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Big Bay State Park

View Website Favorite (51) 2402 Hagen Road - La Pointe, WI 54850
Information: 715-747-6425
Toll Free: 888-936-7463

6am-11pm.

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

Nearby Places

1
Madeline Island Family Fall Fest 10/16/2021 La Pointe - 4.59 miles away
2
Iron County Fair 8/05/2021 - 8/08/2021 Saxon - 24.42 miles away
3
Memorial Weekend ATV/UTV Rally 5/27/2021 - 5/30/2021 Hurley - 33.55 miles away
4
Saturday Arts in Heritage Park 5/22/2021 Hurley - 33.57 miles away
5
Iron County Heritage Festival 7/31/2021 - 8/15/2021 Hurley - 33.62 miles away
6
Iron River Town-Wide Rummage Sales 6/11/2021 - 6/13/2021 Iron River - 37.26 miles away
7
Iron River Lions Blueberry Festival 7/24/2021 - 7/25/2021 Iron River - 37.43 miles away
8
Iron River Area Chamber of Commerce Vendor Fair 7/23/2021 - 7/24/2021 Iron River - 37.56 miles away

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

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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