Explore The Ridges Sanctuary through Guided Hikes

Naturalist-guided hikes are back at The Ridges Sanctuary (, offered Monday-Friday, 10 am, through Aug. 28. Prepare to learn all about the rich cultural and natural history of the sanctuary.

Appel’s Bluff guided hikes are offered monthly on the first and third Wednesdays, 1 pm, to explore this varied landscape, which features ledges, a hardwood forest and open fields. Meet at the Cook-Albert Fuller Nature Center, 8166 Hwy 57 in Baileys Harbor.

Logan Creek guided hikes – with easy to moderate hiking – are offered monthly on the second and fourth Wednesdays, 1 pm, starting May 12. Discover the beautiful landscape of this 170-acre parcel on Clark Lake, which features upland hardwood forest, lowland cedar-hemlock forest and frontage along Clark Lake and Logan Creek. Wear appropriate footwear, and take binoculars if desired. Meet at the Logan Creek Trailhead, 5724 Loritz Road in Jacksonport.

Hiking groups are limited to 10 participants, and advance registration is requested. Hikes are $8 for the public, $5 for Ridges members and free for ages 18 and younger.

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