WI: Areas of Door County could become part of a national park

DOOR COUNTY, Wis. — Parts of Door County may be designated as a national park in the future. The proposal for The Grand Traverse Islands National Park includes 17 islands, extending from Wisconsin’s Door County to Upper Michigan’s Garden Peninsula.

The Friends of the Grand Traverse Islands group says the proposed area offers everything a national park would.

“Sea kayaking, hiking, birding, anything you could do at any of the national parks, it’s all right here. It’s an incredible opportunity,” said John Bacon, chairman of the Friends of Grand Traverse Islands.

Read the full story from WBAY.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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