Fox Wisconsin Heritage Parkway

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

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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

    Wolf River Trip Kicks Off Annual Paddle Series

    SHIOCTON, Wis. — North East Wisconsin Paddlers’ annual paddle series launches May 2 with a 10.7-mile trip down the Wolf River and through the cultural history of fishing rafts on the Wolf. It is the first of eight public paddles over six weekends. Five of the trips will be on sections of the Fox River,

      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

        Fox-WI Heritage Water Trail Current Status

        Heading to the end of 2014: Accessible Landings Installed: Shattuck Park: Neenah Traditional Landings Installed or Upgraded: Accessible Landings To Be Installed in Spring 2015: Sunset Park: Kimberly, Heistand Park: Princeton Traditional Landings in Process: Appleton Lock 1, Appleton Lock 2 – both have been seeded but need signage Water Trail Maps Updated: Base maps

          Appleton Locks Paddle -Don’t Miss it on Saturday, September 27

          Summer is winding down, but we want to remind you all to get out on Saturday, September 27 for the Appleton Locks Paddle. The 2014 Appleton Locks Paddle will again launch from Lutz Park in Appleton and passed through all four Appleton locks on the way downriver to take out at Sunset Point Park in

            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,

              By David Horst  sandhill7@gmail.com  WYALUSING — Thinking about the first weekend of paddling for this year’s Fox-Wisconsin Heritage Paddle series, I keep coming back to a word … pleasant.The people, the paddling, the pace. The scenery, the socializing. The weather and the music — all pleasant.The people numbered more than 30 kayakers and canoeists. Most were

                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

                    Water Trail Update

                    First, a big thank you to NBC 26 for a great story! The very first accessible landing on the Fox-Wisconsin will be installed at Neenah’s Shattuck Park this month! Thank you to the Fox Cities Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and the Frank C. Shattuck Fund of the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region for