Winter in Door County:
By the Numbers

A common question to many locals in Door County is, “what do you do during the winter?” Visitors are often surprised by the number of fun events and activities that take place throughout the winter months. Here’s a peek of what there is to partake in with our Winter by the Numbers.

Download or request your copy of the Door County Winter Guide to get the full insight into how to have fun on the peninsula and Washington Island during the off-season!

27,554

The number of year-round residents.

84

Miles of cross-country trails in the County’s five state parks.

Cross Country Skiing

2

The number of daily trips made by the Washington Island Ferry line during the month of January.

Ferry

250

The number of miles of snowmobile trails you can travel.

Snowmobiling

900

The number of people who took the Jacksonport Polar Bear Plunge into Lake Michigan in 2010,  the event's most in its 32-year history.

Polar Plunge

18

Inches of snow that fell on a single day in January 2018 in Bailey’s Harbor.

Snowshoeing

60

The number of teams that descend upon Kangaroo Lake each February for the Door County Pond Hockey Tournament.

HockeyHockey

11

The average length in minutes of the annual Egg Harbor New Year’s Day Parade.

Parade