Take This Scenic Route And Drive Through 5 Wisconsin State Parks In One Day

Door County is known for a lot of things – you’ll find cute shops, waterfront restaurants, ice cream cones, and more. There’s so much to see and do in the villages, it’s almost possible to forget what brought visitors to the peninsula in the first place – natural beauty. Fortunately, the wild side of Door County is a short drive away. There are five state parks and natural areas you can explore on a single drive, making Door County the best place to visit state parks. Here’s what’s waiting for you on the peninsula.

If still have some daylight left, there’s even more public land to be discovered to the south. This state rail trail belongs on your bucket list.

Address: Newport State Park, 475 County Rd NP, Ellison Bay, WI 54210, USA
Address: Peninsula State Park, 9462 Shore Rd, Fish Creek, WI 54212, USA
Address: Cave Point - Clay Banks State Natural Area, Barge Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, USA
Address: Whitefish Dunes State Park, 3275 Clarks Lake Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, USA
Address: Potawatomi State Park, 3740 Park Dr, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, USA

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