North Point Park
This city park is located north of the Sheboygan Yacht Club on a rocky peninsula that juts out into Lake Michigan. From the overlook, you can see an exceptional array of birds, especially during spring and fall migrations. Birds you may see include Horned and Eared Grebes, Long-tailed and Harlequin Ducks, eiders as well as Glaucous, Laughing and Little Gulls, and Black-bellied and American Golden Plovers. Snowy Owls are seen here in early winter along with Purple Sandpipers.
Directions: From I-43 exit Hwy 23 east into Sheboygan. Follow Kohler Memorial Drive (Hwy 23) to Broughton Drive. Then north on Broughton Drive to North Point Park and Overlook.
Gazetteer: Page 47, C-7 (prior to 10th edition). | Page 81, C-5 (10th edition).
Phone: 920/459-3440 (City of Sheboygan).
Signature Species: Shorebirds and gulls.
Rare Species: King and Common Eider, Sabine’s Gull, and Purple Sandpiper.
Seasonality: Open all year.
Parking: Parking lot.
Nearest food & lodging: Sheboygan.