WIS 42 Resurfacing - Door County

​Park Land Impacts

Several parks border the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) WIS 42 resurfacing project. The impacts to park areas are identified below. This project is not expected to have an adverse effect on the activities, features and functions of any of these parks.

  • Fish Creek Public Beach is a 0.41 acre park located 800’ northeast of the intersection of
    Main/Spruce Street in the town of Gibraltar. The park includes a beach, playground, and
    restrooms. A temporary limited easement for this entire parcel may be required within the park
    property to replace, relocate, or upgrade the storm sewer outfall.
  • Peninsula State Park is a 3,776 acre state park located at the intersections of WIS 42 and Shore
    Road. Peninsula State Park includes campgrounds, a beach, various trails, a lighthouse, nature
    center, observation tower, restrooms, a theater, and a golf course. A 0.20 acre temporary limited
    easement and a 0.15 acre permanent limited easement will be required within the park property to
    remove and replace an existing storm sewer outfall.
  • Monument Park is a 0.32 acre park located west of the intersection of WIS 42 and Cherry Street
    within the village of Ephraim. Monument Park includes a walking path and picnic tables. During
    initial design it was found that the WIS 42 roadway is currently built on Monument Park property.
    To correct the issue, WisDOT plans to purchase 0.01 acres of parkland property that the roadway
    currently resides on.
  • Fire House Marina & Park is a 0.69 acre park and public marina located 500’ southwest of the
    intersection of WIS 42 and Cherry Street within the village of Ephraim. Fire House Marina and
    Park includes a boat ramp, showers, and restroom facilities. During initial design it was found that
    the WIS 42 roadway is currently built on Fire House Marina & Park property. To correct the issue,
    WisDOT plans to purchase 0.02 acres of parkland property that the roadway currently resides on.
  • Shoreline Park is a 0.47 acre park located west of the intersection of WIS 42 and Pioneer Lane
    within the village of Ephraim. Shoreline Park includes a walking path and picnic tables. During
    initial design it was found that the WIS 42 roadway is currently built on Shoreline Park property. To correct the issue, WisDOT plans to purchase 0.007 acres of parkland property that the roadway
    currently resides on.
  • Ogla Dana Park is a 0.21 acre village beautification area located on the NE quadrant of the
    intersection of WIS 42/Spruce Street within the village of Ephraim. During initial design it was
    found that the WIS 42 roadway is currently built on Ogla Dana Park property. To correct the issue,
    WisDOT plans to purchase 0.007 acres of parkland property that the roadway currently resides on.
  • Anderson Public Marina and Park is a 0.69 acre park and marina located west of the
    intersection of WIS 42 and Anderson Lane within the village of Ephraim. Anderson Public Marina
    and Park includes a rustic barn, park benches, and open grass areas. A 0.01 acre temporary
    limited easement and a 0.065 acre permanent limited easement will be required to reroute a storm
    sewer outfall through the park. WisDOT also plans to purchase 0.003 acres of parkland property
    that the roadway currently resides on.