Scenic Attractions &
Outdoor Recreation in Door County

Where Nature, Adventure, & Beauty Collide

From the climbing to the peaks of observation towers to traversing the sand dunes of the Lake Michigan coast to trekking through wooded forests to exploring the islands, caves, and bluffs left behind by glaciers, there's no shortage of ways to experience Door County's stunning scenic attractions. With the community’s strong conservation ethic, much of this scenery is preserved and free to the public. Whether it’s on land or water, you can find your scene in Door County’s great outdoors.

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With 53 public Lake Michigan beaches in Door County, you're sure to find one that's just right for you.

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Door County's 35 named islands make this area a boater's dream. Venture to the islands or view them from afar from a kayak, canoe, ferry, chartered boat, or guided cruise.

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Enjoy the crystal-clear waters of Door County's three inland lakes and surrounding waters for boating, paddling, fishing, swimming, or sunning.

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Discover the beauty of Door County from the water—find a which marina or boat launch that suits your needs.

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Door County's extensive park system—which includes five state parks, 19 county parks, and four dog parks—provides visitors with pristine natural surroundings and diverse ecosystems.

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Door County sports water on three sides, which means there's more than 300 miles of shoreline where you can stop and take in the views of Lake Michigan and Green Bay.

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Watch: Scenic Attractions

Door County is known for its scenic beauty and iconic water views. See for yourself why visitors travel from near and far to soak in the picturesque landscape.