We’ve finally made it past the frigid winter temperatures, which means it is time to emerge from your home like a blossom unfurling on a magnolia tree to enjoy the gifts springtime has to offer. If you’re looking for some outdoor fun this spring, drive your Chevy to one of the exciting hiking trails near Crivitz, WI.
Peshtigo River State Forest: This state forest, located in Marinette County, has an abundance of different activities for the entire family to enjoy, including over 3,000 acres of water and 9,200 acres of forest to explore. Peshtigo River State Forest has a variety of walking trails like the five-mile Spring Rapids Trail with gorgeous views of the Peshtigo River.
Twin Lakes State Park: Not only does this picturesque state park have a beautiful beach for swimming and two fully-stocked lakes for fishing, it includes multi-use trails that permit biking, walking, and horseback riding. Equip your Silverado or Colorado with one of Chevy’s available hitch kits so you can enjoy a relaxing trail ride atop your equine pal.
Governor Thompson State Park: This park has over a dozen miles of trails perfect for hiking enthusiasts. After your hike, load up your Chevy’s roof racks with your kayak or canoe to explore the 6.5 miles of shoreline along Caldron Falls Flowage.
Why stay indoors all winter when there are so many beautiful outdoor destinations in Wisconsin to enjoy? These are some of our favorite outdoor places in the area — each perfect for a day trip in your Chevy vehicle. Live like you mean it and visit any of these incredible locations.
Peninsula State Park
With 3,775 acres to explore and miles of hiking and biking trails, Peninsula State Park is a Wisconsin gem. There are dozens of gorgeous views — of both land and water — that are beautiful in any season, and there will be many wildlife watching opportunities.
Irvine Park is a fun destination for families, with its small, free zoo and a nice trail that leads to an overlook of the dam. This area also offers a scenic drive that you can enjoy from the comfort of your vehicle.
Rotary Botanical Gardens
Even in winter, Rotary Botanical Gardens is a beautiful place to visit for families as well as couples. There are 26 different garden styles, and every December the garden puts on a gorgeous Holiday lights show.
This marvelous canyon is part of the Wisconsin River State Natural Area and is only accessible by a boat tour. Wisconsin Dells may be known for its waterparks, but this adventurous, outdoor outing is good fun in any season.
Ready to head out and explore? If your Chevy needs some quick maintenance done, stop by and see us at Frank Porth Chevrolet before your next adventure.
There’s something about Oktoberfest
celebrations that people love. Whether it’s good food, good beer, the
traditional German decorations, or just spending some time in the crisp fall
air with people you love, Oktoberfest has long been a fun event in many cities
across the country. Oktoberfest in Crivitz is no different.
In Crivitz, Wisconsin, we celebrate Oktoberfest all day. On September 14, we’ll be tapping the keg at 11 a.m. — then keep up the party all day until 11 p.m. Sponsored by Witt’s Piggly Wiggly and Pelkin’s Smokey Meats, you’re pretty much guaranteed tons of delicious food to go with a day of festivities.
Oktoberfest in Crivitz will be held at Crivitz
Community Veterans Park. Admission is free, and all proceeds from the event
will go towards funding the local fire department.
There will be activities and contests for both kids and adults, including things like bouncy houses, pumpkin decorating, face painting, and three live musical acts. Of course, there will always be plenty of beer and wine to go with the food.
Oktoberfest in Crivitz will be an engaging event for the whole community. Take your family out for a day of fun and entertainment. We here at Frank Porth Chevrolet hope to see you there. And feel free to contact us if you’re in need of a new vehicle to transport you to and from this autumnal festival.
Looking for family-friendly activities in the Crivitz,
Wisconsin area? Here are just five of our favorite local sites to explore.
New Zoo & Adventure Park
Featuring six habitats from the wilds of Africa to the local
species of Wisconsin, the New Zoo offers family fun with up close animal
encounters. Fun behind-the-scenes events like feeding the giraffes or penguins
are available, or register for one of the Summer Zoo Camps. The connected
Adventure Park offers high-flying feats like a ropes course, zip line, and
Lumberjack Steam Train
Over in Laona is a real, working vintage 1916 steam train.
Travel back in time in authentic passenger cars or cabooses as the engine pulls
you to Camp 5, an 1800s logging site. There you’ll be able to browse the
museum, blacksmith shop, petting zoo, and restaurant.
Death’s Door Maritime Museum
Located on the tip of a peninsula, the Gills Rock fishing
town houses a fascinating museum of lake history. Death’s Door Museum features
Hope, an authentic 45-foot tug boat dating from 1930. Check out the shipwreck
exhibit and see artifacts dredged up from Lake Michigan’s dangerous passage,
Death’s Door. And don’t forget to try out the augmented reality app to get
interactive information as you explore.
Bay Beach Amusement Park
For classic amusement park fun, head to Bay Beach. Rides
like bumper cars, a Ferris wheel, and the Zippin Pippin roller coaster border
the shore of Green Bay.
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary
For a fun, free time out in nature, head to the wildlife
sanctuary to peruse 600 acres of natural wonderland. Come see rescued baby
animals, hike the trails, or take part in catch-and-release fishing.
Stop by Frank Porth Chevrolet if you’re in need of a new Chevy to transport you to and from these dynamic destinations near Crivitz.