Whitefish Dunes State Park


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Whitefish Dunes State Park


Location:10 miles northeast of Sturgeon Bay on Clark Lake Road.
Facilities:Picnic area (é), hiking trails (15 miles), bicycle trail, nature trail (1 mile, @di), ski trails (8 miles), beach (é), concessions, nature center, scenic vistas.
Activities:Fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, naturalist programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Park offers an unusual combination of natural features, including the rugged Lake Michigan shoreline, a dense upland forest, shoreline on an interior lake, a winding creek with associated wetlands, and the highest sand dunes in Wisconsin.
Address:3275 County Hwy WD
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Phone:920-823-2400
Web: www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/parks/specific/whitefish
Size: 865 acres.

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Whitefish Dunes State Park WI (350 ha) 44[degrees]55'13"N 87[degrees]12'16"W
At neighboring Whitefish Dunes State Park amino sugar N concentration average of soil beneath speckled alder, was greater than the background average but not the Canada buffaloberry average at the same locale for soil amino sugar N concentration (Table 2).
Soils under speckled alder at the northernmost study locations of Ridges Sanctuary and Whitefish Dunes State Park, Wisconsin exhibited the greatest increase in amino sugar N over adjacent background soils compared with all other N-fixing plants in this study.
After warming up with wood-fired gluten-free pizza at Wild Tomato back in Fish Creek, I drove over to Whitefish Dunes State Park for a hike.