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Big Bay State Park

2402 Hagen Rd, La Pointe, WI, WI 54850
+1 715-747-6425
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Great trip!

We went bike camping to big bay. Nice remote place away from everyone. Beautiful park with some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A and M
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Wisconsin
Beautiful as always!

I hadn't been back since 2015. The water wasn't as clear and blue on the day we went due to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ExitNo9
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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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Year-round park located on Madeline Island, offering camping, swimming, hiking, fishing and picnicking.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2402 Hagen Rd, La Pointe, WI, WI 54850
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+1 715-747-6425

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went bike camping to big bay. Nice remote place away from everyone. Beautiful park with some of the clearest water we've seen. At night we could see so many stars. Quite breathtaking.

Thank A and M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hadn't been back since 2015. The water wasn't as clear and blue on the day we went due to the oncoming rain, but the hike was still fantastic. There are easy trails and we took the ones near the rock formations. We went down...More

Thank ExitNo9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hiked down from the Town Park on the Boardwalk Trail. The rock formations jutting out from the land were so cool to see up close. I only wish it had been warm enough to swim! We took the Woods Trail on the way back...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We drove out here & first had a picnic which was nice & then hiked the trails. Super pretty with lots of views of the shoreline & places to get out & climb on the rocks. We even saw some people diving into the water...More

2  Thank JessPem
Reviewed 6 July 2017

my group of 2 moms and 2 teenage daughters LOVED our time at Big Bay State Park. We camped for 3 nights and enjoyed every minute!! Campgrounds are CLEAN. VIews are BREATH TAKING. Rangers & camp host were awesome!! Quiet time hours are enforced!!! The...More

Thank Tracy D
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Worth a stop if you are on the island. It isn't to far of a bike ride from where the ferry drops you and is mostly flat.

2  Thank TFH1978
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Peacful and beautiful park to visit with a awesome beach to explore. Worth checking the park out and spending some time there!!!

1  Thank MandySSS
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Even though it was damp and drizzling we enjoyed hiking over . the caves to the point and along the bay. There is a cost of I believe $9 maybe $11. I forgot to ask if there was a senior rate. The waves were crashing...More

Thank Bike2
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We took a one hour stay in Big Bay State Park for 5$. We first turned right. We saw some rocks on Lake Superior, but no sea caves. So went back to the left. Once near the shore we realized this is where we kayaked...More

6  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I went in August 2016, along with my two nephews who have never seen Lake Superior. They were amazed and loved the trail that ran along the rocky cliffs. We saw people jumping in the water (not at the beach, but from the rocks) and...More

3  Thank whitefish
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Bonnie M
31 August 2017|
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Response from MandySSS | Reviewed this property |
It defiantly is and even though there is plenty of smaller tourist things a person can do in Lapointe having the car on the island is very nice since you can explore the whole island without a bike. That is what I done with... More
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JGluvsMexico
13 August 2016|
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Response from Lori Ann M | Reviewed this property |
It's a state park so there is an admission fee or you can purchase an annual state park pass. The website has a good map of the hiking trails. I know there were several. We stayed on the boardwalk
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