Peninsula State Park

Door County

This park is Door County's largest, with bluff-side hiking and biking trails and Nicolet Beach for swimming, kayaking and sailing (equipment rentals available onsite). In winter, cross-country skiers and snowshoers take over the trails. The park has five campgrounds, with 468 sites.

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1. Newport State Park

13.81 MILES

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2. Cave Point County Park

14.03 MILES

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3. Whitefish Dunes State Park

14.22 MILES

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4. Door County Maritime Museum

21.79 MILES

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5. Rock Island State Park

27.8 MILES

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