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

Nearby Places

1
Anishinaabe Cultural Days 8/17/2019 - 8/18/2019 La Pointe - 4.59 miles away
2
Commemorating the Treaty of 1854 9/29/2018 - 9/30/2018 La Pointe - 4.59 miles away
3
Apostle Islands Lighthouse Celebration 8/27/2019 - 9/14/2019 Bayfield - 5.95 miles away
4
Point to La Pointe Open Water Swim 8/03/2019 Bayfield - 6.08 miles away
5
Mural Fest & Classic Car Show 9/07/2019 Ashland - 16.29 miles away
6
Downtown Days 8/02/2019 - 8/03/2019 Ashland - 16.53 miles away
7
Red Clay Classic Races 9/27/2019 - 9/28/2019 Ashland - 18.94 miles away
8
Iron County Fair 8/01/2019 - 8/04/2019 Saxon - 24.42 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