SUAMICO – Brown County’s very first public campground to open up in much more than 3 decades will welcome its initial campers on June 3.
The 51-internet site Reforestation Camp campground will open up following week suitable following doorway to the NEW Zoo and Adventure Park in northern Brown County.
The campground has a northwoods truly feel to it however is about 13 miles northwest of downtown Eco-friendly Bay and about 5 miles from U.S. 41.
“As we travel via these trees it feels like you happen to be having a phase back again into the northern woods of Wisconsin. Having said that, we’re only minutes away from Eco-friendly Bay and the hustle and bustle of a fast paced neighborhood,” Matt Kriese, Brown County Parks director, said during a media tour of the new campground Tuesday.
Brown County expects the campground, a $1.2 million financial commitment, to attract much more than 20,000 readers a calendar year and crank out $125,000 in yearly profits.
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“Little investments really boost the good quality of lifestyle that not only Brown County receives to love but basically northeast Wisconsin and people today coming from Illinois or Minnesota,” explained Brown County Government Troy Streckenbach. “From an administrative standpoint, we’re frequently searching at strategies to travel added profits to aid us offset the property taxes and in the end continue investing in the high quality of daily life of Brown County.”
The campground is surrounded by climbing, mountain biking and horseback riding trails on much more than 1,400 acres. It contains two restroom and shower structures and web pages that have whole RV hookups as nicely as compact tent internet sites and a team tenting location.
The cost to camp ranges from $22 to $40 a night, based on the web site. Kriese claimed the county also will provide wintertime camping.
Campers can begin making online reservations at noon Wednesday at browncountyparks.org. Campers can reserve web pages for just one to 21 nights.
Brown County also operates the Bay Shore Campground, 5637 Sturgeon Bay Highway, city of Eco-friendly Bay, on the east side of the bay, and the campground at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 1500 Fort Ward Ave., De Pere.
Make contact with Peter Frank at (920) 431-8311 or [email protected] Abide by him on Twitter at @PeterFrankGB.