Hike This: Keep an Eye Out at Walt’s Woods Natural Area

This Door County Land Trust property is distinctive: It’s one of the southern-most boreal forests in America. The winding natural trails take hikers through several interesting landscapes, including some rock formations, and a panoramic view of Lake Michigan on a rocky shoreline highlights the hike’s midway point.

Where: 1499 Goodnow Road, Baileys Harbor 

Distance: 0.7 miles 

Difficulty: Easy to moderate. The trail is less defined than some others, and there’s a portion with a sharp decline.
Highlights: This short loop feels like a micro-ecosystem.

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