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Peshtigo Harbor Unit is a 4,894-acre property located in Marinette County. This area has extensive marshes at the mouth of the Peshtigo River and bottomland hardwood forests along upstream portions of the river. A little over half of the property is forested with a mixture of oak, aspen and red maple. Many recreational opportunities exist at the Peshtigo Harbor Unit; Biking, Birding, Canoeing*, Cross country skiing**, Fishing, Hiking**, Hunting, Trapping, Wild edibles/gathering and Wildlife viewing. *A self-guided canoe trail has been established on the Peshtigo River running through the wildlife area. A brochure available at the canoe launch below the dam in Peshtigo provides ecological and historical information on several sites along the River. **A skiing/hiking trail with an educational component has been established along trails in the interior of the property. Both of these trails were developed in cooperation with the Marinette County Land and Water Conservation Department and UW-Extension and funded by the Coastal Watershed Management Program.
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- Wildlife Refuge & Reserves
Oconto Chamber Harvest Fest 9/26/2020 Oconto - 12.01 miles away
Autumn Historic Farm Day 9/26/2020 Oconto - 17.77 miles away
VIRTUAL - Dark Songs 10/23/2020 - 10/24/2020 Sturgeon Bay - 20.16 miles away
Fall Lighthouse Festival 10/03/2020 - 10/04/2020 Sturgeon Bay - 20.17 miles away
Merry-Time Festival of Trees 11/06/2020 - 12/15/2020 Sturgeon Bay - 20.17 miles away
Thrills on Third 10/31/2020 Sturgeon Bay - 20.35 miles away
CANCELED - Pumpkin Patch Festival 10/10/2020 - 10/11/2020 Egg Harbor - 20.46 miles away
CANCELED - Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5K 10/31/2020 Fish Creek - 23.95 miles away