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Whitefish Dunes State Park

3275 Clark Lake Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-7904
+1 920-823-2400
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“nature center” (25 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 7 July 2017

My wife and visited the park and went for a nice stroll on the gravel/groomed hiking trails. They are an easy hike and a nice way to relax and get fresh air. We also popped out on the beach to see the dunes which offers...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

In my research of D.C. Beaches I had read numerous times that this was the most dog friendly beach. But that is misleading as there is only one remote beach that is dog accessible. This needs to be made much clearer as those of us...More

1  Thank Deb E
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Lovely views of a wonderful bay along the beach. We saw pelicans and gulls. Easy walking along a fairly narrow beach, plus you could go up into the dunes several places and there was a back-dune nature area. We really enjoyed it all. The visitors...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This park has an admission fee in case that matters. You can pay for one hour visit or all day. If you are going to hike, pay for the day pass. The trails are of various levels but I don't think any are too strenuous....More

Thank Stargazer52
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Great State Park to visit after heavy rain since the entire park is underlain by sandy soil. There are several trails in varying length, as short as 0.3 miles to 4.2 miles. Many of the trails can be hiked as "Loop" trails. All of the...More

1  Thank Mindy and Roger A
Reviewed 24 June 2017

A lovely lakeside walk with a nice little beach but the dunes which were the prime feature of the park have now disappeared

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Be careful you may miss it. Make sure you got the GPS on. Whitefish Dunes is right down the road from cave point park. There is a sign by the entrance but it is easy to miss. There is a large parking lot with ample...More

1  Thank dr_foucault
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We paid the $5 for an hour and with small kids that was enough. Walked along the shoreline while kids waded in water and played a little in the sand! Pretty views.

2  Thank Valori H
Reviewed 10 June 2017

A beautiful Wisconsin state park. Enjoy Lake Michigan or take a hike. I read some complaints that there aren't enough roads...well, that is why we have feet! Park the car and walk a while. But, be advised that for walking to Mt Baldy, you should...More

Thank CSfromFC
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Whitefish Dunes park is a great place to spend a hot day on the Lake Michigan Shore in NE Wisconsin. A nice sandy beach that can get crowded on a hot, weekend or holiday. plenty of hiking trails to offer a place for some exercise....More

Thank Jerry P
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13 April 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