Fox Wisconsin Heritage Parkway

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

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2016 Lock House Stays

So far we have been fortunate enough to have 26 nights booked out at the lock house!! We are thrilled!!

    Next Step is to Set up the Reservation System

    We had an amazing Open House! Over 160 people came to visit us on November 20th! If you were wanting to come but unable to join us that day, please get in contact with us – we are happy to walk you through the house. For the coming month, we will be turning our attention

      PLEASE JOIN US – Lock House at Little Chute Open House

      “IS THE LOCK HOUSE AT LITTLE CHUTE ACTUALLY FINISHED?” Time to CELEBRATE – “A Project Of The Heart” Party at the Lock House at Little Chute! What an event it will be. The Parkway holds each and everyone of you who have diligently labored to make this house a home again, very dear to our

        Move-In Pizza Party at the Lock House In Little Chute

        YOU BRING THE MUSCLE……AND WE WILL BRING THE SANDWICHES AND REFRESHMENTS!! MOVE-IN Party at the Lock House In Little Chute! We are so excited to be scheduling a Move-In Party!!! Can you believe it? We started with wonderful volunteers tearing out the old in April 2014, and 18 months later it is time to move

          Work Starts Up Again at the Lock House at Little Chute

          After working on the house for a day and a half each week for the better part of a year, most of our dedicated volunteers took a big chunk on the summer off. Hopefully, they replaced the time at the house with more time on the water or on the trails. They more than deserved

            Monday, June 22 Starts WE BIKE, Etc. Adventure through the Parkway

            June 22 – July 1, 2015 Everyone at the Parkway is so excited to been chosen by experienced bikers Peter and Tracy Flucke, of WE BIKE, Etc. as a summer biking destination. Peter and Tracy have planned on biking both banks of the entire Parkway system following the Lower Fox River, Upper Fox River, Winnebago pool

              I’d Like to Give the World a Coke

              A big thank you to 15 employees of Coca Cola who came to us through Rebuilding Together to help with our painted woodwork! The 2 – 3 paint layers on the door casings proved just as difficult as on the windows – and will take more than they could tackle in one day – but

                Our first official overnight guest!!!

                  Deadline moved back 1 week and met

                  So, we were fortunate in that the plasterer ended up to be booked up this week, which gave us till Monday, April 20th to get the house completely ready. After I did a final walk through with John from Alberts Plastering, the list of to do’s grew to be more than just priming. Ended up

                    The gratitude

                    Ok, this is a personal post. We had 4 great volunteers come on Friday and 3 great volunteers come on Saturday! Thank you so very much to them for their time – I hear no one likes to prime really so they were making an extra effort – thank you!! We got a lot accomplished

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