Door County Land Trust Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Guided Tours of Four Nature Preserves, Aug 19-20

On Friday, August 19 from 3 – 5 pm and Saturday, August 20 from 9:30 – 11:30 am, the Door County Land Trust is hosting “A Weekend at our Preserves” as part of its 25th anniversary celebration.

Representatives of the Land Trust will be offering guided and self-guided hikes at four nature preserves located throughout the county and will be available to answer questions about the preserves and the work of the Land Trust.  The Land Trust nature preserves featured this weekend are:

  • the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Preserve in Sturgeon Bay,
  • the Bay Shore Blufflands Nature Preserve near Carlsville,
  • the Kangaroo Lake Nature Preserve outside of Baileys Harbor and
  • the Three Springs Nature Preserve approximately two miles east of Sister Bay.

Bay Shore Blufflands Nature Preserve

One-hour guided hikes will be offered at 3 pm and 4 pm on Friday and 9:30 am and 10:30 am on Saturday. Those preferring a self-guided hike may arrive and depart at any time and maps will be available. The hikes will be held rain or shine and are offered at no charge and no reservations are necessary.

For directions to these four preserves and other Door County Land Trust nature preserves, please visit or call 920.746.1359.  We recommend that you wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a bottle of water.

The Door County Land Trust is celebrating 25 years of preserving Door County’s finest open spaces and wild places. It is a local, non-profit organization supported by over 2,000 contributing members. Its mission is to preserve, maintain and enhance lands that contribute significantly to the scenic beauty, open space and ecological integrity of Door County. Since its inception in 1986, the Land Trust has protected nearly 6,000 acres throughout Door County. Nature preserves owned by the Door County Land Trust are open to the public for hiking, hunting, birding, skiing and other low-impact recreational and educational activities.

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