Location: 511 High Bluff Drive, Grafton, WI 53024

Distance: 1.8 miles

GPS Coordinates: 43.337755, -87.888417 / 43° 20’ 15.918” N, 87° 53’ 18.302” W

Pets: Dogs allowed on a leash

Fee: Free

Operating Hours: Sunrise to Sunset, year round.

Amenities: Picnic tables and accessible portable toilets are available at the park.

Cool Features: Over 1/2 mile of 90- to 100-foot bluffs look out onto Lake Michigan, offering

tremendous viewing opportunities for residents and visitors. Lion's Den Gorge Nature

Preserve is also adjacent to a 44-acre wetland complex owned by United States Fish and

Wildlife Service (USFWS) for enhancing populations of migratory birds and other wildlife. This

park offers tremendous views. Stroll across bridges over the gorge or down the gorge

stairways to walk along the Lake Michigan shoreline. This 73-acre park offers plenty of hiking

trails, boardwalks through the wetlands, picnic areas, scenic views, and restrooms.

Nearest Town: Grafton


  • From north or southbound I-43: Take exit 92 and head east on Hwy. Q. Go 0.7 miles to

Hwy. C, turn left, and go 1.4 miles to High Bluff Dr. Take a right and drive 0.25 miles to

the entrance.