Treasures of Oz

Celebrating the Natural Gems of Ozaukee County



South Beach Kayak and Canoe Launch

Category: Parks
Location: Port Washington Show More
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This is the newest kayak launch site in the county.  It is directly south of the WeEnergies Power Plant at the south end of Port Washington.  There is plenty of parking, picnic tables and a very short carry to the sandy beach.

You don't take a photograph, you make it.
-- Ansel Adams

Eco-Tour Details Walk this beautiful beach under the shadow of the Port Washington Clay Bluffs. Explore the glacial geology of the bluffs with hydrogeologist Tom Kroeger, DNR. Learn about The Return of the Sturgeon project with Mary Hollebeck. Check out the Peregrine Falcon nesting boxes and shorebird birding with expert birders, Becca Sher and Seth Cutright. Get smart about water safety on the lake with staff from the Kettle Moraine-Feith Family YMCA.
  • Canoe/Kayak
  • Swimming
  • Parking
  • Picnic Benches
Water Lake Michigan
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