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Whitefish Dunes State Park protects the fragile dune environment on Locationthe eastern Door County Peninsula. Stroll along Lake Michigan, watch waterfowl at Clark Lake, use the boardwalk to discover the wetlands or relax on one of the many trails throughout the forested sand dunes and beech forest. The park's nature center features year-round programs, exhibits and displays on ecology, geology and human history. Whitefish Dunes is a day-use park, there is no camping.

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Contact information
For information, contact:
Whitefish Dunes State Park
3275 Clark Lake Road
Sturgeon Bay WI 54235

Wisconsin State Park System Whitefish Dunes State Park

The recreated village in fall.

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Park information


  • The park is open year-round from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. The main gate opens at 8 a.m.


Take State Highway 57 northeast from Sturgeon Bay about 10 miles to Clark Lake Road (County Highway WD). Turn right on Clark Lake Road and go about 3.8 miles. Turn right onto the park entrance road to the greeting center and parking area. Geographic coordinates are 44° 55' 42.0" N, 87° 10' 55.8".

Please note there is no access to the park entrance from South Cave Point Dr. The entrance is located off Clark Lake Road.


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Last revised: Tuesday October 22 2019