Friends of Harrington Beach

Winter at Harrington Beach

Winter at Harrington Beach sounds like a great movie title.  Can you see the warming fire in the Ansay Welcome Center as well as the roaring fire in the fire pit out back, groups of chatty family and friends walking Quarry Trail, cold fingers warmed by a cup of steaming cocoa, rosy-cheeked children?  Maybe this isn't a heart-pounding action adventure but a heart warming reunion drama.  And some characters can't talk; deer, racoons, chickadees, and a silent red-tailed hawk in flight.  Be on the look out for snowy owls.

And did you check out the beach?  Ice volcano formations along with ice shelving.  Just be very cautious walking on the ice shelving as they are better viewed from a distance.  It looks like we have had someone out to cross country ski along the shuttle road but the snow fall has been at a minimum.  Remember, skiers to the right and walkers to the left on the road.  

The Friends of Harrington Beach extend a wish for a happy and prosperous New Year 2018 with many fun visits to our beautiful Wisconsin State Parks!

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Upcoming Events

28 Mar
Friends Board Meeting
03/28/2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Open to the public monthly board meeting. Meet at the Entrance Station/Visitor Center
25 Apr
Friends Annual Meeting
04/25/2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Annual Friends Meeting at Ansay Welcome Center. Dinner at 6pm with business meeting starting at 6:30pm. More details in February 2019
27 Apr
Work/Earth/Play Day
04/27/2019 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Clean up, plant trees and have a productive work day at the park. Then join the Friends for a free lunch at the Ansay Welcome Center. If you have a scout troop, civic or family group coming, call the park office to let them know. 262-285-3015
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
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.