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The Friends of New Glarus Woods State Park promotes the use and improvement of the park by:

  • Providing volunteer support for maintaining trails, planting prairies and other stewardship activities.
  • Assisting the park with educational and community activities
  • Providing financial assistance for park projects and programs

Group meets the second Tuesday of every month in the park at 6:30p.m. to plan activities.

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See the Friends' wish list.

North Prairie Burn 2006
Shooting Star
photographed in park by Joan Betz


Showy Orchid - Joan Betz

Jack in the pulpit (foreground) and Wild Geranium (background) - Joan Betz

Trillium - Dunnell Kendrick-Parker


Sunday June 3, 2012 join us for DNR Open House Day

Camping 101 Free Day at the Park

  • Free Park Admission All Day
  • Free Brats until we run out starting at Noon
  • Free Canteens to the first 75 guests
  • Camping 101 Demonstrations Noon-2 p.m. Camping 101 demonstrations are self guided and people can enjoy them at their own pace.

Sponsored by Friends of New Glarus Woods State Park 527-2335
Financial support provided by the New Glarus Community Foundation

Saturday July 28th is Prairie Picnic from Noon until 2p.m..

Thursday September 20 is Spirits of the Night 6 p.m.

The Friends of New Glarus Woods State Park would like to acquire the following items for use in park improvements and community events.

  • 4 Prairie Schooner wheels

  • Wood splitter

  • Cross-country ski groomer

Friends are a not for profit organization and all donations are tax deductible. Email us if you would like to get involved. Or, make a donation by using our secure Paypal system below.

Link to DNR


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