Big Bay State Park

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Information: 715-747-6425

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

Nearby Places

1
Bayfield Winter Festival 3/01/2019 - 3/03/2019 Bayfield - 5.95 miles away
2
Red Cliff Winter Pow Wow 1/26/2019 - 1/27/2019 Red Cliff - 6.5 miles away
3
Mt. Ashwabay Summit Nordic Ski Race 2/02/2019 Bayfield - 9.52 miles away
4
Mt. Ashwabay King & Queen of the Mountain 2/25/2018 Bayfield - 9.52 miles away
5
Bike Across the Bay 2/17/2019 Washburn - 12.49 miles away
6
Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race 2/02/2019 - 2/03/2019 Bayfield - 14.12 miles away
7
Book Across the Bay 2/16/2019 Washburn - 16.19 miles away
8
Book Across the Bay 2/16/2019 Ashland - 18.83 miles away

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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