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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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Couldn't see the beach

We were hoping to take a spot on the beach, but the water level on Green Bay is very high these days. We carried our beach gear about 1/4 mile to another access point, but stairs... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
jeffrey3487
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We were hoping to take a spot on the beach, but the water level on Green Bay is very high these days. We carried our beach gear about 1/4 mile to another access point, but stairs up and down to the beach would have been tough. A more able-bodied person would have been fine.

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Tomah, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We come here every time we are in door county. The beach is wonderful. My daughter (age 8) loves the nature center. The trails are great.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This looks like the west coast, but is in Wisconsin. A beautiful walk along the shoreline, or through the woods. A really pretty place to stop if you're on the "quiet side" of Door County.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had this on our list to go see before Cave Point but driving back off of main highway we passed the entrance. As we walked back in the woods from Cave Point we ended up at Whitefish Park. There were picnic tables, an overlook area, and small log building with benches that looked to be for presentations or such.... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is true pure Lake Michigan 💕🙌beach is gorgeous and clean, you can walk for miles! Lake is so clean and pretty like being on the ocean

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

my wife and daughter boogie boarded all day on the beach, while i hiked the trails, well kept visitor center, with changing facilities, and a large parking facility. located next to cave point county park.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Whitefish Dunes is a great place to spend some time when in Door County. There are plenty of great hiking trails and you can't beat it for a peaceful walk along the sandy shoreline. There are literally miles of sandy beach shoreline to walk.

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Woodstock, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We started taking our kids to whitefish dunes when they were little. This was the best beach around. And is huge! There's plenty of space to lay a blanket without feeling like you are on top of someone else. The park offered children's activities on the weekends which I've never experienced anywhere else. Several years ago we bought a house... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our trip here! We did not visit the beach, but we hiked some of the trails instead. We stopped at the nature center and watched a short video that gave some history on the park. If you are new to visiting this park, I recommend watching the video. The history was very interesting! There... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We went on a pleasant day in June 2016 and really enjoyed this remote and beautiful park on Lake Michigan. The lake was calm that day and the beach had very few people, so it was a great experience on a really nice littlte beach. There are some nice areas to hike (including down the shorline) but we went for... More 

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