Deer Run Golf Course is a 9-hole regulation golf course on Washington Island. The course features mature maples and pines and a two-acre pond. Great for all skill levels! They also have a miniature golf course.
The Rock Island Ferry is a passenger-only ferry transporting visitors from Jackson Harbor on Washington Island to Rock Island State Park. Vehicles and bicycles are not permitted on the ferry, and pets must be leashed. The Rock Island Ferry runs from Memorial Day to Columbus Day
The Washington Island Biergarten is new as of 2022 and is located at the Deer Run Golf Course. Come and enjoy some German beer and food while hanging out at the outdoor tables or sitting around the large fire pit. If you’re not worn out from a game of golf, there are yard games to play
Jacobsen Museum is named after Jens Jacobsen, who preserved the remnants of a Potawatomi village that once stood in that part of Washington Island. He built the rustic log structure in 1931 to house the artifacts and relics he discovered. The island was once the site of one of the earliest coral
The Washington Island Stavkirke is a traditional Scandinavian Stavkirke (stave church) and one of the most popular attractions on Washington Island. It was completed in 1999 based on drawings of one built in Norway dating to 1150 AD. The Stavkirke is owned and managed by Trinity Lutheran Church
The Thorstein Veblen Study Cabin was built in 1916 by world-famous economist Thorstein Veblen, who spent his summers on Washington Island. The study cabin has been moved and is currently being restored by Little Lake, next to the Jacobsen Museum
School House Beach is a unique pebble beach part of the Niagara Escarpment and one of only five such beaches in the world. Although there is no sand, it is a popular swimming beach due to its bright, clear water. There are plenty of picnic tables and grills, so bring along a picnic to enjoy