ages. Many parks lend fishing equipment.
June 2 also is Madeline
Island Day in the Apostles. The Madeline Island Ferry is discounting round-trip
passage to $4 (free for children under 12), and a shuttle bus to Big Bay State Park is $1 (free for kids). The museum
is within walking distance of the dock.
Last updated on May 12, 2013
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