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 (2) Wisconsin Point Rd - Superior, WI 54880
Information: 715-395-7299
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At the extreme west end of Lake Superior, one of the largest freshwater sandbars (3.5 miles along with Minnesota Point) in the world. Wisconsin Point 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; a 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
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Native American Heritage
  • Hunting Type
    • Duck

Nearby Places

1
Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival 8/21/2020 - 8/22/2020 Superior - 5.17 miles away
2
Great Lakes Classic Pond Hockey Tournament 1/24/2020 - 1/26/2020 Superior - 5.42 miles away
3
Lake Superior Ice Festival 1/24/2020 - 1/26/2020 Superior - 5.46 miles away
4
Gitchee Gumee Brew Fest 4/04/2020 Superior - 5.91 miles away
5
Great Northern Classic Rodeo 9/04/2020 - 9/06/2020 Superior - 6.27 miles away
6
Superior Spooktacular North End Days 10/25/2019 - 10/26/2019 Superior - 7.31 miles away
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Superior Spooktacular North End Days 10/25/2019 - 10/26/2019 Superior - 7.31 miles away
8
5k Trail Rivet Run/Walk 7/14/2019 Superior - 11.65 miles away