News from our Neighbors to the North: Happenings at Whitefish Dunes State Park

As spring fights to return to our Lake Michigan beachfront Naturalist Carolyn Rock announces the upcoming  schedule of events for our neighbors at Whitefish Dunes State Park. Thank you to park Naturalist Carolyn Rock. Here are the upcoming events at the Dunes:

April 27, 2013
Bird Exploration.
Join amateur birders Bill and Sarah Krouse for a morning of birding.  This adult focused program will allow participants to explore a variety of habitats for migrating birds.  Meet at the nature center for this longer program.  Dress for the weather. 7:30am

May 4, 2013
Work Play Dune Day.
Grab your rake, put on your gloves, and join the park staff and Friends of Whitefish Dunes for a day of sprucing up the park.  Bring your friends and family for a whole day, morning or afternoon of fun.  Crews of all levels of ability, strengths and ages are needed.  Children under the ages of 16 must work with a parent.  Inside and outdoor work available, there is something for everyone.  Lunch provided for those who sign up.  Morning session begins at 9:00am.  Lunch is at noon and the afternoon session begins at 1:00pm. Make a difference in your park. Join today.  Co-sponsored by the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks; Call to sign up 920-823-2400. 9:00am – 4:00pm

May 18, 2013
Spring Exploration.
Join Dale and Mary Goodner for an exploration of nature.  Through stories and science learn about the flora and fauna found along the rocky shores, forest floor and sunny openings.  Gather for this meandering walk that is short in distance but full of discoveries.  Walk begins at the Nature Center. 10:00am

Whitefish Dunes State Park is located at 3275 Clark Lake Road (county WD), on the Lake Michigan shoreline south of Jacksonport. All programs are free to the public unless noted; a park vehicle sticker is required.  For more information please contact the park by phone 920-823-2400.

Thinking about a visit to Door County? Come stay at the beach! Contact us today for your spring getaway: Phone: Call 920-746-3900 or 1-866-454-3336. Or email us at

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