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Big Bay State Park

2402 Hagen Rd, La Pointe, WI, WI 54850
+1 715-747-6425
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Peacful and beautiful park to visit with a awesome beach to explore. Worth checking the park out... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Great Hikes, Friendly Rangers

Even though it was damp and drizzling we enjoyed hiking over . the caves to the point and along... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Year-round park located on Madeline Island, offering camping, swimming, hiking, fishing and picnicking.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“point trail” (5 reviews)
“big bay” (5 reviews)
“rocky cliffs” (2 reviews)
2402 Hagen Rd, La Pointe, WI, WI 54850
+1 715-747-6425

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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank MandySSS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 26 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

5  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
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We walked many of the trails in the park. The walk along the shoreline was great. There are picnic areas along the way. Out coves along the shore are very nice with the water splashing on the rocks. The woods trail could use some up...More

2  Thank vette079
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Relax, hike, bike, go to the beach. Go to Big Bay Cty park and rent a canoe or Kayak. See my Madeline Island review.

1  Thank CalGal63
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We visited this State Park for an afternoon while staying on Madeline Island. The long, lazy road into the park is perfect for bike riders and every time we drove it, there were at least a few pairs of people riding to and from the...More

4  Thank IowaMum
Reviewed 28 July 2016

take your car on the ferry to Madeline Island as Big Bay State Park is 6 miles across the island with quite a lot of inclines. Biking would have been hard work, nothing much to see as you go across the island & the bikes...More

Thank Dabblings
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We spent the greater part of a morning and early afternoon in the park. We hiked along several of the trails, and along the boardwalk at the beach. We also drove through the campground to scope out potential campsites for the future. Beautiful area.

1  Thank marytini
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We are admirers of all of Wisconsin's state parks and this is a gem. The shoreline is pristine. I loved walking and looking at all the rocks. Very clean park with deer easily seen. We only spent a day there, but we were able to...More

2  Thank PaulStreiff
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What is the fee to go to this park, and are there many miles of trails to hike or just a couple?
12 August 2016|
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