Activities

Kayaking, Swimming

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Added by

David Rack

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One of the most picturesque spots in Wisconsin to kayak is cave point. There is a fun spot to jump off the cliffs, but be mindful, IT IS SHALLOW!!!

A great spot to kayak in Door County Wisconsin is cave point county park.  The safest direction to approach cave point is from the north at Schauer Park.  

$5 launch fee.  

Make sure to check the wind direction and wind strength!  West wind under 5 knots is the best direction to kayak cave point.  If there is a south wind under 5  knots, you can usually paddle there early in the morning, but be mindful of increase in wind around 11am.  Anything over 8 knots from the south becomes real choppy, real fast.  Minimal takeout areas around cave point, so it can become dangerous real quickly if the water is cold and choppy.

I don't recommend starting from whitefish bay dunes as if the wind increases, it can be really dangerous returning to whitefish bay dunes with waves that are refracting off of cave point.

If you don't have gear or decent experience or don't know your rescues, I recommend doing a tour with Door County Kayak Tours they take photos down at cave point too.

Stop at the Jacksonport bakery post or pre tour.  They have the best breakfast in Door County!

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Activities

Kayaking, Swimming

Skill

Beginner

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Added by

David Rack

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