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Spring Hiking around Green Bay

Posted on April 28th, 2014 in Wisconsin outdoors.

Green Bay HIkingWhether you’re looking to get a little exercise in, reduce your stress levels, or simply clear your head and enjoy nature, hiking delivers almost immediate rewards.  Hiking provides us all with a chance to escape our often over-scheduled daily lives, and to experience the world directly and without a filter, and to rediscover the rhythms of the day and the seasons. Hiking at its best and purest form is is an unscripted experience where spontaneity is the rule.  And, better still, most hikes are rewarding not only in the feelings of accomplishment, but in the often beautiful views found at the end of exhausting treks through wilderness.  Green Bay, Wisconsin and its surrounding areas are a virtual playground for outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds.  Shimmering lakes and waterways, and the endless beauty found throughout northeastern Wisconsin, are often what drive visitors up to our area.  However, we urge you to book a weekend stay with us in Green Bay, and discover the miles upon miles of scenic trails beyond these beautiful shores just waiting for your discovery.

Green Bay Hiking Destinations

It doesn’t matter if you’ve hiked these trails many times before, or if you’re a newcomer to Green Bay.  The best of the hiking trails can still find ways to surprise you at every turn, and can be a wonderful and relaxing way to spend a day in Green Bay.  If scenic beauty is what drives you outdoors onto local hiking trails, then you won’t want to miss the 920 pristine acres along the Bay of Green Bay found at Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve.  You’ll walk amongst the 9 miles of trails through the forests, meadows and wetlands that are home to wide variety of waterfowl, wildlife, and plant species.  Another popular place for hikers along the bay is Bay Shore Park, where you’ll find breathtaking views out over the bay from atop the beautiful Niagara Escarpment.  This beautiful geological feature is a remnant of the lands created 400 million years ago by an ancient sea.

Green Bay hikingIf you’re up for a little bit more of a challenge, the popular hiking destinations in Green Bay include the Reforestation Camp, with its 1,600 acres and miles of trails, including the Oaks Trail marked for advanced hikers, and Neshota Park‘s steeply sloped valleys, and wooded hills.  Two wonderful multi-use trails that are perfect for the casual walker are the Mountain-Bay Trail, and the Fox River State Recreational Trail, which is located just steps from our Green Bay Bed and Breakefast. Both recreational trails are part of the Rails to Trail program, and are wonderful ways to glimpse the beauty and serenity of the Greater Green Bay region.  No matter which trails you choose to explore, a weekend spent with us in Green Bay is sure to leave you relaxed and rejuvenated.