In April of 1997, High Cliff State Park staff announced that a meeting would be held to see if anyone would be interested in forming a volunteer group to help support projects and programs that could otherwise not be accomplished by dwindling budgets and reduced park staff. It should not have been a surprise to see how many people from the community showed up. The meeting room was packed full of people of all ages who wanted to volunteer to help the park. Two weeks later, the Friends of High Cliff State Park was officially on its way to becoming one of Wisconsin’s most ambitious and well respected, non-profit Friends of Wisconsin State Park organizations. Among other honors, we were awarded the prestigious, “Wisconsin State Parks – Statewide Friends Group of the Year” award for 2006 and again in 2012.
High Cliff State Park is located in the Village of Sherwood, Wisconsin on the northeast shores of Lake Winnebago, in Calumet County, WI.
About High Cliff Park
Village of High Cliff, WisconsinMuch of the land that the park occupies today was previously owned by the Western Lime and Cement Company, a still vibrant limestone operator in Wisconsin. Quarrying operations in the area date back to before 1870. Limestone was quarried, "cooked and crushed" for use in the construction of roads and buildings. Some of the lime was used fo...Read More
Benefits of Membership
Your membership ensures that the Friends of High Cliff State Park will be able to continue its award winning work to preserve, protect and enhance the beauty of this beautiful park for today and for generations to come.