Photo Credit: Ann Junker
Location: Northeast Wisconsin, Door County. R-39, Ridges Road runs from WIS 57 (Door County Coastal Byway) to Point Drive and the
Toft Point Natural Area.
Length: 2.5 miles
R-39 provides panoramic views of rocky lakeshore areas and dense forests. Both the
Ridges Sanctuary and
Old Lighthouse Point (also called Toft Point) are part of the wildlife and natural areas designated by the National Park Service as a National Natural Landmark. These extraordinary forests and wetlands are home to more than 475 plant species, including 25 of the 40 species of orchids native to the state.