Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park

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Information: 715-866-8890

Memorial Weekend through Labor Day Weekend: Wed-Sun 10am – 4pm. Sept: Sat & Sun 10am-4pm.

Step back in time and experience the fur trade of 1802! History comes to life at Forts Folle Avoine, where bartering between fur traders and the Ojibwe Indians is portrayed as it actually happened almost 200 years ago! Period-dressed guides conduct walking tours of the reconstructed Fur Trading Posts and the Ojibwe village.  This is the only known site in North America where two competing fur trade companies established side-by-side fur trade posts.

Winter season: cross-country skiing & snowshoeing.

Admission: $10 adults, $6 children 6-17, free for children 5 and under, $28 family with 2 children, $8 seniors, students, and military (active and veterans, ID required).

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
    • On Water
  • State Historic Sign Site
    • Yes
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Re-enactments
    • Wisconsin History
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Tracked
    • Flat
    • Hilly
    • Open
    • Wooded
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 5
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Historical

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

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Green Innovations

  • Buildings are designed to incorporate passive solar heating and cooling
  • All gourmet dinners, business lunches, and garden teas are served on durable and reusable dinnerware
  • Renewable energy is purchased from local utility
  • Organization supports the local community by selling local crafts, promoting local businesses, participating in community activities, and providing local information
  • A solar hot water heating system is planned on being installed through the assistance of grants
  • Shoreline’s natural setting is preserved