Little Sand Bay Recreational Area

The Little Sand Bay Recreation Area is located in a scenic and secluded spot just off of Lake Superior, approximately 15 minutes north of historic Bayfield, WI. The campground is operated by the Town of Russell and offers a variety of amenities including a boat ramp and dock, swimming beach, picnic area, gazebo, ball field & game area, RV sanitary station and restroom/shower facilities. The campground has 47 sites, including RV, trailer, tent and group sites. Electricity, water, ice and firewood are all available. Reservations are available for a fee. Conveniently located near an Apostle Islands Nat'l Lakeshore visitor center and ranger station.


  • Disabled Access
  • On Water
  • Camping
  • Boating Services Available

Showers and Flush Toilets

  • Yes

Publicly Owned

  • Yes

Natural Attractions Type

  • Beaches


  • Yes


  • Yes

Campground Type

  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
  • Group Sites

Camping Hook-ups

  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Electric

Boat Launch

  • Yes

Dumping Station

  • Yes

Number of Campsites

  • 47