You are invited to “Come Explore” Day at the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature
September 20 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm; Free and open to the public
us at the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature Preserve, located within the city
limits, for hiking and activities for people of all ages. Preserve hosts will be
available to talk about the history and ecology of the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal
Nature Preserve. Choose your own adventure! A variety of trails afford both
longer and shorter hike options and offer views of the canal and Lake Michigan,
and forays beneath towering hemlocks or along the ridge and swale formations of
ancient shorelines. A children’s activity booklet will be available free for
young hikers, and an explorer’s pack may be borrowed for those kids who would
like to take a closer look. If you’ve never been to the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal
Nature Preserve, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to explore an amazing
place. Hike will be held rain or shine.
No advance registration is necessary. Come to the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Nature
Preserve anytime between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. The Preserve trailhead is located
at 5200 Lake Lane.
Celebrating Open Spaces
2014 Schedule of Outing and Events
The Door County Land Trust invites you to come celebrate Door County's
beautiful open spaces. Browse our Celebrating Open Spaces book for
Explore the Door hikes, Dining for Open Spaces outings, and other special
events. You'll find many ways for the Door County community to connect with and
celebrate the lands it loves. Many events are free and open to the public, and
others, like our Dining for Open Spaces events, help raise funds to protect Door
Celebrating Open Spaces events on our website or download the
Celebrating Open Spaces booklet (7 MB PDF.)
We hope you will find our new
online event registration website
easy-to-use and convenient. Designed to be intuitive, each webpage offers
prompts to guide you through the event registration process.
Trails of the Door County Land Trust iPhone App is ready to download!
The new Hiking Trails of the Door County Land Trust iPhone App
has trail maps for 13 Door County Land Trust Nature Preserves, descriptions of
hiking terrain, and notable details for hikers. Download the iPhone version
Or, the Android version here:
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