At the northern tip of the Door County Peninsula nestled against the Green Bay coast, Ellison Bay is a small town community. The town was originally founded by Danish immigrant John Eliasen and focused primarily on the lumber and fishing industries. Points of interest include the Clearing Folk School, Island Orchard Cider, and various art galleries and museums.
Ellison Bay, Gills Rock, Rowleys Bay Information Center
Newport Wilderness Day
A day of hikes and programs to celebrate the state's only formally designated wilderness state park.
Hidden Galleries Tour
September 25 - September 26
"A bouquet of artists and Gallery of Gardens" featuring the hidden galleries at the "top of the thumb" Each gallery showcases special art and gardens. Enjoy...
Clearing Folk School, The
Adult learning center, open to those 18 and over. Summer residential program, fall & winter day programs. Occasional special retreats and seminars
Savory Spoon Cooking School
Another Door County educational sojourn is the Savory Spoon Cooking School in Ellison Bay. Located in a 160 year-old historic schoolhouse, the Savory Spoon...
Ellison Bay Bluff County Park
174-acre park offers breathtaking view. A wooden walkway deck leads safely to the edge of sheer, 100-foot limestone bluffs. Picnic area. Parking and restrooms.