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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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- Jun 27, 2014
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Tinley Park, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Great place to stop for a few minutes and take in the views from the bluffs. It's a few miles off the main road, on a gravel road, but worth the drive.

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ILlinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Beautiful views from several spots overlooking Green Bay. Adequate parking, restrooms. Easier access to overlook with graduated steps and landings. Nice for anyone, like me, with walking and arthritis issues. Benches in several spots also. Trails for the more adventurous.

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McFarland, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Standing on the bluff overlooking the bay is worth many good photos! Not far off the highway and well worth the visit.

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This is a great little spot for a picnic and a gorgeous view of the water, on top of Ellison Bluff. Excellent vantage for a sunset!!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Yet another beautiful park to visit in the ever fascinating jewel of the heartland known as Door County, Wisconsin. As with other county parks in the area, this one requires no fee to visit, just a love of the outdoors and sense of adventure. I'll admit, I got a little bit more"off-track" on my off-trail trek to get to the... More

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