June 2, 2009

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Free is my favorite price & this weekend, you can get out for some outdoor fun for FREE with Free Fishing Weekend (Saturday & Sunday, June 6-7) AND State Park Open House Day on June 7th.

Wisconsin Free Fishing Weekend, June 6-7
No fishing license (or trout/ salmon stamps) will be required to fish in state waters over this free weekend, June 6-7.  In addition, take advantage of the many free clinics & special activities planned as well.

NorthernGreatLakesCenterAnnual Kids Fishing Day, Ashland
The Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center is offering fishing clinics, plus fishing gear is provided.  Hear from “biologists, ecologists, fishing enthusiasts and dedicated sportsmen” on techniques to attract and & catch fish.  Fun for kids & adults alike!

TomSawyerDayTom Sawyer Day, Verona
Or, spend some time helping maintain the Sugar River with the Upper Sugar River Watershed Association and enjoy food, prizes, and fishing at Tom Sawyer Day.

Check out this DNR web site for the full line up here.

State Parks “Open House” Day, June 7
Enjoy free admission to “all Wisconsin State Parks, Forests and Trails” on Sunday June 7th.  Many parks will also offer special events including:

pointbeachkidsBreakfast in the Forest
Head to Point Beach State Forest in Two Rivers for their “Breakfast in the Forest”.  Find directions and contact information here.

blazingstarPrairie Walks
Accompany naturalist Bob Lee for an informational stroll through the La Crosse River State Trail in Rockland.  Contact information & directions here.

fallsssummerArt Along the Willow
Check out this Art Fair on the beach at Willow River State Park in Hudson. Get directions and contact information here.

See the full line up of State Park events at this DNR site.

As always, start your trip planning at WisconsinLodging.info, then get out & hit the road for some free fun this weekend!


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