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Door County Facts?

Door County by the Numbers

The 2019 Visitor Guide is here! It's packed with information on all 19 of Door County’s communities and has all the insightneeded for you to start planning your visit today. Returning guests and new travelers alike will find something new to explore in Door County. You can view it online, request a hard copy, call 1-800-52-RELAX. You can also find copies at locations throughout the county, including the Door County Welcome Center and local information centers in nearly every community.

The guide is also filled with fun facts about the peninsula and surrounding islands. Here are some Door County trivia facts for you, organized by the numbers. Test the knowledge of your family and friends, and then come explore the peninsula in person in 2019.

13,000

Approximate number of athletes who participate in organized runs and bike rides in Door County each year.

300

Miles of shoreline that surround Door County, including dozens of public beaches and preserves to explore. 

4

The number of theater companies that bring stories to life on the stage, including Peninsula Players, Northern Sky, Third Avenue Playhouse, and Door Shakespeare.

 

21

Pairs of bald eagles found in door County in 2016. Wisconsin had just 103 in the 1970s, but the population has rebounded to over 1,500 statewide today. Birding in Door County is a favorite activity because of the prominence of migratory bird activity around the county.  

 

11

The number of lighthouses dotting the county, many of which are open to the public  during the Door County Lighthouse Festivals. Learn more about their historical significance in this video.

7

The number of wineries producing vino in Door County, plus four breweries, two distilleries, and one cidery.

100 Feet

The height of the bluffs overlooking Green Bay at Ellison Bluff County Park, one of 19 county parks to explore.

34

Islands surrounding the Door peninsula, including many that are vital stopovers for migratory birds.

 

850 Feet

The length of the ramp to the top of the new Eagle Tower, slated to be complete in this summer.

 

5

The number of Wisconsin state parks located in Door County, more than any other county in Wisconsin.