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Cave Point County Park

Whitefish Dunes State Park, WI
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Ranked #13 of 906 attractions in Wisconsin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Activities: Kayaking
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Richfield, WI
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76 reviews 76 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Some people like to sit during their vacations. My husband and I like to explore an area's local, county, state, and national parks. Our recent visit to Door County afforded us the opportunity to visit and hike one of the lakeside trails in Cave Point County Park. Parking was easy, and our two dogs (on leashes) and us enjoyed both... More

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We toured all of Door County and this was my favorite place on the entire peninsula! The views of Lake Michigan with the rocky coastline are incredible and not to be missed. It is located on the quieter and less crowded side of the peninsula. The water is incredibly clear and this is a peaceful and relaxing spot to take... More

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have lived in Wisconsin for10 years and only just recently became aware of this small, but beautiful park! It is absolutely gorgeous! I could have spent the whole day just walking along the "cliffs" and sitting on the rocks and just enjoying the view! It reminded me a little of Lake Tahoe. Needless to say I am going to... More

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I you want some amazing views of the coast line, go to Cave Point. If you are worried about how much money you've been spending in expensive Door County, go to Cave Point! Cave Point County Park is technically located within Whitefish Dunes State Park. You have to pay a $7 day pass to park in a State Park. County... More

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Streator, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

If you are anywhere close to door county, this is a spectacular sight! We saw the shoreline by foot and by kayak. Very very beautiful!!! There's restrooms, a nice picnic area, no fees, and pure natural beauty! Please take the time to see this natural wonder!

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Astoria, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We took the cheapskate route and parked in Cave Point to avoid the $10 fee at Whitefish Dunes. (Sorry, State of Wisconsin.) That said -- the mile walk along a narrow trail to the beach is pretty spectacular, with cool rock formations and cliffs, wildflowers galore, crashing waves, Caribbean-blue waters, and fabulous Lake Michigan views.

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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I highly recommend this park to people who want to see the shoreline without paying state park fees. The rock formations are amazing and it's really fun to watch the waves crash against them. My husband and I were visiting Door County to see the lighthouse (which he loves), but he says he this park was the highlight of our... More

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

As you head north into Door County, don't miss the chance to see Cave Point and Whitefish Dunes State Park. It's waterfront beauty at it's best. The dunes at Whitefish are some of the highest in the state. Get out of the car and stretch your legs. Walk along trails and boardwalks. It's a quiet little gem with amazing colors.

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Wisconsin
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have traveled to Door County for many years. This is one of the most beautiful spots in the area. We have seen it in all seasons. In winter you can climb down to the rocks and see the ice. In the summer you can see the caves and all the colors of the water. Keep a close eye on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I came to Door County for our anniversary weekend and visited Cave Point county park and I was taken away by the view! Absolutely amazing! Could not believe the color and clarity of the water. I never wanted to leave! We will definately be back again!

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