North Bay Boat Launch
There is a single bench for sitting and a small parking area. This is a great for non-motorized watercraft. Take County Road ZZ east (downtown Sister Bay), turn right on North Bay Road, the launch area is at the end of the gravel portion of the road.
Sand Bay Town Park
This treasure has a sand beach, swings, picnic area, restrooms, and a non-motorized launch (to the north). Head east on Waters End Road (north of Sister Bay), just before it ends, turn left onto North Sand Bay lane, the park entrance will be on your right.
Grand View Park
Sitting at the top of the Niagara Escarpment, this view never disappoints, no matter the time of year, you may also enjoy the walking trails. Turn left off Highway 42 at the Liberty grove Historical Society, continue past the buildings of days gone by and take in the view.
Ellison Bay Community Park
Also known as “The Women’s Club” this is a great family park with a sandy beach, picnic area, grills, gazebo, playground, and restrooms. Non-motorized launch area is on the rocks west of the pier. This park is on the south end of downtown Ellison Bay.
Wills Park & Ellison Bay Marina
A great spot for sunsets or a brief rest. Contact the dock master at (920) 421-1974 for information on daily launching and overnight docking. Take Highway 42 north to Ellison Bay and turn left on Cedar Shore Road.
This park has a small playground, covered picnic area, and a large grassy area which is a great place for family gatherings. The baseball field is also ice rink in the winter. Take Highway 42 north, turn Left onto Garrett Bay Road, the park will be on the right just after the stop sign.
Hotz Memorial Park
A great spot for a family picnic and a swim in Lake Michigan, neighboring Newport State Park with picnic tables, grills, restrooms, and a non-motorized launch (to the north). Take highway 42 north, turn right on Europe Bay Road, continue straight at the stop sign, the park will be on the right.
Europe Lake Boat Launch
A shallow launch for smaller boats or non-motorized watercraft. Take Highway 42 north, turn right onto Europe Bay Road, turn left onto Timberline Road, turn right onto Europe Lake Road, the road ends by the launch area.
Isle View Park
A small picnic area overlooking Lake Michigan waters. There is a picnic table and grill available. Take Highway 42 north, turn right on Isle View Road, follow this until the end and there will be a gravel entrance.
Garrett Bay Park
The Fleetwing was lost in the 1800s and is sunken off shore. The non-motorized launch ramp is across from the parking area. Take Highway 42 north, turn left on Garrett Bay Road and parking will be on your right.
Mariners Park at Gills Rock
This large grassy area is a great place relax and watch sunsets and boats in the water. This was once the home of a large commercial fishing operation. Take highway 42 north out of Ellison Bay and the park is on the left just before Gills Rock.
Gills Rock Park
This park is great for families. The covered picnic area, playground and park are close to the water for viewing. Take Highway 42 north, turn left onto Wisconsin Bay Road in Gills Rock and the park will be on your right.
Wisconsin Bay Park
Enjoy the beautiful view of Death’s Door. There is a small parking area, picnic area, and grill. Take Highway 42 north, turn left on Timberline Road, the gravel entrance is on the right as the road turns to the left.
Port des Morts Park
This park offers a great view of Death’s Door, take the staircase down to the shore or enjoy a break from reality. Take Highway 42 north, just as the curvy road begins, turn left on Kenosha Drive, the park has a gravel entrance near the end of the road.