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Ellison Bluff State Natural Area

12050 Ellison Bluff Road, Ellison Bay, WI
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We loved the ole time neighborhood throUgh here!!! Saw a blues band near the Bluff and stopped... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Madison, Wisconsin
Visit here twice a year

Always a nice place to visit this view. A quiet place to reflect. Sometimes crowded on the overlook... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
North Aurora, Illinois
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“county park” (14 reviews)
“green bay” (11 reviews)
12050 Ellison Bluff Road, Ellison Bay, WI
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

We loved the ole time neighborhood throUgh here!!! Saw a blues band near the Bluff and stopped along Hwy 57 for ice cream - Good times!

Thank Klapp0123
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Always a nice place to visit this view. A quiet place to reflect. Sometimes crowded on the overlook ramp and makes it difficult to take photos. Go early in the day.

Thank billp422
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to get out and do some hiking. Lots of roots...careful! But absolutely beautiful views!

1  Thank debm223
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We didn't get to spend as much time as we would've liked due to inclement weather. Nice paths and overlooks. We will be back next time we visit, and will spend more time!

Thank ForTheUnderdog
Reviewed 1 November 2016

A nice state park with an overlook that allows you to see the bay and out into the lake. A lot of tree cover makes it cooler than the surrounding area. A great photo op and place the chill

Thank paulieb00
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great view of the bluff and the water; of note, very uneven steps and walkway - so caution for those who are unsteady when walking.

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is a pretty area to visit! It's hard to get a good picture of the overlook but is very pretty to see in person.

1  Thank wisconsinchic
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A great way to spend a fall afternoon. Beautiful views, great place for pictures. Kids also enjoyed it.

Thank jenjean1
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Follow signs on Highway 42 for Ellison Bay County Park, beautiful tree lined drive in the fall, and paved parking is available with rustic restrooms (not port a potty) available. Unbelievable scenic views. You can enjoy them from the parking lot level or climb down...More

3  Thank EJJourney
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Easy stop with a nice trail to see the view of Ellison Bay. Nice break from the commercial side of Door County.

Thank McWett
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Lake Michigan is on the EAST side of Door County. Ellison bay Bluff is on the WEST. The view is of Green Bay not lake Michigan...duh?
7 March 2016|
Response from clp2csp | Reviewed this property |
It's All Lake Michigan. I would think someone from Wisconsin would KNOW that.
Does it has so many steps for view point???
24 October 2015|
Response from Cindy W | Reviewed this property |
To get to the best (highest) viewing area there are steps and the terrain is a little rough. However, the view from the lower, more even ground is beautiful.