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Big Bay State Park

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2402 Hagen Rd, La Pointe, WI, WI 54850-1500
+1 715-747-6425
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Great place

This park is big and has a lot places to camp, to hike and to make a picnic or stay with your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Siane Camila L
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Erechim, RS
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Beautiful unspoiled park on a little used island.

Beautiful park and stretch of beach on Madeleine Island, Wisconsin. This is off of Bayfield in... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
jonesrl2016
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Chicago, Illinois
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Year-round park located on Madeline Island, offering camping, swimming, hiking, fishing and picnicking.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“big bay” (6 reviews)
“bay view” (3 reviews)
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2402 Hagen Rd, La Pointe, WI, WI 54850-1500
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"madeline island"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is big and has a lot places to camp, to hike and to make a picnic or stay with your family! It very very organized!

Thank Siane Camila L
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Beautiful park and stretch of beach on Madeleine Island, Wisconsin. This is off of Bayfield in Lake Superior, so the water is cold, but the setting is very pretty. A ferry ride is required from Bayfield to LaPointe, on the island. A great place to...More

Thank jonesrl2016
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

We have camped here twice now. It's a beautiful place and the campground is better than average. Camp sites are far apart, so you have more privacy. (Though it also means a longer walk to the bathroom!) The island is gorgeous and we drove around...More

1  Thank kristinfreymn
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

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
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Reviewed September 16, 2017 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
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Reviewed September 11, 2017 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
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Reviewed July 9, 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
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Reviewed July 6, 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
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Reviewed July 1, 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
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Reviewed June 24, 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 Steven S
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Ohlsson82
April 1, 2018|
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Response from kacoffey |
Nope. They have sites for campers too at Big Bay State Park. I'd suggest checking out the state park on Reserve America.
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jjones_9
October 16, 2017|
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Response from ExitNo9 | Reviewed this property |
Two things I’d suggest: 1. Just call and ask. 2. If you really don’t want to call the park, you can make reservations online. Through this, you can get an idea of how many campsites and what kind of campsites are currently... More
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Bonnie M
August 30, 2017|
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Response from Steven S | 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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