the Hiking Trail
View Fall's Splendor from the Hiking Trail
The air is cooling and the leaves are turning – it’s officially autumn in Door County. The stunning surroundings make us want to be outside to enjoy the last bits of bearable weather without parkas and snow boots. What’s a better way to do this than by going for a hike to soak up the vibrant colors and crisp fall air?
Door County has always drawn residents and visitors who are lovers of the great outdoors. It’s almost a spiritual experience being here on the trails that wind through our forests and shorelines. Every season offers breathtaking views that make your visit even more special, and that’s especially true for fall.
Whether you’re a self-proclaimed ‘outdoorsy type’ or just looking to go for a relaxing walk, Door County has the perfect backdrop to get down with nature. There are numerous hiking spots to choose from, including nature preserves, state and county parks and numerous beaches that are sure to provide a picturesque escape. Some favorites include: Bailey’s Harbor Ridges, Whitefish Dunes State Park and the Door Bluff Headlands.
Hiking our trails is a great activity you can do alone, with friends or even the whole family. There is plenty of room to roam and relax here so don’t be afraid to get a little lost in nature. No matter what path you choose you’re bound to have amazing memories (and pictures!) of the beauty of autumn in Door County.