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Whitefish Dunes State Park

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3275 Clark Lake Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-7904
+1 920-823-2400
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“nature center” (26 reviews)
“nice beach” (13 reviews)
“whitefish dunes” (19 reviews)
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3275 Clark Lake Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-7904
+1 920-823-2400
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It has a lovely beach and a neat state park. However, the restrooms that are closest to the beach are in a pathetic state. It is smelly and it's hard to stay inside even for 30 seconds.I hope the park management have a look at...More

Thank Mageshwaran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place for hiking and meditating on the beach. Today was a peaceful blustery day with the sun shining over the waves. Great place to visit next to Cave Point.

Thank billp422
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely walk with historical interest and a smooth, wide beach for people and dogs too! The trails are well groomed and there's abundant flora to enjoy.

Thank amers192017
Reviewed November 1, 2017

If you are a non-resident they have a five dollar charge for an hours visit, it is a sticker for your vehicle no cost for passengers.. That was enough time for us to go through the nature center and see a video about the area...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed October 26, 2017

I love walking along the beach for a long time and then back. It was a beautiful fall day and pretty warm, not crowded. You do pay for parking but everyone should realize that the state of Wisconsin does not subsidize their state parks like...More

Thank Christi S
Reviewed October 3, 2017

There are what seem to be endless miles of beach. We spent several hours walking the beach and walking along the bluffs. We definitely got a great bit of exercise out of it.

Thank Chris R
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

You have to pay for parking. However if you park free at nearby Cave mound county park and hike till this one, you save on that. Not a good idea If you are carrying a lot of stuff for the beach. Nevertheless, the shoreline is...More

Thank meghali_mazumdar
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Visited here on the first nice Saturday of the not-very-nice summer, so there were a ton of people here. Most were there for the beach. We hiked the yellow trail, and saw only one other person until we took the spur to Old Baldy. Finished...More

Thank Jolsongoude
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park. Reminded me of growing up in southern Wisconsin when the beaches we're clean and really cold to swim in. Great picnic spot.

Thank garyhD7668IG
Reviewed September 5, 2017

We didn't realize this is mostly for a beach day stop and did not have swimsuits along, but none the less, it was a beautiful day to sit at the beach for a bit and enjoy the big lake. It's a great place to spend...More

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November 23, 2017|
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Response from Noah A | Reviewed this property |
The park is open to hunting and trapping starting Nov. 15. The 9-day traditional gun deer hunt is Nov. 18-26. All trails are open to hiking. The recommended trails during hunting season are the beach shoreline (1.5 miles... More
April 13, 2017|
Response from davecN6428DU | Reviewed this property |
The water in Lake Michigan is always cool, and in spring through June, its pretty cold actually. People go in, but not for very long. suggestion: there is a small inland lake nearby, called Clark Lake, only minutes from... More