WI: Christmas trees are better in state’s great outdoors

RACINE, Wis. — Ahhh, Christmas trees. Whole forests of them.

Yes, we’re sure the one in your living room or family room is a thing of glittering beauty, but for many Wisconsinites it is a reminder that we have vast campgrounds across the state that offer up thousands of pines, balsams and spruce in all their natural glory and once the holiday season is past, our thoughts will once again turn to the outdoors.

Yes. This is the Christmas season, but the camping season soon awaits us.

This summer past, the cost of enjoying the state’s many campgrounds got a little pricier as the state Department of Natural Resources went to a “price-sensitive” system for park admission — boosting rates at popular parks and dropping them a bit at less-trafficked ones.

Read the full story from The Journal Times.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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