Wisconsin Point

Wisconsin Point photo by Megan Wilson.
A ship passes by the Superior Entry Lighthouse on Wisconsin Point. Photo by Tom Bridge.
Wisconsin Point is a popular destination for birders. Photo by Tom Bridge.
Wisconsin Point is great for swimming, playing in the sand, and other beach fun. Photo by Nancie Jardine.
Superior Entry Lighthouse photo by Tom Mackay.
Wisconsin Point is a popular destination for birders and photographers. Photo by Catherine Khalar.
View Website Favorite (4) Wisconsin Point - Superior, WI 54880
Information: 715-395-7299
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At the extreme west end of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater sand spit (3.5 miles) in Wisconsin protects the city of Superior's harbor, forming sheltered Allouez Bay and the St. Louis River Estuary. Recreational opportunities include: 229 acres, with 2 3/4 miles of beach; Bird watching, hiking, beach use, and duck hunting; Watchable Wildlife area; Historical marker for a sacred Chippewa burial ground; and the Superior entry lighthouse. The Point contains stands of old growth pine, beach dune communities and marsh open water habitats creating one of the best migratory bird areas in May and Sept at this intersection of marsh, lake and woodland. Motor vehicle traffic is prohibited between the hours of 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. on Wisconsin Point Road, including any parking areas beyond Lot #1 and also all of Moccasin Mike Road & Lakeshore Drive.
  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • Features
    • On Water
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Beaches
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
    • Scenic Vistas
  • Hunting Type
    • Duck
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Native American Heritage

Nearby Places

Bayfield's Concerts by the Lake 6/20/2017 - 9/05/2017 Bayfield - 55.8 miles away
Native American Expo 6/14/2017 - 8/16/2017 Hayward - 63.27 miles away
Siren Music in the Park 6/01/2017 - 8/24/2017 Siren - 64.54 miles away
Elco Morning Cruise (family friendly) 5/26/2017 - 10/15/2017 Birchwood - 76.53 miles away
Elco Happy Hour Cruise (Ages 12+) 5/26/2017 - 10/15/2017 Birchwood - 76.53 miles away
Elco Sunset Cruise (18+ Only) 5/26/2017 - 8/15/2017 Birchwood - 76.53 miles away
Luck Music in the Park 6/06/2017 - 8/29/2017 Luck - 80.46 miles away
Music in the Park Concerts 6/06/2017 - 8/08/2017 Rice Lake - 82.27 miles away