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Big Bay State Park
Located on Madeline Island, the largest of 22 Apostle Islands, this 2,418-acre park sports rugged wooded cliffs with dramatic views of Lake Superior. It contains a State Natural Area that is open for use by the public. Habitats include bogs, barrier beach, boreal forest and old growth hemlock. 1.5 miles of Lake Superior shoreline. Mile long boardwalk, drinking fountain, viewing platform, visitors center, gift shop.
Hours of Operation
On Madeline Island in Lake Superior. Take car ferry from Bayfield to La Pointe on Madeline Island. Follow signs 4 miles to the park. Paved parking lot.
- On Water
- Disabled Access
Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
Number of Campsites
Natural Attractions Type
- Parks, Forests, Trails
Trail Length (miles)
Showers and Flush Toilets
Dining: Near Big Bay State Park