Horseshoe Island (Wisconsin)

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Horseshoe Island
Horseshoe Island Aerial.jpg
Aerial view of Horseshoe Island
Horseshoe Island is located in Wisconsin
Horseshoe Island
Horseshoe Island
Horseshoe Island is located in the United States
Horseshoe Island
Horseshoe Island
Geography
LocationLake Michigan, Door County, Wisconsin
Coordinates45°10′44″N 087°12′33″W / 45.17889°N 87.20917°W / 45.17889; -87.20917Coordinates: 45°10′44″N 087°12′33″W / 45.17889°N 87.20917°W / 45.17889; -87.20917
Highest elevation607 ft (185 m)
Administration
Horseshoe Island from mainland in Peninsula State Park.
Horseshoe Island from Ephraim.

Horseshoe Island is an island in Green Bay in Door County, Wisconsin. The island is located offshore from Peninsula State Park and is part of the state park.[1][2] The French explorer Jean Nicolet reportedly landed on the island.[3] The island is part of the Town of Gibraltar, and lies offshore from the village of Ephraim, Wisconsin.

A map of the northwestern shore of Door County. Horseshoe Island can be seen on the right, north of Peninsula State Park.

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