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The Ridges Sanctuary, Baileys Harbor

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.5/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
A unique pristine nature area on the Lake Michigan shore. Made up of a series of beach ridges and swales, the Sanctuary harbors a diversity of habitats which makes it the most biologically diverse area in Wisconsin. On the property are the historic Baileys Harbor Range Lights that used to guide ships into Baileys Harbor when it was the busiest harbor on Lake Michigan north of Milwaukee.
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  • Stopped by there as part of visit to the Range lights .. rather unique location but understanding the history of Baileys Harbor maritime problems, rather ingenious solution to the situation 
  • I wanted to be outdoors, even though it wasn't the most beautiful day. Decided to check out the Ridges Sanctuary, as it had been recommended by locals. It does cost $5 for a one day pass. However, I b...  read more »
  • Visited the newly constructed visitor center and took a guided tour of part of the sanctuary. There are new accessible boardwalks through important preservation areas. The guide pointed out historic g...  read more »
  • Nice little walking trails with a special birding guy.
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