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Big Bay State Park

View Website Favorite (50) 2402 Hagen Road - La Pointe, WI 54850
Information: 715-747-6425
Toll Free: 888-936-7463

6am-11pm.

Daily stickers and trail passes can be purchased at individual properties via self-registration stations, electronic kiosk or drive-up window service. Annual park stickers only, can be purchased online. Annual park stickers and state trail passes can also be purchased over the phone by calling 1-888-305-0398 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., seven days per week or with questions: 1-888-936-7463, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

Show off your selfie skills! Find a selfie stand located at the end of the boardwalk leading to the beach and stop for a fun photo. Share yours with us on Instagram using #ScenicWisconsin. 

Located on Madeline Island, the largest of 22 Apostle Islands, this 2,350-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. 4 miles of Lake Superior shoreline and 1.5 miles of sandy beach. Mile long boardwalk, drinking fountain, viewing platform. Has adaptive equipment available for people with mobility impairment including beach wheelchair.

Pets are welcome in Wisconsin State Parks but must be on a leash and under control at all times. Certain areas may be off limits to pets. Visit our website for more details.

  • Features
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
    • Camping
    • Disabled Access
    • On Water
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Flat
    • Open
    • Wooded
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Campground Type
    • RV
    • Tent
    • Trailer
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Camping Hook-ups
    • Electric
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 10
  • Number of Campsites
    • 60
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Beaches
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Adaptive Equipment Available
    • Yes
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes

Nearby Places

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CANCELED - Big Water Film Festival 11/04/2020 - 11/07/2020 Ashland - 4.41 miles away
2
CANCELED - Bayfield Apple Festival 10/02/2020 - 10/04/2020 Bayfield - 6.12 miles away
3
CANCELED - South Shore Enduro 10/10/2020 Washburn - 12.85 miles away
4
Garland City Women's Expo and Chick-uamegon 11/07/2020 Ashland - 16.55 miles away
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Garland City Women's Expo and Chick-uamegon 11/07/2020 Ashland - 16.68 miles away
6
CANCELED - Memorial Medical Center WhistleStop Marathon and Half-Marathon 10/09/2020 - 10/10/2020 Ashland - 17.38 miles away
7
Red Clay Classic Races 10/02/2020 - 10/03/2020 Ashland - 18.94 miles away
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CANCELED - Memorial Medical Center WhistleStop Marathon and Half-Marathon 10/09/2020 - 10/10/2020 Moquah - 23.89 miles away

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • A recycling program is in place
  • Low flow fixtures are installed
  • Leave No Trace principles are promoted
  • 50 meter tall tower collects data about wind to study feasibility of wind turbines on Madeline Island