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

Early summer 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! Thursday July 31 Get Outdoors! Join the Park Ranger to discover the many activities you can do at the park. Learn about the tools rangers use to protect the park and keep you safe. Meet at the amphitheater for this family friendly program. 2:00 p.m. Friday August 1 All About Birds. Come explore the world of birds. Discover their songs, what they eat, where to find them and much more. Drop by the amphitheater

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

Early summer 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! Friday June 13 Spring along the Shore. Take a stroll to discover ancient life and geologic history among blooming flowers.  Search the rocky shore for hidden treasures.  We will be walking on uneven ground.  Dress for the weather; meet at the nature center for this rough terrain walk. 10:00 a.m. What about the Forest? Take a walk into the recent harvested areas of the park to understand beech bark disease. Learn about the American

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News from our beachfront neighbors: Happenings at Whitefish Dunes State Park

As summer winds down our neighbor to the north, 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: August 24, 2013 Finding Fossils. Explore the rocks to discover stories of the past.  Meet at the amphitheater for this exploration. 10:00 a.m. Buzzing About Bees.  Drop by the amphitheater to discover the amazing world of bees.  Learn how important bees are and make a bee to take home. 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. August 31, 2013 Forest Hike.Take a gentle hike to discover the forest ecosystem. 

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News from our Neighbors: Happenings at Whitefish Dunes State Park

Naturalist Carolyn Rock sure keeps us hopping with activities! Here are the upcoming events at Whitefish Dunes State Park: Whitefish Dunes State Park Naturalist Events August 11, 2012 Hot, Hot Sun. Discover facts about the earth’s sun and explore different ways to take care of yourself when the sun is out. Meet at the amphitheater for this sunny activity. 1 – 2:00 pm August 12, 2012 Summer Flowers.  Take a gentle walk to discover flowers in bloom and their importance to the natural world. Begin at the nature center for this outdoor adventure. 10:00 am Shoreline Stroll.  Explore the changing shoreline and discover treasures the waves have left behind.  Meet

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A Door County Beach in Spring & Early Summer

Installment two of Glidden Lodge’s Door County Beach E-book series has hit the web. In it you will find updated photos of our gorgeous sand beach, Whitefish Dunes State Park, Cave Point and the Cana Island Lighthouse. The Cana Island Lighthouse photos include a series of photos taken from the porthole windows at the top of 100+ step winding staircase! You MUST see this in person to believe it. And after you check out our gorgeous new E-book, book a spacious suite on our ‘sweet” beach and enjoy a Door County getaway. Phone: 920-746-3900 or 1-866-454-3336 • Email: frontdesk@gliddenlodge.com

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Winter is Coming to Door County!!

The sun is bright but it is pretty cold here at Glidden.  Inside the unit you’ll be nice and toasty warm curling up next to the fireplace with a good book or enjoying a soak in the hot tub.  In the evening enjoy a dinner next door at Donny’s Restaurant a beautiful waterfront restaurant. Experience nature in Door County with a front row seat of Lake Michigan.  Walk along the shoreline to the nearby Whitefish Dunes State Park and just beyond is historic Cave Point County Park to view the limestone cliffs and caves.

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