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Near Record Great Lakes Water Levels

With Lake Michigan water levels reaching an all-time high, the beach at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort has been affected as have other properties along the Lake Michigan shoreline. The Great Lakes have a cycle in which water levels fluctuate over time.  When the Lake’s water levels are lower, guests enjoy Glidden Lodge Beach Resort’s 700 lineal foot private, sand beach.  With the current higher water levels parts of our beach are underwater.  On a positive note, we still have our shallow sandy swim beach which extends out 100-200 feet into the Lake. And once the water level recedes, we will regain our generous sand beach once again.  Guests can still

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Outstanding nearby hikes: Shivering Sands Preserve

Shivering Sands

  When you stay at Glidden Lodge Beach Resort, you are within 10 miles of some of Door County’s most beautiful outdoor destinations including Cave Point, Whitefish Dunes and Clark Lake. However, just down the road from our beautiful Lake Michigan beachfront resort is Shivering Sands, a lesser known destination whose pristine wetlands are under the watchful eye of The Nature Conservancy. From their website: The 3,400-acre Shivering Sands wetland complex encompasses three lakes, several streams and springs, forested sand dunes, lowland conifer forest, sedge meadows and fens. It is rich in rare plant life and is home to many birds, mammals, frogs and other wildlife. Why did The Nature

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