Welcome!

Open Door Bird Sanctuary is a nature center devoted to wild bird education in the heart of Door County, WI.

Experience birds of prey in a natural environment!

Be awed and inspired by close encounters with raptors during a 1 hour program, see and touch artifacts and visit with birds on display. With 34 acres of serene landscape, 3 hiking trails in different types of landscape and a picnic area, make it an afternoon to remember!

Open the 2nd and 4th weekend of June, July and Aug and July 4th and Labor Day weekends. Saturday and Sunday 12-4, Program at 1pm.

Adults $5 Kids $3 under 4 free.

Feathered Focus Newsletters


Hawk BulletSpring 2016  Chocked full of information about what we’ve been up to, including our preparations for Summer 2016, a call out for volunteers, a profile on volunteer Rick Burton and lots of things you probably never knew about owls.
Hawk BulletFall 2015  Read about our grand opening weekends, learn about bird migration, get an update on the Bird Care Center and much more.
Hawk BulletSummer 2015  What a busy year 2015 has become for Open Door Bird Sanctuary: a new building project, new bird arrival, a summer’s worth of outreach educational programming under way, lots of grounds work, successful fundraising, and so much more.
Hawk BulletSpring 2015  Wisconsin is enjoying another record breaking year for Snowy Owl sightings. We anticipate breaking ground on the Bird Care Center in May. Kokoko, our Saw-Whet Owl, introduces herself and tells us how she got her name.
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