Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Green Bay, WI
Green Bay is at the head of Green Bay, a sub-basin of Lake Michigan, at the mouth of the Fox River. It is an industrial city with several meatpacking plants, paper mills, and a port on Green Bay. The city hosts the Neville Public Museum, with exhibitions of art, history, and science; the Children’s Museum; and the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. Every summer, the downtown area plays host to ArtStreet, an art festival featuring studio displays, demonstrations, and live entertainment.
Things to do in Green Bay
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary
A beautiful 600 acre urban wildlife refuge featuring live animal exhibits, educational displays, miles of hiking/skiing trails and various wildlife viewing opportunities. It is the largest park in the Green Bay Park system and home to the second largest wildlife rehabilitation program in Wisconsin, caring for more than 4,500 orphaned and injured animals annually. Fishing is permitted. Find out more here.
Bay Beach Park
Next door to the Wildlife Sanctuary is the Bay Beach Amusement Park. Situated near the mouth of the Fox River, on the east bank as it flows into Green Bay, the park contains rides, concessions, a roller coaster, and a food pavilion. Dances, movies, and other events are held in a pavilion. Find out more here.
Neville Public Museum
Located in downtown Green Bay, Wisconsin, the museum is dedicated to the collection and preservation of significant objects relevant to Northeast Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Find out more here.
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