Outdoor Adventure

Explore Our Forests, Lakes, & Wilder Sides

Whether you’re drawn to the great outdoors to chase an adrenaline high, test your outdoor and camping skills, become one with nature, or simply get in a quick trail run before breakfast, you can satisfy your wilderness wanderlust in Door County. Hiking, biking, kayaking, boating, camping, backpacking, fishing, geocaching, or mushroom hunting—whatever calls you to the wilderness, you can answer the call up here.

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Adventure Awaits: Here’s Where to Find It

Camping & Backpacking

From remote, rustic campsites to campgrounds with full amenities to log cabin rentals, Door County offers a wide variety of options for getting your camp (or glamp) on.

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Hiking & Running

If you’re eager to hit the trails, Door County has endless options for all your hiking ambitions. Whether you are seeking a leisurely stroll through the pines or a more rigorous, heart-pumping adventure, you’re bound to find a trail you’ll love.

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Kayaking & Paddling

With hundreds of miles of prime Lake Michigan shoreline as well as calmer bays, harbors, inland lakes, wetlands, nature preserves, estuaries, and more, there are plenty of options for curating a day trip or an entire trip around paddling the waters of Door County.

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Scenic Attractions

From the climbing to the peaks of observation towers to traversing the sand dunes of the Lake Michigan coast to trekking through wooded forests to exploring the islands, caves, and bluffs left behind by glaciers, there's no shortage of ways to experience Door County's stunning scenic attractions.

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Water Activities

The clean waters surrounding Door County are the stuff of legends. Learn more about water sports, boating, kayaking, lakes, and bays and other water-based fun.

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Quiz: Find Your Travel Style

Scroll through this series of images and check the ones that depict the activities and experiences you’re interested in. Then, we’ll help identify your top trip styles and provide you with the activities, businesses, and attractions you’ll like the most.