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Whitefish Dunes State Park


Weather forecast [exit DNR]

Beach and Shoreline

The 1st beach access point (the only ADA beach access point) at Whitefish Dunes is closed until further notice due to high water and shoreline erosion on Lake Michigan. Both the 2nd and 3rd beach access points are open with stairs leading to the shore.

Water levels remain high on Lake Michigan. When walking along the shoreline, please remain on designated hiking trails and exercise caution.

For current beach conditions, visit the Wisconsin Beach Health website.

For water temperature conditions, please refer to the Lake Michigan Coast Watch website [exit DNR].


The shelter can be reserved online from April 1 through October 31. For all other dates or questions about the shelter, please contact the Nature Center.