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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” (24 reviews)
“nice beach” (11 reviews)
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3275 Clark Lake Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-7904
+1 920-823-2400
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely AMAZING spot! Whatever photos you may see, reveal the truth about this awesome spot in Door County. Breath taking views and landscape are only the beginning of this beautiful beach experience. Splash and float in the soft rolling waves over clear water. So beautiful!

Thank CMTCynthia
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent hike on the red trail! Be sure to keep your eyes open for the beautiful Pileated woodpeckers, garter snakes, and butterflies!

Thank E S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were here with 3 families and kids ranging in age from 4-13. We all had a great time. First we picnicked in the picnic area, then we spent the rest of the day at the beach. Lake Michigan was very calm the day we...More

Thank Jfreitag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a beautiful summer afternoon in this state park....and loved it! Hiking trails for all levels and a wonderful beach. Fun to just hang out and enjoy the view!

Thank DianneK-WI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is something here for all, including wooded hiking trails, a sandy beach, and a nature center. We selected the Red Trail because it takes hikers to "Old Baldy", the tallest dune in the park. A boardwalk and stairs lead to an observation platform on...More

1  Thank VickiAnne_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked along the beached then took the hike to Old Baldy and around and back to the DNR station about an hour in all, take bug spray

Thank Jakew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whitefish Dunes State Park is a beautiful park on Lake Michigan. With several beach options, there is a designated dog beach. Our dogs loved it. Less than a mile walk over a beautiful trail gets you to the dog beach- shorter walk to the people...More

Thank C7504UDangelag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This park has several fun trails. The nature center is very small and nice. The staff is super helpful and they offer many programs. The beach is very nice but the water is rough and always cold. People were frolicking and having a good time...More

Thank 531madelinem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Whitefish Dunes State Park has many great and well marked walking trails. The park hugs the Lake Michigan cost with some stunning views of the lake as well as of the local flora and fauna.

1  Thank Alan B
Reviewed July 9, 2017

So many dead shad on the shore, when I say so many, I'm talking THOUSANDS of dead minnow sized fish on the shore and in the shallows. Not sure the reasoning for this, but that's how it was. Other than that I was happy we...More

Thank Danielle T
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April 13, 2017|
Response from Dave C | 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