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Cave Point County Park-Photo by Dave Hoefler
Cave Point County Park-Photo by Dave Hoefler
Cave Point County Park is a beautiful hidden gem that features wave-worn Dolomite/limestone ledges, underwater caves and a stirring view of Lake Michigan. The cavernous stone found at Cave Point has been carved out by centuries of violent waves crashing on the shore and dissolving the limestone cliff faces. Those waves still crash today, often reaching heights of more than 30 feet when they meet the immovable rock. Cave Point offers a spectacular view of Lake Michigan and the eastern shore of the Door Peninsula, including sunrise and evening moon rises. A half-mile hiking trail stretches through the forest of birch, maple and beech trees and links up with several miles of trails in the adjacent Whitefish Dunes State Park. Watching a storm at Cave Point is a fascinating adventure. As waves crash against the rock formation, dramatic water spray can be seen and felt from a safe distance. Water also sprays from blowholes 15 to 30 feet from the edge created by fractures in the dolomite. Cave Point offers a spectacular picture in winter as the constant wave action forms icicles cling to the rock formations. (Use caution, as rocks are slippery when wet or covered with ice.) (Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, USA)