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Ellison Bluff State Natural Area

12050 Ellison Bluff Road, Ellison Bay, WI
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Type: State Parks
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- Sep 3, 2014
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Ohio
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95 reviews 95 reviews
39 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Five older family members visited Ellison Bluff ....what a beautiful view. The steps are easily .maneuvered so that all of us easily traversed the steps. We liked the view so much that we returned in the evening to see the sunset there...it was magnificent. Others too showed up to see the sunset too, so that it actually got a little... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Take a very easy 1.5 mile hike and see the view! It's a very doable trail and well drained so if it's wet not to slippery. it's nice place to take a short hike and burn off a few calories.

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Le Claire, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Easy hiking trail. Covered in gravel so well drained and fairly flat. We did one about a mile long. It was very rainy that week and we had no problems.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We took a quick turn off of 42 when we saw a sign advertising a scenic overlook. Sometimes these are the best things to see on vacation! This did not disappoint. A few climbs down some stairs and out onto a small bridge and we had a gorgeous overlook of the bluffs and the Lake. There are also picnic tables... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

What prompted us to go to Ellison Bluff? The fact that it is hardly mentioned in any promotional material regarding Door County. My suspicious side thinks this might be on purpose, as this beautiful and serene picnic area offered one of the best views of Green Bay I have seen in many years of coming to Door County. Maybe they... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This a a nice scenic side stop and the view of green bay was worth a detour. The first lookout points are easily accessible. We did not do the entire hiking loop or stop for a picnic but the site was well maintained and clean.

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This was my first stop during my first ever trip to Door County. It happened to be a rainy October day. I wasn't aware of a way to get down closer to the water so the photo you see on this site is the same view I saw and pretty much the same photo I captured with my camera. There... More

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Chciago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We drove off the main highway to see this park and while it is nice, it is fairly small with a rather nice, but limited view. Yes, you high and on a nice day you can see clear across the bay! It's a great natural area and that is probably why there are so many trees around. That's not a... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Perfect for a view of the sunset before heading out to dinner. There is a good sturdy set of stairs that get you down closer to the water, but not all the way to the water's edge. There are some benches halfway down that offer a great view.

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Bartlett, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

The park has a nice view of Green Bay. The trail is clear with crushed stone, a nice backwoods hike.

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