Fox Wisconsin Heritage Parkway

A non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement and preservation of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers.

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Oshkosh’s Accessible Landing Funded!

A huge thank you to the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation for funding the remaining portion of the accessible landing installation at Boat Works. The landing will go in this coming spring!!

    Appleton’s Lutz Park Accessible Landing!!

    This week, Appleton’s Lutz Park became the 4th location on the Fox-Wisconsin Heritage Water Trail to receive an accessible landing!! It will be great fun to use it for the Park 2 Park Paddle! Thank you to the Fox Cities Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and the City of Appleton for their generous donations toward this

      Perspective of 2 Women After Having Used our Accessible Launch

        This launch has been pulled out for the winter, but will be replaced in late spring. It is located at: Shattuck Park in Neenah, along the Lower Fox River. The second is in Prairie du Chien at Washington Street Park. Two additional accessible landings will be going in this spring (2015) in the Village

        Outfitting A Kayak For Paddlers With A Disability

        Across our nation, and in fact, the world, the physically challenged are being given more opportunities to leave their handicap on the shore as they launch into the sport of kayaking. From Japan to Scotland and throughout the United States organizations are adding paddling programs for the disabled. “Sea kayaking is like backpacking to me,

          Park-to-Park Paddle 2014 – 1st Accessible Boat Launch Opens in Shattuck Park – Great Day on the Water!

            Excitement on the water for the 2014 Park-to-Park Paddle. Everyone had a wonderful fun filled paddle in the Fox River Valley! The weather was gorgeous. We enjoyed the cool breeze on the water and were thrilled to have 225 paddlers for the event. GRAND OPENING of the 1st accessible boat launch at Shattuck Park

            Dedication for first accessible landing on water trail to happen Saturday July 19th

            Shattuck Park in Neenah – July 19th. Prior to the largest recreational paddle in the state, the Fox Wisconsin Heritage Parkway and North East Wisconsin Paddlers will join with City of Neenah officials to dedicate a new accessible launch on the Fox River in Shattuck Park in Neenah. This is the first accessible launch on

              Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau Awards Grant for ADA Accessible Landings on the Fox River

              Parkway Needs 15 Landings to Improve Accessibility Along Fox-Wisconsin Water Route FOX CITIES, Wis., (February 11, 2014) — The Fox-Wisconsin Heritage Parkway (Parkway) has received a $43,150 grant from the Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) for an accessible boat landing package. Approved by the American Disabilities Act (ADA), the landing is equipped with