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Memorial Day Weekend at Whitefish Dunes State Park

On Saturday, May 23, 2015 visitors to Whitefish Dunes State Park can take part in a Spring Exploration. Join naturalist Carolyn Rock, for an exploration of nature. 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 at 10 a.m. Be sure to pick up your Wisconsin State Park sticker for 2015 while you’re at the park. You won’t be sorry. Download any or all of our 3 Door County Beach eBooks and you’ll understand why people who love Door County nature LOVE Glidden Lodge

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Door County’s Favorite Naturalist: Carolyn Rock announces late winter events at Whitefish Dunes

Door County’s Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock has published the February and March events page and we at Glidden Lodge are eager to share it! The park is just a 3.5 mile hike from our beachfront resort and we think this is a great way to get some fresh air during our late winter months. Ready for an outdoor adventure? Here goes: Whitefish Dunes State Park Naturalist Events Saturday, February 21 Discover Snowshoeing. Learn to “float on snow” and be active this winter. Follow the naturalist on a fun exploration hike. Bring your own snowshoe or borrow from the park’s limited supply. Instructions provided. Dress for the weather. Meet

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News from our favorite naturalist: Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock

  Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock has just announced her schedule of winter events and we at Glidden Lodge are so very excited!The park is just a 3.5 mile hike from our beachfront resort and we think this is a great way to get some fresh air during our winter months. Ready for a hike? Here goes: Saturday, September 6 Mushroom Foray. Discover the variety of mushrooms that grow within the park. Join Charlotte Lukes to explore the major mushrooms groups. Learn how to field identify of mushrooms to their family groups. This program is for the serious and beginning mushroom enthusiast. Beginning in the nature center auditorium, follow

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News from our favorite naturalist: Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock

August is here and that means more programming from Whitefish Dunes State Park’s Carolyn Rock. The park is just a 3.5 mile hike down the beach from Glidden Lodge. Sound enticing? We think so too! Saturday August 16 Candlelight Walk. Join the Friends of Whitefish Dunes for a night of outdoor fun. Enjoy a self-guided hike along the shoreline and through the forested dunes. Join Door Peninsula Astronomical Society members to view planets, stars and moons in the night’s sky on the beach. Bake and merchandise sale in the nature center, free popcorn at the shelter building. Book signing by Kate Kapolnek, author of the new children’s book, ABC’s of

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Ahoy! Shipwreck enthusiasts: Whitefish Dunes State Park adds new outdoor exhibit

Door County’s Whitefish Dunes State Park naturalist Carolyn Rock announces the addition of an outdoor shipwreck exhibit! Saturday, May 10, 2014 1:00 p.m. Outdoor Shipwreck Exhibit Grand Opening Celebrate Wisconsin Archeology Month at Whitefish Dunes State Park. Explore the history behind the largest wooden sailing ships on the great lakes and discover the role a turkey dinner plays in a ship’s sinking. The event will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newest nature center exhibit and unveiling of new signage at the outdoor shipwreck exhibit. The event will be hosted by Wisconsin Historical Society, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and the Friends of Whitefish Dunes State Park. A ceremony

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Glidden Lodge Beach Resort presents: Music, Merriment and Lake Michigan

MUSIC Thursday, April 10, 2014 If you’re looking for a low key outing head to the White Gull, Thursday, April 10th for an evening you’re sure to enjoy! Red Molly, an Americana trio sold out the Wednesday, April 9th concert so the White Gull promptly added an extra performance Thursday, April 10th. The performance starts at 8pm with tickets at $20. There is an optional pre concert dinner at 6 PM. Call 800-624-1987 for reservations and more information. MERRIMENT Anytime at Donny’s Glidden Lodge Right next door to Glidden Lodge Beach Resort is the always spectacular Donny’s Glidden Lodge supper club. Our guest books at Glidden Lodge are filled with

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