Recreational Activities

Lyle-Harter-Matter Sanctuary

Harter-Matter Sanctuary is a forty-acre parcel adjacent to and accessed from Meridian Park. The Sanctuary has no facilities or road access and contains varying terrain from marshes to upland woods.

Categories: Attraction, Parks, County Parks

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Rules for all Door County Parks

·         Parks are open ½ hour before sunrise to 11:00 PM unless otherwise posted at park.

·         Vehicles must park in designated areas only.

·         Camping and overnight parking are prohibited.

·         Vehicle speed limit is 25 MPH on park roads.

·         Dogs must be leashed at all times.

·         No lifeguard on duty – Swim at your own risk.

·         Glass containers not allowed in parks.

·         Use snowmobiles on marked trails only.

·         Most wild animals and plants are protected.

·         Use of firearms is prohibited except as noted below.


·         Gun and/or Bow hunting is permitted in certain parks from November 15th thru April 1st during legal DNR hunting seasons.. A permit is required from the Facilities & Parks Department.

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