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Address: 475 County Road Np, Ellison Bay, WI 54210-9674
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Great water views, big lake and inland lake. Trail is good for hiking. Campsites are secluded. Door County without the crowds.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2017
ken m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great water views, big lake and inland lake. Trail is good for hiking. Campsites are secluded. Door County without the crowds.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Backpack in only site allow optimum privacy and seclusion. Excellent views and different levels of difficulty.

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Park Ridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Nearly level hiking through wilderness bog-like forest having lots of flowers and mushrooms. You have to backpack in to the only campsites, but you get a waterfront which in a few cases has a sandy beach (near Sand Bay). Lake Michigan is not as cold as Lake Superior, but it is pretty chilly until August. You need to make reservations... More 

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Thank Robert W
Chicago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This was a very scenic hike. Lots of colors. But beware parts of the trail is rough and most of the trail is unmarked.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty place to visit, and the woods walking trail has been pretty water views along the way. The only thing I didn't like was how dirty the water was - it smelled a little at first. It does get cleaner the further one walks from the initial trail point. I recommend parking in Lot 3 and walking... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

found just by driving back roads on beautiful fall day. We visit Door County every fall and try to find new places. Hiking trails at Newport were beautiful. Too bad camping is just the hike-in type, old folks like me need car camping! (we camp at Peninsula State Park, also beautiful!)

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Thank Phil R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

If you want to get away from crowds & noise, this is a great place. It is quite rugged though. All paths are dirt. Some are narrow & have large rocks & tree roots to navigate. Some are wider & smoother. You do have to watch were you are going. It's a large park. We walked over five miles &... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The park was beautiful I love the nature up here there's so much to see if highly recommend going to all of the state and county parks if your low on cash

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a beautiful hike. Takes only about 90 minutes. Lots of varied landscape, water views and wildflowers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We came to walk our dog here. Though dogs are not allowed on the main portion of the beach, you can take them on the beach area just a few yards away near parking lot 3. I found this a nice alternative to Whitefish Dunes dog beach. Newport stands in a class by itself among other state parks. It is... More 

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