Heritage Village at Big Creek, Historical and Environmental Learning Preserve

Educational and recreational opportunities for residents and visitors of Door County. Programs and special events are offered at the Collins Learning Center, the historical village, and the Leif Everson Astronomical Observatory. The nature preserve can be enjoyed via five miles of hiking/ski trails. Admission is free. Visit our website for a listing of programs.


Located at the intersection of Hwy 42/57 and Michigan (Cty Rd TT) in Sturgeon Bay.

Free Admission

  • Yes


  • On Water
  • Disabled Access

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Wooded

History/Heritage Type

  • Wisconsin History