Storage Dates at the Brown County Fairgrounds
Storage at the Brown County Fairgrounds is handled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Fees are collected when items are brought in and there is no access to your stored item from the time it is put into storage until spring removal. Items will be taken until storage areas are filled on the below 2018 dates:
Wednesday, October 17 from 7am – 5pm
Thursday, October 18 from 7:30am – 3pm
Friday, October 19 from 7:30am – 3pm
For more information including pricing, please click here. Spring 2019 removal dates scheduled for Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 from 10am – 4pm. A $10.00 fee will be charged per day for items not removed by Sunday, April 14, 2019.
Pamperin Park Wedding Package
Beginning June 1, 2018 Brown County Parks will offer a wedding package for Pamperin Park’s rental facilities. This package fee of $1,300 (plus tax), offers a fantastic savings of 25% and a large convenience to our customers. Click here to learn more.
Parks Department Office Has Moved!
The Parks Office has moved to Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve. Barkhausen is located at 2024 Lakeview Drive, Suamico WI 54173. The Parks Office phone number (920) 448-6242 has stilled the same. Our office hours are Monday through Friday 8am - 4:30pm.
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Virtual Park Tours
Come take a "spin" with us!!! Click on the below icon to check out the NEW virtual tours of our Brown County park locations!!!
Bay Shore Campgrounds
The campgrounds at Bay Shore Park will open May 11th for the 2018 season. Three weeks later than a typical year, but Mother Nature gave us a lot of snow late April.
Hunting on Brown County Lands
For an interactive hunting map click here! For a PDF version please click on the below park locations:
Catering Within Pamperin Park and the Reforestation Camp
The Brown County Park Department is proud to work with several outstanding approved caterers. Each caterer brings something different and unique. These approved caterers have intimate knowledge and expertise of our facilities which will help make your event truly special. The approved caterers have met all necessary requirements and have the appropriate licenses, permits and insurance. For more details including a complete list of caterers approved by the Brown County Park Department, please click here.
Bay Shore Park Campground Host Opening
The 2018 Camp Host schedule is full.
Do you enjoy helping people as well as camping? Bay Shore Park Campgrounds is looking for a Campground Host. We need your enthusiasm and skills to help make our guest’s camping experience even more enjoyable. Complete the application and return it to the Brown County Park Department. Click here for the application, we look forward to hearing more about you!
Lily Lake Aeration System
You may now notice what look like floating boulders in Lily Lake! These plastic domes were recently installed as part of the new aeration system on the lake that will prevent winter fish kills. Brown County has been aerating the lake for many years, but this new system should more effectively oxygenate the lake’s water at only about 25% of the previous electrical costs. The new system, with its “rock” domes covering the diffuser heads, will be installed late in the fall each year and removed upon ice-out in Spring. As always, once ice conditions allow, staff will be erecting a barrier fence around the aerated section as a warning to ice fisherman using the lake that there may be thin ice in that particular area. Click here for a photo!
Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve Offers an All-Terrain Wheelchair
The park has recently purchased an all-terrain Action Trackchair that provides access to the trails within the park for those with limited mobility. The chair is free to use during the West Shores Interpretive Center open hours (M-F: 9am-4pm & Weekends: noon-4pm). Call: 920-434-2824 today to reserve the chair for your next visit.
Webcam Installed At Bay Shore Park Boat Launch
Check out the new addition to the Bay Shore Park Boat Launch! We have recently installed a webcam for the use of our boaters to check the water conditions. Please click here to take a look, enjoy! We hope you find this link helpful!
Brown County Parks Is Using The Sun To Generate Electricity At Two Park Locations
These “renewable energy” systems called photovoltaic (PV) systems capture the light from the sun and turn it into electricity. By using the sun’s energy we can save money by reducing the need for purchased electricity and we can also benefit the environment through reduced air pollution normally associated with fossil fuel generated electricity. Please click here for more information.