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Whitefish Dunes State Park

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Address: 3275 Clark Lake Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-7904
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10:00 - 15:30
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Wonderful state park

Beautiful long sand beach, great for walking or just being out in the sun- jump in refreshing Lake Michigan too! Great hiking trails, (x/c ski trails easy to medium that are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave C
Sturgeon Bay, United States
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Sturgeon Bay, United States
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful long sand beach, great for walking or just being out in the sun- jump in refreshing Lake Michigan too! Great hiking trails, (x/c ski trails easy to medium that are tracked), nature center and good parking. Picnic area too. Only minutes from Cave Point County Park!

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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This state park on the shoreline of Lake Michigan boasts the largest sand dunes in Wisconsin. The view of this Great Lake is spectacular. It is the largest of the Great Lakes and at this park it is only 124 miles across to lower Michigan.

Thank thestonecutter
Beaufort, South Carolina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful Views. A must stop when in Door County. Off the beaten path but well worth it. Wear your hiking shoes, and be ready to take them off when you get to the beach.

Thank kristen l
Watertown, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's a very beautiful state park to visit. They have endless coast line and nice trails. It's a good place for pictures of family and kids!

Thank Gina F
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Whitefish Dunes is a great place to be in the summer,. They are open all year. We are in Door County in all seasons. There are scheduled things to do at the the Park.

Thank kevin & Dia... r
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

A beautiful area with soft, warm sand and a magnificent expanse of lake to explore. The waters nearest to the beach are of course not overly deep, and those with children can relax on the beach whilst keeping their young ones in full view and easy reach. I would also suggest you go out with a kayak- Door County Kayak... More 

Thank WolfOfTheSea
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

We kayak toured past this park on the cave point tour that Door County Kayak Tours hosts. It is one of the largest beaches in Door County and is quite beautiful.

Thank sabrina c
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4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This park is my favorite because there is a long beach, as well as wooded hiking trails. If you don't want to pay for the state park fee, you can park at cave point county park and walk the trails to whitefish dunes. I only wish you could camp here... or live here!!

Thank hannahemert
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was my personal favourite of the state parks. Beautiful and easy hiking trails along the water with awesome views of the lake. We visited the dog beach which was quite a bit farther of a walk, but only had 1-3 other groups of people at any given time. The water was clean and warm and the sand was soft... More 

Thank Ejay06
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Such a beautiful place! It was a little chilly with some wind while we were there but it did not keep us from enjoying the scenery. This is one to have on your bucket list!

Thank Boystowtraveler

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