Friends of Harrington Beach

The Friends of Harrington Beach State Park was founded in 1988 to support this beautiful park, both financially and through volunteer services. The Friends are dedicated to supporting and promoting the interpretive and educational activities of Harrington Beach State Park and its visitor services.  Located in Belgium, Wisconsin Harrington Beach has over 1 mile of Lake Michigan shoreline.


  1. 10% discount on Friends merchandize sold in the park office: Sweatshirts, t-shirts, hats, bird houses, etc
  2. 10% discount on Ansay Welcome Center rental: $150.00 minus 10% = $135.00/per day
  3. Free annual membership when a Friends member recruits five additional friends to purchase an annual membership.

We offer two categories, one vote per membership.

  • Annual Membership: $25.00 (1 vote)
  • Life Membership: $150.00 (1 vote)


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Upcoming Events

23 May
Friends Board Meeting
05/23/2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Open to the public monthly board meeting. Meet at the Entrance Station/Visitor Center
25 May
Dutch Oven Cooking
05/25/2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join Nancy and Friends for a demonstration of dutch oven cooking. We will explore the roots of this pioneer cookery and taste test a couple of examples of what you can cook in a dutch oven. Meet in at the fire pit in the back of Ansay Welcome Center.
26 May
Observatory Viewing
05/26/2019 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Join the Northern Cross Science Foundation for an evening of star gazing. The Plunket's Observatory holds the 20" Panarusky telescope and is located by Puckett's Pond shelter.
1 Jun
Ozaukee County Fishing Clinic
06/01/2019 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Come to the annual fishing clinic at Puckett's Pond. It's free to get into the park this weekend. You don't need a fishing license on this day. We'll provide food, and the fishing equipment. Just show up. To get your name on the list for this day of price-is-right fun, call DNR Conservation Warden Tony Young. 262-993-0078
2 Jun
Friends Annual Breakfast In the Park
06/02/2019 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Enjoy a free all-you-can eat pancake breakfast, with a side of sausage and applesauce, prepared and served by the Friends of Harrington Beach SP. Donations are gratefully accepted and directly benefit Harrington Beach. After a relaxing breakfast, served with coffee, milk and juice, enjoy the beauty of Harrington Beach; take a stroll or run, fish the Quarry or play on the beach. No park admission required during the State Parks Open House weekend.