Enjoy Door County’s Wetlands for Father’s Day
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Gravity Trails and Door County Kayak Tours are an amazing way to get outdoors to appreciate the unique offerings of Wisconsin’s peninsula for Father’s Day. Northern Door County is home to 1 of only 37 “Wetlands of International Importance” in the United States. Internationally recognized wetlands are considered significant for their economic, cultural, scientific, and, most importantly to us, recreational value. Wisconsin takes measures to conserve wetlands for all of us to enjoy.
The map below highlights the wetlands scattered along 22 miles of the Eastern coast of the peninsula. Conservation efforts have helped harbor a variety of wildlife in the area. For an area of wetlands to earn international importance recognition, it must provide habitat for rare and endangered species and contain a rich diversity of biological life. Locals here in Door County are well aware this is not a problem here. More than 150 species of birds use the area for nesting, resting, and refueling purposes during the spring and fall migration seasons. The Baileys Harbor boreal forest and wetlands is one of the few known nesting sites in Wisconsin for the common Goldeneye, a diving duck that nests in forest tree cavities.
Is there a better way to reward dad for all his hard work than a relaxing kayak tour with Gravity Trails and Door County Kayak Tours listening to the songs of birds? We think not. Book a reservation now before they fill up and come out celebrate Father’s day with us – we can’t wait to see you here!