Outdoor Activities » Green Bay, WI

Outdoor Activities in Green Bay, WI

Drive past the gym and get a workout outdoors. Grab girlfriends or go on your own and get fit at these local hot spots.
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Kurtz Corral

Bring out your inner cowgirl. Kurtz Corral offers horseback riding for all ages and abilities and with a variety of trail rides, one is sure to fit your fancy.

Beginning riders can head out on a one-hour guided trail ride and admire Wisconsin’s wildlife along the way. The experienced rider may ride, trot and canter on a two-hour trek through wooded farm country and vineyards with a stop at Simon Creek Winery for a short visit.

Kurtz Corral offers trail rides year round. During the summer season, June through October, trail rides are available on a first-come, first-serve basis from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. In the off-season, they are open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Reservations are needed.

Apple Creek Campground

This is the type of camping even city girls can handle. Apple Creek Campground is a quaint campground close to home. The campground isn’t overly rustic; it has a well-kept heated swimming pool and showers close to the campsites. Can’t imagine being disconnected for a weekend? Fear not, Wi-Fi is available at the campsites.

Gather girlfriends and pitch a tent, park a camper or rent a tiny cabin. Get a fire started and prepare for a night of intimate conversation or lots of giggling.

Family owned and operated, Apple Creek Campground takes great care into maintaining the grounds.

Still not convinced camping is your thing? For $20 per family, Apple Creek Campground offers day camping from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Foxy Lady Cruises

Step aboard the Foxy Lady and you can almost instantly feel the wind blowing in your hair. Take in the beauty and charm of Green Bay with a cruise the Fox River or the bay of Green Bay.

The cruise options are endless. Choose to ride the Foxy Lady while enjoying lunch, sipping cocktails or feasting on a dinner buffet. Ladies can share the two-hour day cruise with a bunch of girlfriends or their love interest; each experience promises to be unforgettable.

Interesting in turning an afternoon on the water into a party? Reserve the Foxy Lady and invite as many as 137 of your nearest and dearest friends.

Wildlife Sanctuary

The Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary offers free access to recreational activities year round. Wear comfortable tennis shoes. The beautiful 700-acre urban wildlife refuge has over six miles of walking, hiking and cross-country ski trails, not to mention live animal exhibits for visitors to admire.

Every year, the Wildlife Sanctuary attracts hundreds of thousands of people eager to explore the outdoors. The Wildlife Sanctuary discovered many people are drawn to the peaceful hobby of bird watching so Bay Area Bird Club members lead a handful of birding walks in the spring and fall. Go with the group or set out on your own adventure. Remember to bring a pair of binoculars!

Green Bay Running Club

Running is taking the world by storm and Green Bay isn’t missing out on the action. Locals are lacing up their sneakers and hitting the pavement in huge numbers, joining other fitness fanatics in the Green Bay Running Club.

The Green Bay Running Club was founded in 2006 by a group of local runners committed to unifying a community of citizens that loved the sport. The group has grown quite large in size but they welcome all those interested to join. Membership includes email updates with events relating to the area running community, weekday and weekend club run notices and discounts at area retailers.

Whether running a marathon is on your bucket list or you just want to run to get in better shape, it’s always more fun with friends.